HOW TO MAKE DAISY-DILL CAPERS When I look up a recipe on how to make certain things, there is always a long story attached to it. The story typically includes talk on how maker first came across the idea, the process, etc. Or there is talk about the ups and downs of making the... Continue Reading →
Nom. Nom. Nom. Just in time for Christmas! As you are walking through the snowy forest, find a nice healthy spruce tree and snip off a few branches. Spruce smells nice, but it tastes even better...in a cookie! Yes, there are few steps involved. But they are so worth it. This is not your average... Continue Reading →
When I look at the world of fungi upon close inspection, I swear I'm on another planet sometimes. Colors, shapes and textures of the fungi astound me. Not to mention the area surrounding the fungus itself. It's truly is out of this world.
Funny thing is that I told my husband about my dream and how beautiful it was before it turned to ash. I said how everything beautiful fades, disappears or turns ugly. That was the pity, the blah, in me. I see that in these pictures however, I captured ever lasting beauty. In that, there is hope for today.
Moments with my family, my 'fun guys', are my most beloved moments. If those moments involve 'fungi', all the better!
So much to do, so little time. When I started writing blogs, I had this idea that I would write about everything I did on foraging, hunting, and fishing and all the little details that go along with those activities. Well, it turns out that there is not enough time to write about it all.... Continue Reading →
That Birch is beautiful. It's 50 feet tall and its trunk is eight inches in diameter. The sun shines softly on one face of the tree, illuminating the creamy, papery bark. Bits of greenish-grey lichen cling to the lower part of the tree. Short, soft moss carpets the base of the tree and extends outwards... Continue Reading →
I know it’s there. It’s lingering, just beneath the snow: dormant life. I am waiting for the warmth of spring to wake up this sleepy, resting life so I may start my foraging. As I walk down the forest trail I see my foraging spots. Those Red Alder trees will have Oyster Mushrooms. The edge... Continue Reading →
Where do I even start? How about one foot in front of the other on this muddy trail? Or how about turning down that dusty dirt road, or maybe that one? Or how about just straight through the bush? I’m just going to bush whack all over that forest, climb that mountain, wander that creek... Continue Reading →