Infused Labrador Tea Chocolates OR Infused Juniper Berry Chocolates. Take your pick!

Hand over the Chocolate and nobody gets hurt.

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Can you pass the Mushroom Ketchup please?

If you are reading this, I’d like to relish the fact that you’ve mustard up the courage to ketchup to my level.
As a hunter-gatherer and a consumer of food grown on a farm or a greenhouse, I am always on the look out to combine all the flavors, wild or not, in new and interesting ways. Why just have Tomato Ketchup when you can have Mushroom Ketchup?

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Bog Cranberry and Fir Crème Brûlée

Let’s get down and personal with the Bog Cranberry. When I say down…I mean it literally! Get down onto your hands and knees and start picking!

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Fiddlehead and Bacon Mini Quiche

Frozen Fiddleheads comes in handy on nights like these when I want an ‘appy’ type meal. Mini Quiches make great appetizers. They also make a great meal if you eat enough of them. Which I will tell you, is easy enough to do!

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Daisy-Dill Capers

  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…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved *** Fungi and Fun guys

Moments with my family, my ‘fun guys’, are my most beloved moments. If those moments involve ‘fungi’, all the better!

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I’d Tap That…Birch Tapping 101

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…

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Collecting Chaga with an untested forager

It’s Chaga hunting day! Karoline arrives at my door with her backpack in hand. I look down at her feet and notice she is wearing ankle high hiking boots. Not quite the boots I was hoping she would be wearing. She will soon learn when I say wear your boots, it means up to the…

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Patience. Got to have patience.

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…

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