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I Found A Wild Pawpaw Tree!

July 26, 2015 – 6:28 pm
pawpaws 2015

People say pawpaws taste like a mix between banana custard and mangoes. I can’t wait to try them!

Sautéed Squash and Onions

July 5, 2015 – 2:26 am
squash and onions

A quick, easy, and delicious way to eat squash fresh from the garden. Even for squash-haters like me.

Strawberry Spinach Salad

May 14, 2015 – 10:53 am
Eating Seasonally: Strawberry Spinach Salad

Here’s a delicious seasonal salad we enjoy when spinach and strawberries are both ready to harvest in the garden.

16 Delicious Flower Jelly Recipes

April 22, 2015 – 7:28 am
16 Delicious Flower Jelly Recipes

You won’t believe how many edible flowers can be made into a delicious flower jelly. You just might have some of these growing in your yard right now!

Dandelion Greens Salad

April 21, 2015 – 8:54 am
Dandelion Greens Salad Recipe

Did you know there’s food right under your feet? You’ll never go hungry when you know how to find it! Dandelions are an easy wild food for beginner foragers. Here’s a yummy recipe to get you started with wild edibles.

Homegrown Popcorn

February 19, 2015 – 11:05 am
Homegrown Popcorn- tips and experiences! via

Homegrown popcorn is an excellent snack food you can grow yourself!

Herb Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes

January 22, 2015 – 8:08 pm
jerusalem artichokes

A delicious recipe for roasted Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes) and parsnips or carrots, tossed with fresh rosemary.

Winter Squash: How To Roast Whole Acorn and Butternut Squash

November 25, 2014 – 8:53 am
roasted winter squash

Here’s my favorite way to roast whole winter squashes. Quick, easy, and delicious!

Making A Garden Cookbook

June 23, 2014 – 8:01 am

Creating a garden cookbook was my answer to figuring out how to use our fresh garden produce without ever getting bored of eating the same thing.

Wilted Lettuce Salad (Hot Lettuce)

May 30, 2014 – 8:57 am
Wilted Lettuce Salad

Here’s another GREAT way to use up a bunch of fresh lettuce fast! It’s a new favorite for us.

Lettuce Soup.

May 28, 2014 – 5:33 am
fresh garden produce

I know. Doesn’t sound very tasty, does it? You’d be surprised at what a few key ingredients can do though! This soup is a great way to quickly use up an abundance of fresh lettuce, and make it into a hearty meal.

Wild Foraging: Mayapples

April 29, 2014 – 6:53 pm

I was so excited when I finally learned what the umbrella-like leaves that are popping up all over the forest floor are. Especially that they have edible fruits!!

Cooked Dandelion Greens

April 3, 2014 – 7:19 am
Dandelion leaves cooked

Dandelions are a great introduction to wild foraging, if you’re new to eating “weeds”.

Peppermint Tea With Fresh Stevia

June 6, 2013 – 6:58 pm
peppermint stevia tea

A delicious, refreshing ice tea made from fresh peppermint and fresh stevia leaves. Gotta love homemade!

How To Dry Purslane and Turn It To A Powder

October 18, 2012 – 6:33 am
how to dry purslane

Learn how to use this super food as a nutritional and delicious replacement for cornstarch!

Wild Carrots, Queen Anne’s Lace, And Deadly Hemlock

June 22, 2012 – 6:53 am
queen anne’s lace bird’s nest

Learn to spot the difference between a wild edible and a dangerously poisonous weed. Then try these recipes for wild carrot and Queen Anne’s Lace Jelly!