At lunch I took a quick hike in the woods. I didn't find any morels, but I did find some mushrooms. They weren't there last week! That bit of rain we got spurred them to pop, it seems. Pheasant back mushrooms, also known as Dryad's Saddle, are one of the most common mushrooms I stumble… Read more...






Triggered by a perfect storm of our bi-weekly CSA, an order of 10 pastured chickens, excellent fishing, and the huge amount of rain pushing wild edibles like black raspberries into overdrive, it's fair to say I'm currently obsessed with anything and everything edible. Read more...



I was literally dreaming about squirrel gravy. Not in a gross, bad dream sort of way, but in a I'm asleep and hungry so I'm dreaming about tasty things sort of way. The squirrel gravy I made for the pot pie the other day. The one with mushrooms, juniper, rosemary, and sage. Possibly the most delicious gravy… Read more...