Foraging & Wild Eating
How to Select and Use Edible Flowers in Cooking and Baking
Learn how to create the world's most beautiful salads, herb butters, pasta, and more with flowers that you can eat!
20 Edible Flowers That Are Almost Too Pretty to Eat
Edible flowers are becoming very popular, and these flowers are at the top of the list. Let's smell the flowers together, and I'll share the best ones I've tried with you.
Minnesota Musing: My Experiences Eating Bugs and Weeds
There are edible weeds and bugs. I grew up with an adventuresome mother who tried some odd recipes. I've eaten a few bugs in my lifetime, and I'm looking for my next adventure.
How to Identify, Harvest, and Prepare Pokeweed and Poke Sallet
Ever wanted to try the popular Southern dish poke sallet, often called "poke salad"? I'm a native of the rural United States and am here to show you how to detoxify and prepare this delicious dish.
Eating Insects or Entomophagy: Helping People and the Environment
Edible insects are a nutritious food. Farming insects has environmental benefits and will likely become increasingly important as the Earth's population increases.
Picking Edible Wild Mushrooms: Tips and Book Recommendation
For the last 10 years, I've foraged for wild mushrooms that are safe to eat. Here are some tips and a book recommendation to help get you started.
Edible Flowers: Garden and Wild Flowers You Can Eat
You might be surprised that you can also plan dinner while stopping to smell the roses! Here you'll find 10 easy-to-find (or grow) edible flowers to spice up your cooking game.
How to Forage, and Why Foraging Is Good for Your Health
Foraging for edible wild plants is very enjoyable way of gathering food for free, getting healthy and enjoying the countryside.
Edible Wild: You Can Eat Wild Onion Grass and Wild Garlic
Wild onion grass is edible, and so is wild garlic. They are not poisonous, they have a pleasant oniony-garlicky taste and, as weeds, they are easy to grow. Learn how to identify, pick, and cook these wild, free plants.
Should You Eat Daylilies? Safety, Toxicity, and Other Facts
There is controversy over the safety of eating daylilies. This article tells you why and helps you make informed decisions about whether you should eat this flower.
3 Frugal Recipes From Foraged Wild Greens and Asparagus
I love foraging for nettles, wild asparagus, and chicory. Let me take you with me. You'll be spotting these wild plants and turning them into delicious, frugal meals in no time.
Please Eat the Wild Flowers: Foraging, Gardening, and Recipes
Flowers are beautiful and many are edible. This page contains photos, growing information, products and recipes using monarda, violets, violas, nasturtiums and roses and their hips.