In this excerpt from “How to Forage Mushrooms without Dying,” Frank Hyman takes a look at a favorite, flavorful fungus: Chicken of the Woods.
Through a mixture of verbal noises and non-verbal behaviors and cues, chickens have a rich vocabulary, from warning of dangers to naming their keeper.
Daylilies are wildly common in flower gardens, but did you know the plants are as edible as they are beautiful? From petals down to its tubers, a daylily offers tons of surprising flavor.
Hostas are plenty common in ornamental gardens, but did you know you can eat them, too? Both the shoots and leaves are edible and delicious.
With a voracious appetite for barnyard bugs, chickens are not naturally vegetarians, and it’s OK (even beneficial) to give your flock meat now and again.
Considered the sign of an ill-kept farm by many, the prickly, persistent and surprisingly tasty bull thistle is best dealt with slathered in cream cheese or sautéed.
Relatively easy to identify and a gourmand’s dream on the dinner table, hollow-centered morels are definitely worth seeking out on the forest floor.
When changes occur in a flock’s pecking order, it can create chaos in the coop. There are potential remedies, but sometimes the answer is elusive.
Success in the garden in a year-round endeavor, so follow these tips and tricks each season to make sure your trees and plants reach their full potential.
Though known by a few different names, including Jerusalem artichoke, the tuberous root of a sunchoke makes a sweet, delicious addition to the forager’s table.