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Hand-y Berry Pickin’

September 13th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Yesterday as we finished our farmer’s market shopping (peaches!), Tom–who keeps close track of such things–announced, “This moment is the absolute peak of blackberry ripeness.”  Fortunately, we were ready–we never go anywhere during blackberry season without buckets and clippers (to cut away blackberry attack-branches) in the car or the bike basket. We picked loads at [...]

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Tags: canning/preserving, foraging

Simple Spring Foraging (and a nice Nettle Frittata Recipe)

April 19th, 2010 · 20 Comments

You don’t have to be a hardcore forager to take advantage of the wild greens that abound in this lovely spring season.  Trust me–we are not traipsing about far off-trail, toting a GPS.  But we do enjoy gracing the table with simple wild edibles that we glean close to home.  My two spring favorites:  miner’s [...]

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Tags: foraging, recipes, seasons, urban nature