In the world of foraging, few organisms conjure up fear and mystery more than mushrooms. Tell someone you harvest wild berries, and he thinks to himself what a great hobby. Tell another person you hunt wild mushrooms, and she fears for your life. "Aren't you scared?" "What if it's poisonous?" "I could never pick wild…
Foraging for Edible Mushrooms in Richmond Virginia
Chanterelle mushrooms Almost two weeks ago, we mentioned having the opportunity to forage for edible mushrooms with some friends in from out of town along a trail here in Richmond. Today we wanted to post a roundup of photos and some basic learnings we picked up along the way! The name of the park/trail we went to is Larus Park here in Richmond. This is one of our favorite parks to take Basil since it's still sort of unknown and less of an open park feel — it's more like a bunch of trails…
Morel Mushroom Identification: What to Look For and What to Avoid
Morel mushroom identification is fun (and delicious)! Learn what to examine and how to distinguish a true morel from its poisonous look-alike, the false morel.
60 Cooking Diagrams That'll Make YOU an Expert Chef
When I was in high school, I had a chemistry teacher once who told us, "If you can cook, then you can do chemistry." I remember finding this very odd, because I knew nothing about how to cook, and most of my attempts were met with little in the way of success.
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Get your source of vitamins and potassium with portobello mushrooms. These bellas are rich and savory, and particularly nutritious in the winter months. Check out the infographic below to learn more,...