A relative of buckwheat (the plant not the rascal), Curly Dock (Rumex crispus) is an easy to identify wild edible that occurs across most of the United States. I see it here in South Louisiana often in the late winter… Read More ›
Foraging for Wild Edible Plants
So why would someone want to eat something that they found growing in the wild?
Sauteed Greenbriar (Catbriar, Bullbriar) – Smilax
This is a chance to get back at a plant that most of the time, gets the better of us. Greenbriar (Smilax)! If you’ve spent any time outdoors, then you’ve had this plant tangle you up, and tear at your… Read More ›
Greenbriar (Smilax) – Wild Edible Plants
I was heading to a favorite spot in search of river cane to cut to use as arrows for next year’s hunting season. In order to get to my favorite patch of river cane, I have to endure an area… Read More ›
Cattails (Typha) – Wild Edibles Plants
If you come across this plant, then you can have shelter, fire, and food.
Smothered Bull Thistle
How could something so prickly taste good? The reward of dealing with the spines is a tasty meal that is available just about anywhere in the Unites States, and in many other parts of the world. All plants have a… Read More ›
Bull Thistle (Cirsium horridulum) – Wild Edibles Plants
The Bull Thistle, or Cirsium horridulum, is one of those wild edibles that you pass by every day, and would never think about eating until you’ve had a chance to taste one. They are not the easiest to put up… Read More ›
Wood Sorrel (Oxalis) – Wild Edible Plants
It looks similar to clover, but as you’ll see they are quite different. These tart little darlings are known as Wood Sorrel (a.k.a woodsorrel, wood-sorrel, sourgrass, shamrock, and many more), scientific name, Oxalis. It gets its name from the oxalic… Read More ›
Wild Onion or Wild Garlic (Allium) – Wild Edible Plants
A pungent culinary kick to the olfactory nerve, and a healthy, delicious treat provided by good ‘ol Mother Nature.
Dandelion (Taraxacum) – Wild Edible Plants
If you’ve spent any time outside, then you can identify this wild edible. Dandelion is the Godfather of wild edibles.
Chickweed (Stellaria media) & (Cerastium vulgatum) – Wild Edible Plants
Easy to find, and available in much of the United States, Chickweed makes for a great addition to any meal.
Venison Backstrap & Sauteed Wild Oyster Mushrooms
This recipe’s simplicity is its beauty!