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 ›
So why would someone want to eat something that they found growing in the wild?
If you come across this plant, then you can have shelter, fire, and food.
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 ›
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 ›
A pungent culinary kick to the olfactory nerve, and a healthy, delicious treat provided by good ‘ol Mother Nature.
If you’ve spent any time outside, then you can identify this wild edible. Dandelion is the Godfather of wild edibles.
Easy to find, and available in much of the United States, Chickweed makes for a great addition to any meal.
This recipe’s simplicity is its beauty!