Like wild candy. The Chickasaw Plum is sweet, tangy, and delicious. A great find that produces year after tasty year.
Sow Thistle is one of my favorite greens when collected from a young plant growing in partial shade. They are easy to identify, they grow all over the United States, they are plentiful, and the flavor of the greens are… Read More ›
While Mama Gator was away, we checked out a gator nest, and the gator hatchlings.
A rare find, and one of the best medicinal mushrooms used for thousands of years may still hold many secrets for modern medicine.
Tinder braised deer meat, thick flavorful gravy, with delicious ripe Old Man of the Woods Mushrooms served over a bed of Louisiana grown white rice, and a side of sauteed green briar and bull thistle.
A delicious find that goes great with red meat and red wine.
The cousin to the True Chanterelle. I find the Smooth Chanterelle easier to identify than the True Chanterelle because there isn’t the true gill/ false gill question. The Smooth Chanterelle has the same vase shape, and is generally found in… Read More ›
Another delicious, easy to identify wild mushroom. The tastiest thing with warts!
Little edible, yellow-golden treasures that litter the forest floor.
This past fall, I was walking to one of my favorite deer stands in North Louisiana with longbow in hand, and a quiver bristling with arrows. In my mind, I planned a meal of fresh venison back at the camp… Read More ›