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A Morel As Big As My Hand

No kidding!  And it was growing under the arbor vitae next to my porch, about three feet from my house!   I lost no time cutting it and cooking it for dinner.  Well, OK, I did make sure to check … Continue reading

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Puffballs and Shaggy Manes

This fall’s mushroom foraging was a little sparse, but that was probably because we had to leave for Santa Fe in the middle of it.   I only found one patch of shaggy manes.  They were delicious as usual, but the … Continue reading

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Quite a Year for Poke

I can’t decide whether asparagus or pokeweed is my favorite spring vegetable.  Last year poke was surprisingly sparse and late to develop, maybe because it was so rainy.  This year, however, is making up for last. Poke (aka poke salat … Continue reading

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