Wild Edible Notebook—April release!


Good news! After nearly a year on hiatus, the Wild Edible Notebook is back! This first-time April edition centers on everybody’s favorite wild food—dandelions. Though snow still covers the ground here in the Colorado high country, the dandies have been up in Denver for a while … [Read more...]

Granola Bars with Rosehip Raisins & Wild Seed


For two years I bugged my friend for her grandmother’s granola bar recipe. “Erica! I finally found my granola recipe!” she emailed one day, and that was two years ago. So last night, approximately four years after the idea’s inception, my long-hewn plans finally came to … [Read more...]

Dried wild plants experiment

Piggybacking on the kale chip craze, I tried making wild leaf chips from smooth bluebells (Mertensia spp.). Not bad!

This summer, I’ll be drying more leaves. Last season’s nettles were a no-brainer, and they disappeared from my pantry shelves fast—in the form of tea and a much-loved pumpkin nettle beer soup. But what of the other leafy greens I enjoy all summer long? Could they help to tide … [Read more...]