Lambs’ Quarters Pesto with Sunflower Seeds

Flowers and leaves of this common weed, now in season in some Breckenridge locales, are edible.

The other day we tore ourselves away from our computers and headed out into the forest in the fading light to sneak in a brisk walk before bed. I have mushrooms on the brain, always, these days, so I was hoping to find some. Our neighborhood at 10,000 feet on the mountainside … [Read more...]