This is a huge step for step us towards our self sufficient goals. A four season, year round greenhouse heated […]
This DIY smoker was a bit of a head scratcher at first. This is our repurposed homemade offset smoker. We […]
A tasty wild meal prepared from fresh lake Superior Coho salmon, Yellowfoot Chanterelles (winter chanterelles), Golden Chanterelles and Common Puffballs. […]
Fall mushroom foraging for Yellowfoot Chanterelles, also known as winter mushroom, or Funnel Chanterelle. These fall mushrooms begin to appear in early autumn. Common puffballs, pear shaped puffballs and gem studded puffballs also appear around this time.
Drying wild mushrooms is also an option, but dehydrated wild mushrooms can limit how you use them later. Learning to pressure can wild mushrooms should be on your list of foraging education.
Chanterelle Mushrooms is the common name of several species of wild edible mushrooms in the genera Cantharellus. I was lucky to get out with my nephew to forage for wild Chanterelle mushrooms in northern Ontario’s Algoma region, where we live.
Broadleaf Plantain (plantago major) is one of the most common edible backyard weeds that has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. There are many broadleaf plantain recipes out there, but the simple ones are the best.
How to build and set up a homemade Canadian Nightcrawler worm farm. Dew worms, or nightcrawlers are one of the most popular fishing baits out there. They can get expensive if you fish a lot. For the cost of bait for just a couple of fishing trips, you can set up your own bait farm to raise Canadian nightcrawlers at home and have an endless supply of fishing worms.
Yellow Trout Lily. There’s something about spring time foraging. The first few plants of the year that emerge, giving you a fresh, wild meal. Also known as Yellow Dog Tooth Violet, this tiny plant is one of the first plants you’ll see emerging in the eastern United States and Canada.