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Nutritious culinary and healing recipes collected from the North American garden, orchard, forest, river and ocean

Archive for the tag “chanterelle”

Wild Rice & Mushroom Chicken Soup

There is a variety of wild rice native to North America and of course a whole bunch of mushrooms too. You may have noticed that common wild rice mixes usually have a minimal amount of this really long dark brown rice included in them. Well, that is our native rice. It’s delicious, chewy and adds a great texture to soups. Might as well mention it is also high in folate, antioxidants, protein, and several minerals. Read more…

Chanterelle Forest Floor Chow

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This buttery tasting mushroom is one of nature’s absolute best offerings. Of course they taste even more buttery when I add butter to them.  Hey, butter is good for you as long as eat the right kind, organic grass fed butter or Ghee. Read more…

Mushroom Tater Dumplins’

photoPotatoes are really the only edible of any substance I have left growing in my yard this season, for this recipe I used potatoes I found growing in our compost bin. A quick look through my wife’s gluten free pantry uncovered some potato flour and tapioca starch. Read more…

Cast Iron Skillet Woodsman’s Pie

photo (57)The freshest of the garden vegetables are long gone by winter, however nutritious meals can still be put together. This Northwest version of the classic Shepherd’s Pie is especially loaded with vitamins and minerals and is a hearty winter dinner for the whole family. Read more…

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