Category Archives: Wild Edibles

Pickled Milkweed Pods

(These recipes are a work in progress for the Hermit to store gathered recipes or ideas. Many have not been tried or perfected. Try them at your own risk.) I have eaten many boiled milkweed pods. This year I am … Continue reading

Posted in Wild Edibles Recipes | Comments Off on Pickled Milkweed Pods

Chicken of the Wood

On mine and Lily’s morning walk today I found a nice surprise. Chicken of the Wood mushrooms, or Sulphur Shelf. (Laetiporus sulphureus) I didnt have my knife but these were tender so I broke off a handful. Quite a plate … Continue reading

Posted in Journal, Wild Edibles | Leave a comment

Possum Day

Possum Day Back in the 70s an 18 year old girl, pen named Dolly Freed, wrote a book about her adventures growing up with her divorced dad outside Philadelphia, in what would be today called a mini homestead. The book … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking/Heating, Gardening, Off-the-grid, Out-buildings, Power, The Cabin, Wild Edibles | Leave a comment