Misc Foraging

Apples Apples are everywhere right now. They make great cider. In this case I’m using ugly apples that I wouldn’t necessarily want to eat. I rinse them, scrub away most […]

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3 Mushroom Stroganoff

Harvest season is here, what a great time of year! Today we enjoyed Three Mushroom Stroganoff with fresh pressed grape and apple cider. I used this recipe, with some modifications […]

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Tomatillos

A big tomatillo plant is growing out from under a bush in a flower bed in the yard. Did a salsa jar explode back there and nobody told me? They […]

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Homebrew Wine

I have been drinking a lot of grape juice made from wild grapes growing in the neighborhood. I like the tart flavor of the unsweetened grapes. It has what I […]

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The Ultimate Breakfast

What does a hard-working man eat for breakfast? Oatmeal. Every morning without fail. Knowing this, for years I have unsuccessfully tried to force mushy oatmeal down my throat. Since I […]

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Melitzanosalata

I found an awesome recipe for Greek Melitzanosalata (Eggplant Salad). I particularly liked how they expressed the importance of grilling the eggplants to give it a nice smoky flavor. The […]

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Hudson River Herring

Today I looked into some questions regarding herring in the Hudson River. Is it legal to catch herring for bait just below the Troy dam? Yes. Possession of the proper […]

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Food Processor

I picked up a used food processor and spent the day trying some different recipes for Pâté, Borscht, Potato Pancakes, and Sorbet. The Pâté and Potato Pancakes came out absolutely […]

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