Making Flour from Rye

I found some kind of grain growing alongside a new bike path in the area. Following some basic identification methods, it appears to be rye as best I can tell. […]

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Grilled Day Lilies

I just discovered that the beautiful day lilies in my backyard make for good eats! I ate one raw the other day and it’s quite good! I read someone describe […]

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Red Elderberry Juice

I discovered several big red elderberry plants on my bike ride the other day. After a fair amount of reading, there is a lot of information out there about how […]

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Golden Oyster Mushrooms

I found some nice Golden Oyster Mushrooms on the Mohawk-Hudson Bike Path today. These are some of the best smelling and tasting mushrooms I have ever cooked up. When I […]

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Reishi Mushroom

We found a lot of young Reishi Mushroom in a nearby park today. I picked one and put it in my pack and brought it home. I tried making a […]

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Homemade Salt

It all started after M tasted some of the naturally sparkling Saratoga Springs mineral water and mentioned how salty it tastes. I boiled down some of the sulphury water to […]

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