Spring is here and so are all the fun new things to forage! Purple Dead Nettle and Horsetail are out in abundance so here’s a recipe that I love. The measurements are very approximate and (as always) to taste. Ingredients: Purple dead nettle Horsetail 1 tbs butter 2 Leeks sliced 1 Large carrot sliced 1 … More Wild Purple Dead Nettle and Horsetail Soup Recipe
Ingredients: 3/4 Pound of king Bolete mushrooms finely chopped and cleaned 4 Cups chicken stock 2 Tablespoons butter 1/2 onion 1 Tablespoon minced garlic 1 1/2 cup Arborio rice 1/2 cup marsala wine Parmesan cheese to taste Salt and pepper to taste 1 bay leaf Directions: Saute mushrooms in 1 tablespoon of butter until browned, … More Porcini Risotto Recipe
This recipe makes two pints of pickled Chanterelles, you can play around with this recipe and pickle any mushroom but we most recently did Wild Oregon Chanterelles. Ingredients: 2 pounds Chanterelles or whatever mushroom you want to use 3 cups apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons salt 1 bay leaf for each jar Thyme to taste Black peppercorns to … More Pickled Wild Chanterelle Mushrooms
We’ve officially been living tiny in our renovated motor home for six months now! We’ve really loved having our own space that we can do whatever we want with. We’ve always rented and never owned anything before and it feels so good to be able to paint, remodel and make this space completely our own. … More Six Months of Motorhome Living!
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For years we’ve wanted to travel to Mongolia; known for it’s nomadic culture and amazing landscapes. We’ve decided that we’re going to go there for a few weeks this fall! We don’t have the money yet and we are just starting to save and make plans. We hope to see the Golden Eagle Festival in … More Mongolian Dreams
This is the ultimate lathery lightweight shampoo bar! It’s super easy to make too.
We finally moved into our 1988 Escaper Motorhome that we fixed up! We have it parked on my sister and brother-in-law’s property and are loving it. We moved all of our stuff into it and still have plenty of storage space that we haven’t found a use for yet. It is so bright with all … More Motorhome Dreams
I found this draft from last August 23rd so I’ll still post it here in case you haven’t been following our instagram: “So much has happened since our last post! We have been really bad about keeping people updated so I’m going to try and get you all caught up at once! I had a … More Back Surgery
For about a year and half we’ve been learning how to hunt for edible mushrooms here in Oregon and it’s been an awesome experience! Mushrooms are amazing, they are so diverse and abundant. Oregon has some of the best edible mushrooms in the world and the wet, rainy climate is perfect for fungi. This fall … More Learning How to Mushroom Hunt in Oregon