What to forage in December

As the temperatures continue to drop, there are still plenty of things to forage throughout the winter in Oregon. We are in the Willamette valley near Sheridan, Oregon and here is our list of our favorite things to forage in December in that area: Winter Chanterelles Winter Chanterelles, Yellow Feet or Craterellus tubaeformis are small … More What to forage in December

30 Gift Ideas for Backpackers: A Complete Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve compiled a list of 30 fun and practical gifts for the backpacker on your list. Each item on the list Paul or I personally own and love or have read lots of reviews of and have added to our own wish lists. This post contains affiliate links that earn us a small commission should … More 30 Gift Ideas for Backpackers: A Complete Holiday Gift Guide

30 Gift Ideas for Campers: A Complete Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve compiled a list of 30 fun and practical gifts that all outdoorsy people will appreciate but particularly those whose favorite outdoor activity is camping. Each item on the list Paul or I personally own and love or have read lots of reviews of and have added to our own wish lists. This post contains … More 30 Gift Ideas for Campers: A Complete Holiday Gift Guide

30 Gift Ideas for Foragers: A Complete Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve compiled a list of 30 fun and practical gifts for the forager on your list. Each item on the list Paul or I personally own and love or have read lots of reviews of and have added to our own wish lists. This post contains affiliate links that earn us a small commission should … More 30 Gift Ideas for Foragers: A Complete Holiday Gift Guide

Why Not Mushrooms?

A lot of people ask us why we like mushrooms so much. And that’s surprisingly a difficult question to answer. I’ve found myself thinking “why not mushrooms?” It seems to me a little bit like asking someone why they like food so much, or why they like to hang out with their friends so much. … More Why Not Mushrooms?

Porcini Risotto 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