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Author: Thomas S. Elias
Genre: Cooking
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402767153
Book Pages: 286
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Presents a season-by-season guide to the identification, harvest, and preparation of more than two hundred common edible plants to be found in the wild.


Author: John Kallas
Genre: Nature
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423616597
Book Pages: 416
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Edible wild plants have one or more parts that can be used for food if gathered at the appropriate stage of growth and properly prepared. Edible Wild Plants includes extensive information and recipes on plants from the four categories. Foundation greens: wild spinach, chickweed, mallow, purslane; tart greens: curlydock, sheep sorrel, wood sorrel; pungent greens: wild mustard, wintercress, garlic mustard,shepherd’s purse; and bitter greens: dandelion, cat’s ear, sow thistle, nipplewort. Dr. John Kallas has investigated and taught about edible wild plants since 1970. He founded WildFood Adventures (www.wildfoodadventures.com) in 1993 and is the publisher and editor of Wild FoodAdventurer. He lives in Portland, Oregon. The definitive work on growing, harvesting, and eating wild greens.


Author: Lee Peterson
Genre: Nature
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 039592622X
Book Pages: 330
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

An illustrated handbook describes the most common edible plants, their range, uses as food, and suggested methods of cooking.


Author: Sergei Boutenko
Genre: Nature
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781583946275
Book Pages: 296
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

In this field guide to foraging wild edible plants, Sergei Boutenko (son of raw-food guru Victoria Boutenko) explores the health benefits of wild-harvested food, explains how to safely identify trailside weeds, herbs, fruits, and greens that grow worldwide, and shares his delicious, nutrient-dense recipes. Sergei Boutenko has been gathering wild plants since he was 13, when, early on in a 6-month hike from Mexico to Canada, he and his raw-food family ran out of provisions and turned to foraging for survival in the wild. Back in civilization, Boutenko was dismayed by the inferior quality of store-bought food and industrial agriculture, and began to regularly collect wild plants near his home and on his travels. Now, in Wild Edibles, he shares knowledge gleaned from years of live-food wildcrafting and thriving in harmony with nature. This practical guide to plant foraging gives hikers, backpackers, raw foodists, gardeners, chefs, foodies, DIYers, survivalists, and off-the-grid enthusiasts the tools to identify, harvest, and prepare wild edible plants. The book outlines basic rules for safe wild-food foraging and discusses poisonous plants, plant identification protocol, gathering etiquette, and conservation. Boutenko explores in detail the many rewards of eating wild flora: environmental protection, sustainability, saving money, economic self-sufficiency, and healthy living. He draws on thoroughly researched nutrition science to make a compelling case for the health benefits of a diverse, local-food diet that includes wild greens. The majority of the 60 edible plants described in this field guide can be found worldwide, including common-growing trees. Over 300 color photos make plant identification easy and safe. A chapter containing 67 high-nutrient vegan recipes—including green smoothies, salads and salad dressings, spreads and crackers, main courses, juices, and sweets—provides inspiration to join Sergei on the trail to radiant health. “Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes has taught me that my backyard is full of free food! Way to go, Sergei.” —John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market From the Trade Paperback edition.


Author: Department of the Army
Genre: Nature
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781602396920
Book Pages: 160
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Enhanced with full-color illustrations, this comprehensive list details the identifying features, habitats, and physical characteristics of hundreds of edible plants found in the wild.


Author: Althea Press
Genre: Nature
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc
ISBN: 9781623152857
Book Pages: 258
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Wild plants are not only beautiful, but they can also be an affordable and sustainable way to add flavor and nutrition to your diet. Edible Wild Plants for Beginners provides you with the essential information and guidance to begin foraging for edible wild plants and including them in your diet. Edible Wild Plants for Beginners provides profiles of common edible wild plants and includes information on dangerous look-alikes, the best time to harvest, where to find each type of wild plant, and how to cultivate your own garden. From natural remedies to delectable dishes and exotic cocktails, Edible Wild Plants for Beginners provides more than 95 ways for you to use these newfound ingredients. Edible Wild Plants for Beginners will help you explore the world of edible wild plants and teach you how to use them in your home and kitchen, with: • More than 95 easy-to-follow edible wild plants recipes and remedies, including Amaranth Vegetable Curry, Pickled Jerusalem Artichokes, Chamomile Cookies, and a Purslane Martini • Tips for foraging, harvesting, and cultivating edible wild plants • Techniques for serving, preserving, and cooking with edible wild plants • 31 edible wild plant profiles, including descriptions, distinguishing features, preparation and collection tips, and common uses • 10 simple steps to making tinctures • A guide to identifying edible wild plants and avoiding common poisonous plants With Edible Wild Plants for Beginners, you'll be able to start living sustainably, saving money, and adding variety to your diet the way nature intended.


Author: Katie Letcher Lyle
Genre: Nature
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762763030
Book Pages: 224
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Edible wild plants, mushrooms, fruits, and nuts grow along roadsides, amid country fields, and in urban parks. All manner of leafy greens, mushrooms, and herbs that command hefty prices at the market are bountiful outdoors and free for the taking. But to enjoy them, one must know when to harvest and how to recognize, prepare, and eat them. The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts provides everything one needs to know about the most commonly found wild foods—going beyond a field guide's basic description to provide folklore and mouth-watering recipes for each entry, such as wild asparagus pizza, fiddlehead soup, blackberry mousse, and elderberry pie. This fully illustrated guide is the perfect companion for hikers, campers, and anyone who enjoys eating the good food of the earth. With it in hand, nature lovers will never take another hike without casting their eyes about with dinner in mind.


Author: Christopher Nyerges
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493014996
Book Pages: 256
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Edible wild plants are nature’s natural food source, growing along roadsides, sprouting in backyards, and blooming in country fields. North America’s diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From alyssum to watercress, chicory to purslane, Foraging Wild Plants of North America provides everything you need to know about the most commonly found wild greens with over 200 mouth-watering recipes. This full-color field and feast guide with images to the most common edible wild plants is the ideal companion for hikers, campers, and anyone who enjoys eating the good food of the earth. Look inside to find recipes such as: Stirfry Amaranth Yellow Pollen Pancakes Chickweed Deluxe Nettle Soup Root Coffee Earth Bread Cattail Stew Fennel Crunch Prickly Pear Ice Cream


Author: Bradford Angier
Genre: Nature
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811740449
Book Pages: 288
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

First-ever revision of a classic guidebook. Essential information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and edibility as well as updated taxonomy and 18 new species. How to find, prepare, and eat plants growing in the wild.


Author: Caleb Warnock
Genre: Nature
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9781641703314
Book Pages: 320
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Self-sufficiency expert Caleb Warnock shares his expertise on living off the land in 276 Edible Wild Plants of the United States and Canada. Packed with over 800 photographs of over 250 wild berries, roots, nuts, greens, and flowers, this valuable reference will show you which plants are edible, where to find them, how to prepare them, and how to avoid poisonous look-alikes. With a focus on plants found throughout the United States and Canada, it's the most exhaustive reference book of its kind!