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Southeast Foraging : 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Angelica to Wild Plums (Paperback) (Chris

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From seashores and riverbanks to mountains, valleys, and overgrown fields, the beautiful Southeast is rich in wild edibles. Forager, farmer, teacher, and chef Chris Bennett helps you find the most delicious plants—from delectable wild greens, like the often-overlooked sweet, fan-shaped leaves of common mallow to wild hazelnuts, hickory nuts, and fruity black walnuts. Try making syrup from summer’s honeysuckle blooms, simmer a rosehip jam, or pickle some blackberries in vinegar to spark up a savory dish. Whether you venture out on the water for cattail corndogs and wild rice or stay close to home for the candy-crunch of hackberry fruits, this book will help you find an abundance of wild plants right outside your door. With this savvy guide you’ll learn what to look for, when and where to look, and how to gather in a responsible way.
  • A seasonal guide for foraging year-round
  • Detailed information for safe identification
  • Collecting tips for sustainable harvesting
  • Tips for preparation and use
 Covers Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and northwestern Florida.
The beautiful Southeast is home to a vast array of delicious wild edible plants. The coasts, mountains, fields, woodlands, and city neighborhoods are packed with delectable and unique wild foods. In Southeast Foraging, Chris Bennett highlights 120 of the easiest-to-find and tastiest varieties, like American lotus, cattail, henbit, kudzu, and marsh marigold.
This comprehensive book makes foraging accessible to everyone, from beginners seeking reliable advice to experienced foragers on the hunt for new flavors. It includes multiple photographs for aid in identification and seasonal lists of when and where to safely and sustainably harvest. This must-have guide is for foragers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Number of Pages: 296
Genre: Nature, Travel
Sub-Genre: United States / South / General, Plants
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Chris Bennett
Language: English
Street Date: April 22, 2015
TCIN: 16893882
UPC: 9781604694994
Item Number (DPCI): 247-42-3297
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