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Edible Wild Plants Herbs

Author : Pamela Michael
ISBN : 9781910690628
Genre : Cooking
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A wonderful guide to finding and using these natural ingredients—for teas, cooking, and more. Exquisitely illustrated with full-color paintings of all the plants and herbs in the book, Edible Wild Plants & Herbs is both a cookbook and a field guide to the identification and use of foodstuffs from the wild. There are almost four hundred recipes covering nearly one hundred different plant varieties, and the illustrations—drawn from life by a leading botanical artist—show the edible parts of the plants at their peak time for picking. In addition, there is a calendar indicating what plants to look for at each season of the year, and information on where the plants are found and how to identify them. Covering plants from dandelion and sorrel to sea beet and samphire, this is both a cookbook and a field guide to the identification and use of foodstuffs from the wild. In the past, the home kitchen provided a family with all its medicines and cosmetics as well as its food, wine, pickles, and preserves. Our ancestors were resourceful and imaginative and very much in tune with nature; this book recaptures their harmonious, sustainable way of life by setting down for the modern reader all that knowledge and lore, plus recipes for soups, sauces, main dishes, salads, pickles, jams, and sorbets, as well as teas, syrups and lotions. Note to the reader: This is a fully revised and updated edition of the book previously published as All Good Things Around Us, and includes new recipes and information.
Category: Cooking

Edible Wild Plants And Useful Herbs

Author : Jim Meuninck
ISBN : 0762740868
Genre : Nature
File Size : 71.86 MB
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Whether you're out in the woods or in your backyard, this book, chock-full of drawings and information, will help you identify and collect more than 100 kinds of edible vegetation. Based on the six wild plant foraging rules- designed to protect your health and the environment-this guide will teach you not only how to find edible plants and herbs but also includes cooking tips and common pharmaceutical uses for them. With this updated guide, you'll discover how to identify and gather more than 100 of the most nutritious wild plans and useful herbs.
Category: Nature

Edible And Medicinal Wild Plants Of The Midwest

Author : Matthew Alfs
ISBN : 1681341751
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 67.38 MB
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An authoritative and easy-to-use reference to the medicinal and edible properties of wild plants from throughout the upper Midwest. An essential guide for anyone interested in natural healing.
Category: Health & Fitness

Foraging New England

Author : Tom Seymour
ISBN : 9780762793716
Genre : Nature
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From beach peas to serviceberries, hen of the woods to Indian cucumber, ostrich ferns to sea rocket, Foraging New England guides the reader to the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the Northeast. Helpfully organized by environmental zone, the book is an authoritative guide for nature lovers, outdoorsmen, and gastronomes.
Category: Nature

Complete Guide To Edible Wild Plants Mushrooms Fruits And Nuts

Author : Katie Letcher Lyle
ISBN : 9780762763030
Genre : Nature
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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.
Category: Nature

Edible Wild Plants

Author : Thomas S. Elias
ISBN : 1402767153
Genre : Cooking
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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.
Category: Cooking

Basic Illustrated Edible Wild Plants And Useful Herbs

Author : Jim Meuninck
ISBN : 9781493002085
Genre : Nature
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An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book. With this updated guide, you'll discover how to identify and gather more than 100 of the most nutritious wild plans and useful herbs in the contiguous United States, prepare delicious recipes using your wild harvest, determine the identity of poisonous plants and poisonous look-alikes, and take charge of your personal health by making wild plants and herbs a part of your diet.
Category: Nature

Edible Wild Plants Of Eastern North America

Author : Merritt Lyndon Fernald
ISBN : 9780486144474
Genre : Nature
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Authoritative guide offers a detailed enumeration of 1,000 species of edible plants and ferns. How to locate, identify and use for soups, salads, desserts, seasonings, more. 129 figures. 25 plates. Bibliography.
Category: Nature

Edible Wild Plants Of Pennsylvania And Neighboring States

Author : Richard J. Medve
ISBN : 0271038411
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Ralph Waldo Emerson defined a weed as a "plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered." To the wild-plant enthusiast who has discovered the virtues of many plants, there are relatively few weeds. After using this book, you will never again consider lamb's-quarters a weed. Instead, you will nurture it with respect and even encourage its growth in your garden. Edible Wild Plants of Pennsylvania and Neighboring States contains botanically accurate, up-to-date information essential for the identification of more than one hundred delectable wild plants. Each plant entry provides characteristics, habitat, distribution, edible parts, food uses, precautions, and preparation, followed by tasty recipes and interesting remarks about the plant's botanical history. The plants are arranged according to height, with the ground-huggers appearing first and the trees last. Each plant is also cross-referenced by common and scientific names. The authors have written this book with the novice forager in mind, including useful tips on foraging from where to search for food to precautions to take. They also provide a list of toxic look-alikes, a nutrient composition chart, and a glossary of terms.
Category: Literary Criticism

Foraging For Beginners

Author : Kristen Barton
ISBN : 1517051843
Genre :
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Get Ready To Enjoy The Pleasures Of Eating From The Wild. Foraging For Beginners contains all you need to start foraging wild edible plants and herbs. Many people have discovered the flavors, textures and elemental vitality of wild plants. Eating wild edibles will introduce a new dimension to your diet and you will develop a deeper connection with the environment. Whether it is fruit, vegetable or nuts, the bounty is sustainable and it is completely free. In this book, 39 wild plants are presented with pictures and descriptions for proper identification. You don't have to go too far to start foraging. Some of these wild edibles are likely to exist in your backyard, in fields and places you walk every day. Now, you can gain the skills for surviving if you ever find yourself in a situation where you have to live on foraged food. Just some of what you will learn are: * Foraging basics and rules * Foraging safety * Foraging tools * Proper plant identification with photographs * Medicinal information * A few recipes with wild edibles. And much more.
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Midwest Medicinal Plants

Author : Lisa M. Rose
ISBN : 9781604696554
Genre : Nature
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“This comprehensive, accessible, full-color guide includes plant profiles, step-by-step instructions for essential herbal remedies and seasonal foraging tips.” —Natural Awakenings Chicago In Midwest Medicinal Plants, Lisa Rose is your trusted guide to finding, identifying, harvesting, and using 120 of the region’s most powerful wild plants. You’ll learn how to safely and ethically forage and how to use wild plants in herbal medicines including teas, tinctures, and salves. Plant profiles include clear, color photographs, identification tips, medicinal uses and herbal preparations, and harvesting suggestions. Lists of what to forage for each season makes the guide useful year-round. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers, naturalists, and herbalists in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Category: Nature

Foraging Idaho

Author : Christopher Nyerges
ISBN : 9781493031917
Genre : Nature
File Size : 39.97 MB
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From ferns to trees, roots to fruits, native plants to the many introduced exotics, this guide uncovers the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of Idaho. Helpfully organized by families, with a guide for each environmental zone, the book is an authoritative guide for nature lovers, outdoorsfolks, and gastonomes.
Category: Nature

Foraging Pennsylvania

Author : Debbie Naha-Koretzky
ISBN : 1493056271
Genre : Nature
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From cattails to wild garlic, this guide uncovers the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of Pennsylvania. Aimed at people who want to know more about foraging, including those who are absolute beginners and perhaps don't even know where to start, the book will provide clear, easy to follow instructions for plant identification. Readers will learn to recognize important similarities and differences between plants and will carefully cover all aspects of safety including possible lookalikes. Clear photos will assist in identifying wild edibles with certainty.
Category: Nature

Edible Wild Plants And Herbs

Author : Alan M. Cvancara
ISBN : 0071368272
Genre : Nature
File Size : 73.8 MB
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Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides are jam-packed with the no-frills, real-life advice and reassurance anyone heading out needs for a successful, safe, and rewarding trip. Designed for quick reference, Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides fit easily into a backpack, pocket, or dry bag, and are attractively packaged in water-resistant and tear-resistant covers. Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides offer the seasoned advice of some of the country’s most respected experts—an unparalleled reservoir of information in a compact package. Edible Wild Plants and Herbs provides concise, easy-to-understand details on the identification and edibility of 50 of the most common plants in the U.S. and Canada. Readers get a tutorial on preparing plants to eat and finding fresh water for cooking, as well as lists of common poisonous plants to avoid. Featuring sharp, revealing photographs that make identification a snap, this handsome field guide will be a cherished tool in every outdoor explorer’s kit.
Category: Nature

Incredible Wild Edibles

Author : Samuel Thayer
ISBN : 0976626624
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 59.53 MB
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Incredible Wild Edibles is an invitation to enjoy the best food on Earth. This guide provides complete information on 36 traditional fruits, nuts, herbs, and vegetables that have nearly disappeared from our modern diets. Rediscover these wholesome, super-nutritious, gourmet foods for free! In a humorous but authoritative style, the author tells how to identify these plants with confidence, where and when to find them, what parts to use, and how to prepare them for the table. He gives practical advice on harvesting and discusses safe and responsible foraging practices. Contains index, bibliography, glossary, range maps, foraging calendar, and more than 350 color photos. For all experience levels, from novice to expert.
Category: Cooking

Foraging Arizona

Author : Christopher Nyerges
ISBN : 9781493052028
Genre : Nature
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Arizona is a diverse area from the Colorado Plateau to the lowland basin and range areas of the Sonoran desert. Foraging Arizona addresses all the traditional plants from mesquite, amaranth, and cactus fruits, to the common urban weeds such as purslane, mallow, and lambs quarter. You'll learn about the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of Arizona. Organized by botanical families with a helpful guide to the environmental zone, this is an authoritative guide for nature lovers and gastronomes. Use Foraging Arizona as a field guide or as a delightful armchair read. No matter what you're looking for, whether it’s history of how native plants were used or how you can forage some of your meals at home or on hiking trips, this guide will enhance your next backpacking trip or easy stroll around the garden. Inside you'll find: Detailed descriptions of edible plants Tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods A glossary of botanical terms Full-color photos
Category: Nature

Edible Wild Plants Of Tanzania

Author : Christopher K. Ruffo
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122282853
Genre : Wild plants, Edible
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A Field Guide To The Native Edible Plants Of New Zealand

Author : Andrew Crowe
ISBN : CORNELL:31924085825135
Genre : Science
File Size : 58.37 MB
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This revised and updated edition describes in detail over 160 native edible plants. Trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are covered, with information on their utilization, in particular by Maoris, their nutritional value, where they can be found and when.
Category: Science

Identifying Harvesting Edible And Medicinal Plants

Author : Steve Brill
ISBN : 9780062029188
Genre : Cooking
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Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places shows readers how to find and prepare more than five hundred different plants for nutrition and better health. It includes information on common plants such as mullein (a tea made from the leaves and flowers suppresses a cough), stinging nettle (steam the leaves and you have a tasty dish rich in iron), cattail (cooked stalks taste similar to corn and are rich in protein), and wild apricots (an infusion made with the leaves is good for stomach aches and digestive disorders). More than 260 detailed line drawings help readers identify a wide range of plants -- many of which are suited for cooking by following the more than thirty recipes included in this book. There are literally hundreds of plants readily available underfoot waiting to be harvested and used either as food or as a potential therapeutic. This book is both a field guide to nature's bounty and a source of intriguing information about the plants that surround us.
Category: Cooking