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Foraged Grape Jam, On A Burger

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Blog, Recipes | 0 comments

Foraged Grape Jam, On A Burger

Over this past summer, we received numerous requests for intriguing jam concepts, such as tomato, rhubarb, onion, bacon, elderberry, and, of course, grape. While some of these may be harder to source and prepare than others, we finally began production on a grape jam when Holcomb Hollow found out about available wild grapes growing in the Antioch area. Thanks to the tip-off, Melissa & Molly went picking the treasure-trove of fresh fruit. Thoroughly washed but lightly processed, the...

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Mushroom Foraging in Lake County

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Blog, Homesteading | 0 comments

Mushroom Foraging in Lake County

A major part of living the homesteading lifestyle is being able to provide food for yourself from wild sources. Being knowledgeable on your local edible plants provides a huge advantage towards creating a sustainable routine of healthy, local, meals. A common forage is various types of mushrooms, but it is important to do your research before consuming anything you find wild. I’m only going to talk about a couple easy to distinguish and identify strains of fungus. My first time in the...

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