A recipe using the wild mushroom Polyporus squamosus (or Dryad Saddle/ Pheasant back) to make crispy, delicious, baked falafel patties. An excellent use for a challenging edible mushroom!
Foraged morel mushrooms are transformed into a delicious Italian classic dish; morel manicotti. An alternative to frying; this recipe elevates morels to new culinary heights.
Wild foraged greens scrambled in eggs for a healthy and delicious gourmet meal out of wild crafted foods.
A brief review of the National Parks Passport Program app (on an Android) and comparison to the paper passport.
A rail and boat ride through beautiful Upper peninsula terrain to the Tahquamenon Falls.
Make your own delicious sumac jelly with this low sugar recipe. Yeilds 36 ounces of jelly with 10 calories and 3 carbs per teaspoon.
Americans are overworked, stressed, and skipping vacations. When they do take a vacation, they aren’t going to fabulous places like the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and they should.
A look at my Fauxdori. Why and how I use it and resources to make or buy your own.
A quick introduction to the National Parks Passport program, and links on how to get your own.
An overview of Ponca State Park, Nebraska. Beautiful park over the Missouri river, excellent for camping, hiking, angling, birding, and hunting.
A fun and functional use for souvenir smashed pennies available at many vacation destinations. Get a haute look for literally… pennies. I couldn’t help myself there.
A unique DIY gift for beer snobs or beer aficionados. Rugged, yet modern and functional, this bottle opener station makes for a great project.