Browsing All posts tagged under »Morels«

Hidden treasures, dandelion jam and parsnip bread

April 26, 2012


I cannot resist an invitation that promises I can learn about foodstuffs like wild leek, trout lily, spring beauty, cattail, wild parsnip, dandelion, and burdock - AND offers me a sample of dandelion jam on parsnip bread.

We used to have Kool-Aid stands

May 27, 2011


On my way to the Eastport Market I passed a hand-lettered sign: "Fresh Morels." On the way back I stopped at the impromptu morel stand on US-31. Canny little merchants, these.

Can you stand more about morels?

May 20, 2010


If you are not sick and tired of morels yet you will enjoy this. Come with me to Sonny’s. Visit the Amazing Mushroom, up close and personal. Marvel at Mama Nature’s inventiveness. (This is my first experiment with a WordPress slideshow, and if you are on slooow dialup as I am you may wish to […]

The mother of all morels

May 16, 2010


I love morels.  I love them sauteed in butter.  I love them grilled.  I love dried ones simmered in soup.  But can I ever find them?  I cannot.  Well, mostly I cannot.  All around me, though, people are finding them.  Looky here: From Cub Reporter Babs Young:  I’m not a big morel hunter or eater, […]

Katherine’s being cagey. Bet she found morels.

April 29, 2010


Katherine has been out and about, following her inclinations, which are reliable.  She found a small lake with bronze lily pads floating on it.  She sent us a picture of it, from “somewhere in Charlevoix County.”   The lily pads, she says, might be new this year or left over from last year.  “Have to go […]

Unexpected mercies

June 19, 2009


I’d resigned myself to finding no morels this year when POP! – there they were this morning, great big ones. I cannot account for them, but I’m glad for them and have them soaking in salted water. There were new wildflowers, too, including the first tiny blooms on the wild geranium. There’s a lot of […]