High-tech mapping has made foraging easier and faster. What’s gained — and lost — in the hunt? I reveal just that in this story for Experience Magazine.
Hunting Burn Morels and Getting (Sea) Beans
On a dark desert highway, Idaho burn morels get traded for Washington sea beans. Plus: One recipe for a crunchy, saline Salicornia salad.
Stuffed Morels: Out of the Wildfire and Into the Oven
Sure, it may be gilding the lily, but this easy morel mushroom recipe is the stuff of dreams.
A Brief Affair With Hen of the Woods
Oven roasted maitake with celeriac recipe.
Hunting Morels and Ramps in North Carolina
A hunt for morels and wild leeks in the Blue Ridge Mountains outside of Asheville leads to a host of edible discoveries.
So I Gather is On the Road
After years of threatening to do it, I’ve hit the road for a very long foray. Over the next several months I’ll be traveling the
The Scent of a Yellowfoot Chanterelle
The yellowfoots surprise me. I’m down at the creek, between the trail and the creek, really, when I stumble upon them. Call them winter chanterelles,
Oyster Mushrooms Redux
Do oyster mushrooms grow on the same tree over multiple years? In fact, they do. Back in May of 2018, I’d been looking for morels
Oyster Mushrooms While We Wait
“What am I eating?” my friend Danny asks, picking at the leftover pasta and oyster mushrooms cooling on my stove. To which I explain how
Facing East, and Heading West
Throughout early May of this year I had a lot of success finding morels under tuliptrees. I’d been especially lucky finding morels under tuliptrees on