Foraging the Rocky Mountains

Foraging the Rocky Mountains Author Lizbeth Morgan
ISBN-10 9781493002252
Year 2013-06-04
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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The Rocky Mountain region's diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From salsify to pearly everlasting, currants to pine nuts, Foraging the Rocky Mountains guides you to 85 edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the region. This valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the wild bounty of the Rocky Mountain states. This guide also includes:: detailed descriptions of edible plants and animals tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods recipes suitable for the trail and at home detailed, full-color photos a glossary of botanical terms

Mountain States Foraging

Mountain States Foraging Author Briana Wiles
ISBN-10 9781604697926
Year 2016-06-06
Pages 340
Language en
Publisher Timber Press
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Forage for wild edible plants in the mountain west! From alpine meadows to high deserts and lush forests, the mountain states are rich with wild edibles. Forager and herbalist Briana Wiles helps you find delicious plants for the picking—treats like spicy wild onion flowers, tender spring asparagus, and sweet late-summer blueberries. Back in the kitchen, infuse vinegars with spruce tips or make stinging nettle pesto with freshly foraged piñon nuts.

Ugly Little Greens

Ugly Little Greens Author Mia Wasilevich
ISBN-10 9781624144066
Year 2017-05-16
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Page Street Publishing
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Unique Recipes for the Adventurous Cook Ugly Little Greens is the must-have foraging guide and cookbook for anyone looking to up their game in the kitchen. Mia Wasilevich shares the notes and dishes she’s cultivated over the years while working as a professional chef and educational forager. Her detailed profiles and up close pictures (plus possible look-alikes) allow you to safely find special ingredients to bring new and exciting flavors and textures to everyday dishes. And more importantly, the ingredients are unexpectedly some of the most common and forgotten weeds growing right under your nose and waiting to be harvested from your own backyard and surrounding environment. Her recipes include: - Spicy Cattail and Chorizo Salsa - Elderberry Braised Pot Roast - Acorn Sliders - Pine Beignets with Pine Cream - Lambsquarters Marbled Bread - Succulents and Scallops - Mallow Pappardelle - Nettles Benedict With information on how to forage for and cook with nettles, cattail, watercress and more— including helpful color photos, location maps, key identifying tips (and no dangerous mushrooms)—this book is perfect for foodies.

The Rocky Mountain Wild Foods Cookbook

The Rocky Mountain Wild Foods Cookbook Author Darcy Williamson
ISBN-10 0870043676
Year 1995
Pages 251
Language en
Publisher Caxton Press
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Describes the history, characteristics, and traditional medical uses of wild plants found in the Rockies, and suggests recipes using each plant

Rocky Mountain Berry Book

Rocky Mountain Berry Book Author Bob Krumm
ISBN-10 9780762793945
Year 2013-04-09
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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A complete guide to finding, harvesting, and preparing wild berries and fruits in the Rocky Mountain West. Includes color photos and more than 100 recipes.

Edible Native Plants of the Rocky Mountains

Edible Native Plants of the Rocky Mountains Author Harold David Harrington
ISBN-10 0826303439
Year 1968
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher
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This book is an excellent listing of the edible plants of the Rockies. It provides recipes for the preparation of beers and wines, jams and preserves, the cooking of greens and the preparation of dyes, as well as brief histories of the plants' uses by historic and prehistoric peoples. The book contains drawings of the plants in their flowering or fruiting state and lists them by common name as well as scientific name for ready reference.

Foraging the Mountain West

Foraging the Mountain West Author Thomas J. Elpel
ISBN-10 189278436X
Year 2014-03-01
Pages 338
Language en
Publisher Hops Press
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There's food in them thar hills! There is also food in the valleys, meadows, swamps, and all around town, too... maybe even in your own backyard. Foraging the Mountain West is a guide to harvesting and celebrating nature's abundance. Reach out and explore the world with your taste buds. Discover new delights you will never find at the store. Connect with nature on a deeper level by meeting, greeting, and eating the plants, fungi, and creatures that share the neighborhood. Become a little more self-sufficient, and a lot more aware. Foraging the Mountain West is a hands-on manual for identifying, harvesting, and preparing real food. It is written for the backpacker who would rather bring more knowledge and fewer provisions into the wilderness. It is intended for the happy homemaker who wants to eat well and spend less. It is ideal for the creative chef who wants to explore new ingredients and impress diners with novel dishes. The authors brought together years of experience and fun to show you, the prospective forager, what, when, where, why, and how to gather wild and feral plants, mushrooms, and neglected wayside crops. In addition, this is a guide for successful fishing without a pole, hunting without weapons, and shopping without money. This book will help you fill your freezer and satiate your appetite. Foraging the Mountain West will help you dream in winter, cleanse in spring, forage in summer, and gorge in fall. The book includes hundreds of vivid color photos detailing every essential aspect of foraging. This guide is not meant to sit on your coffee table. It is meant to start a revolution!

Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region

Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region Author Vera Stucky Evenson
ISBN-10 9781604695762
Year 2015-05-19
Pages 300
Language en
Publisher Timber Press
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Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region describes more than 220 species of the region's most conspicuous, distinctive, interesting, and ecologically important mushrooms. Covering Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, as well as adjacent areas in Montana and Idaho, it is jam-packed with helpful details, including keys for identification and a clear, color-coded layout. It is an essential reference for mushroom enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists.

The Essential Guide to Rocky Mountain Mushrooms by Habitat

The Essential Guide to Rocky Mountain Mushrooms by Habitat Author Cathy Cripps
ISBN-10 9780252098123
Year 2016-03-30
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher University of Illinois Press
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From grassland fairy circles to alpine nano-shrooms, the Rocky Mountain region invites mushroom hunters to range though a mycological nirvana. Accessible and scientifically up-to-date, The Essential Guide to Rocky Mountain Mushrooms by Habitat is the definitive reference for uncovering post-rain rarities and kitchen favorites alike. Dazzling full-color photos highlight the beauty of hundreds of species. Easy-to-navigate entries offer essential descriptions and tips for identifying mushrooms, including each species' edibility, odor, taste, and rumored medicinal properties. The authors organize the mushrooms according to habitat zone. This ecology-centered approach places each species among surrounding flora and fauna and provides a trove of fascinating insights on how these charismatic fungi interact with the greater living world.

Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains

Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains Author James Halfpenny
ISBN-10 9781493022045
Year 2015-09-15
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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See those animal signs on the trail? Was that footprint left by a fox or a wolf? Was that pile of droppings deposited by a moose, a mouse, or a marten? Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains will help you determine which mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians have passed your way and could still be nearby. Clearly written descriptions and illustrations of scats, tracks, and gait patterns will help you recognize seventy Rocky Mountain species. An identification key, a glossary of tracking terms, and detailed instructions on how to document your finds are also included here. Easy-to-use scat and track measurements appear on each page, making this book especially field friendly and letting you know if a white tailed ptarmigan, a red fox, or even a black bear has been your way.

California Foraging

California Foraging Author Judith Larner Lowry
ISBN-10 9781604694208
Year 2014
Pages 344
Language en
Publisher Timber Press
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The diversity of California's terrain and climate are a forager's dream, with unique offerings from the coast, the mountains, the deserts, and everywhere in between. A passionate wild foods expert, Judith Larner Lowry shows you what to look for and how to gather it in a sustainable way. California Foraging is a hardworking guide packed with detailed information and clear photography for the safe identification of more than 120 wild plants. It also features a seasonal guide for foraging year-round and collecting tips for sustainable harvesting.