Banana Rhubarb Bread

It's rhubarb season here, and the ruby and green stalks are nearing peak season! This banana rhubarb bread recipe takes about half a pound and adds a really tasty sour bite to the bread. I didn't tell the kids that it was in the bread, and they loved it (then I told them!). Banana Rhubarb… Continue reading Banana Rhubarb Bread

Herbalism · Recipes · Wildcrafting

Foraging Nettles

This week I had an amazing dish at Higgin's in Portland. It was nettle pesto served with hazelnuts that was so flavorful! It was worth every bloaty minute of the carb coma I had from the pasta. If you are ever in Portland, drop in for an amazing meal. Which leads to...... As Spring returns… Continue reading Foraging Nettles


Hard Boiled Quail Eggs

Quail eggs are not easily found in most places, but search online and ask - you might just find someone raising quail, who sells the eggs. We are fortunate to have a local larger scale egg grower who also raises quail. They sell the eggs in our local independent grocery store for about $2.50 a… Continue reading Hard Boiled Quail Eggs


Snickerdoodle Muffins

The boys loved these snickerdoodle muffins, as I was stocking up the freezer for lunches, as spring break was nearly over. Snickerdoodle Muffins Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp fine sea salt 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature ¾ cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs,… Continue reading Snickerdoodle Muffins

Backpacking · Prepping · Recipes

Trail Eats: Fried Egg over Savory Rice

There is a simple lunch I sometimes have. To me it is beyond comfort food. A bed of savory rice, topped with a crispy fried egg, preferably with a bit of yolk still left, so it can mingle with the rice. It is quite easily made while hiking. Well…if you don’t mind doing a little… Continue reading Trail Eats: Fried Egg over Savory Rice