The Meal

Milkweed Caper Chicken Piccata

To make this recipe, you will first need to find yourself some milkweed (showy milkweed for you Coloradans), and make capers. You can find my post about milkweed and my recipe for milkweed capers here. If it is past milkweed season, feel free to substitute other varieties of foraged capers like dandelion capers or pickled […]

Milkweed Capers

In late spring or early summer, showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) makes its appearance around the front range. It begins to peek up out of the grass as things get hot and a few weeks later it standing tall above the surrounding grass, its many buds are popping into beautiful, fragrant flowers.⁠ Milkweed is best known […]

Spruce Tip Creme Brulee

Spruce and fir tips are one of the greatest foraging delights of spring. Each year, as the weather starts to turn,  spruce and fir trees begin their yearly growth. At the tip of each branch, the tree puts out a tiny bud of what will be its growth for the year. When these first pop […]

Nettle Dalgona

This trend really took off at the start of quarantine, so I am a few months behind, but here’s the wildcrafted version of that instagram famous whipped coffee drink: the nettle dalgona latte. Dalgona coffee is a whipped coffee drink that appears to have origins in India, Pakistan, and Macau. It recently got a jolt […]