Foraging The Mountain West: Gourmet Edible Plants, Mushrooms, And Meat
  • Foraging The Mountain West: Gourmet Edible Plants, Mushrooms, And Meat
  • Foraging The Mountain West: Gourmet Edible Plants, Mushrooms, And Meat
ISBN: 189278436X
EAN13: 9781892784360
Language: English
Release Date: Jun 1, 2014
Pages: 360
Dimensions: 0.9" H x 8.9" L x 6" W
Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

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

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Excellent source of information : More fully applies to Montana, but most of it applies as well to the rest of the West.
   Wonderful book
Good book very informative with lots of great and useful information. The shipping and the seller was delivered in great condition and resonable shipping time.
   You need this book
This was the best book on foraging I ever purchased. Tons of color photos, detailed plant descriptions, descriptions of potentially poisonous look a likes and recipes or preparation instructions. This book should definitely be bought.
   I love it!
Book is great! , ''
   Highly recommend!
Bought this for my parents for Christmas and is amazing! It had different pictures and tells you a lot about the plant and the great ways it can be used. They even include recipes, which is so useful! Highly recommended :
   A go-to reference
This is an excellent reference and I carry it on every foraging foray. If you could have only one book foraging, this would be the one I would choose.
   Great book
I bought this for my grandson and loves it. He said it is well written and entertaining as well as very informative on useful foraging.