After hearing that blueberries were ripening early this year, I decided to go to Glen Alps, a very popular hiking area in the Chugach Mountains, to see if blueberries were ripe enough for picking. It was cloudy, and it drizzled on and off, but the stillness of the weather made my adventure so much more… Continue reading Wild Blueberry Galette
A spectacular view over Turnagain Arm while foraging for fireweed, isn’t that amazing?
I love blueberry muffins, or should I say I love almost anything made with blueberries. I decided to experiment with making muffins with coconut oil, coconut milk, and frozen blueberries yesterday, and I was not disappointed. Baking with these blueberries which my friends and I foraged for in the Chugach Mountains last summer brought back… Continue reading Wild Blueberry Muffins
Last Saturday my friends and I went foraging for rose-hips in the beautiful Chugach Mountains. It didn’t take long before we found an area full of these beauties. I ate (only the shells) as I picked, as usual. The rose hip is the fruit of the rose plant. It is rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and… Continue reading Rose Hips