Today’s walk complete with turkey Egg.
Morels are up in Erie PA
I went out foraging along the riverside. It’s a great place to find nettles. These particular nettles are are called woods nettles and they have a broader leaf than the standard stinging nettle. When young they have a good flavor and are extremely healthy. In the first picture, I have both nettle and jewelweed the juice of the jewelweed can remove the sting or burn of the nettle. If applied quickly. I pick nettles by hand grabbing the tips from the back and snapping them off. My fingers are calloused enough not to be affected but if yours are not just rub some jewelweed on from time to time to stop the sting. Cook them like you would spinach the heat will knock out the chemical that causes the sting.
Foraged for lunch. I love spring.
Chestnuts on the front trees are huge this year. Often so big that I only get 2 rather then 3 nuts, and even though they are big they are still sweet. I love when I do nothing and things just come out good.