Sure, persimmon pudding is the traditional way to enjoy this wild fall delicacy. But why not turn your persimmons into jam and enjoy them through the spring!
Paw paws are called Indiana Bananas not just because they grow all over the state through the fall, but because the fruits' tastes and textures are similar.
Since we're doing a lot of food preserving right now, it's fitting that we learn more about Ball jars. And, fresh watermelon juice and a blackberry liqueur.
These blackberries might be a bit too tart to enjoy on your breakfast cereal, but they are perfect for making a fruity liqueur.
Adam Hintz is an avid forager, or someone who harvests uncultivated food – like acorns that fall along the bike path or dandelions growing in the backyard.
Jana Wilson introduces us to her 5-day-old Sicilian Buttercup chicks, Didi Emmons loves cooking wild edibles, and strawberry shortcake for dessert!
After two years of decomposing, the piles of leftover wood chips at Bread & Roses Gardens will soon sprout mushrooms thanks to hungry mycelium.
Morel mushrooms fruit in the spring, signaling a Hoosier tradition of hunting the wooded areas. Traditional Arts Indiana learns more about these elusive fungi.
The catawba grapes we harvested last week are now being turned into wine at the Oliver Winery. And, persimmon desserts are favorites during the fall in Indiana.
Cattail pollen is often used in pancake recipes. We're changing it up a bit with this recipe for muffins.
We're excited to be reporting from the Bloomington Community Farmers Market today. Then we talk about three wild delicacies: ramps, morels and redbuds.
Brian Snider has been hunting morels in southern Indiana for 25 years. He says this year's season started earlier and will end earlier than any in his memory.
It's morel season in many parts of the country, and the rush is on. Get out there and test your luck!
Who needs actual chicken when you have these meaty and flavorful mushrooms!
Didi Emmons didn't always cook with weeds. Thanks to her relationship with a local farmer, she now loves all sorts of feisty, flavorful and nutritious plants.
Fall is a special time of year for foragers like Tracy Branam. These days he's on the hunt for persimmons and walnuts.
What I especially love about this treatment is that the syrup is as sweet as candy and something children will actually enjoy taking.
Urban foraging collects unused or unwanted produce from public places. What about abandoned gardens on foreclosed lots?
On the menu is pork, coleslaw, corn, mushrooms, and much more. Summer grilling doesn’t get much more local and seasonal than this!
As promised, last week we gave you tips for how to hunt for ramps, and now we're giving you some recipes for three ways to put ramps to work in your cooking.