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Washing chanterelles

Washing chanterelles

Heavy rains and warm weather means it's chanterelle season! I usually don't wash mushrooms, but these were too dirty to merely brush off. Luckily, half an hour in the food dehydrator took the water back out and they were delicious sauteed in butter and thyme.

Chanterelle sauce atop spiralized zucchinis

Warning: If you gorge on bucketloads of wild chanterelles, your skin will start to smell like peaches.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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