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6 tips for picking wild raspberries and strawberries

6 tips for picking wild raspberries and strawberries

  • 7/3/2018 10:23:00 AM
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Ripe berries taste like a pop of sunshine, even out of a grocery store box. But in Iowa, anybody can go find the real wild thing, and the taste is incredible. The only hard parts are identifying the berries and finding them before wildlife and other foragers do.
A Spring Quadfecta

A Spring Quadfecta

  • 4/7/2017 10:15:00 AM
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Last year was the first year I attempted a spring quadfecta: a turkey, a limit of trout, morels and wild asparagus.
Foraging for Wild Asparagus: Hunting and Cooking

Foraging for Wild Asparagus: Hunting and Cooking

  • 4/22/2015 8:33:00 AM
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When I was young, I did not like asparagus. But on a spring camping trip, I found a few spears of wild asparagus, and skeptically threw them into a pot of boiling water. The sweet, juicy, fresh taste changed my mind on the spot.