One Giant Puffball Might Feed a Crowd

Teresa Marrone and Drew Parker, authors of our upcoming book Mushrooms of the Northwest: A Simple Guide to Common Mushrooms, share with us their knowledge of the Giant Puffball. If you want to feed wild mushrooms to a crowd, a single specimen of one of these might do the...

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Allen, Michigan—An Important Crossroads

In her book Little Michigan, Kathryn Houghton takes a nostalgic look at Michigan’s smallest towns; today, she takes us to Allen, the Antique Capital of the World. The town built its first high school in 1869. Though the building burned down in 1913, the community came together...

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Chicken Hot Dish

Here is a fabulous recipe for a baked macaroni and cheese with chicken hot dish from Theresa Millang and Karen Corbett’s book The Great Minnesota Hot Dish. As the temperatures fall, hot dishes are the ideal way to lure your family to the the table. Hot dish is a tradition...

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King Bolete: A Most Sought-after Wild Mushrooms

As the name King Bolete suggests, Boletus edulis is one of the most sought-after wild mushrooms. This is the mushroom that Europeans call the Porcini or Cep—and many experts believe that the true European Boletus edulis is not found in North America. Instead, there are...

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