i was watching one of my favorite local public television shows, wisconsin foodie

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    and i decided that next spring i am going to forage in the woods for various wild edibles.

    on my list...

    ramps and morels...
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    garlic mustard...
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    and wild asparagus...
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    Just buy them in a store. Its easier and tastes the same.
     
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    i've never seen ramps or garlic mustard or wild asparagus in a store and store bought asparagus and green onions or leeks don't even taste at all like wild ramps or wild asparagus.
     
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    Refrain from eating the wild ones then the store ones will be the best you ever tasted.
     
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    You ain't a christian so you ain't got no morels.
     
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    you make a solid point bro.
     
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    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    :jj: havoc of the woods.
     
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    Morels are incredibly expensive if you can find them in a store. They are delicious though. Dink, find yourself a woods where a lot of trees have fallen and there is a lot of rotten wood on the ground. Morels like that soft, woody ground.
     
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    I had a garden a few years ago and planted mint. Now it's spread to half my back yard. Whenever I mow the lawn it smells like Wrigley's Spearmint Gum.
     
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    I think FTM does this. You should ask her for some pointers. :)
     
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    i know they love dead elm trees. my b-i-l used to talk about how the morels were out but back then i wasn't interested. now i am, so i'm hitting him up next spring for his morel spots. i can't wait.

    another friend has some spots where she gets chicken of the woods mushrooms, so i'm going to go out with her. i think she found some just recently, so i can maybe get in on some this fall, yet.

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    nom nom nom. i love the smell of mint.

    i actually would love to find some sweet grass growing wild. it's hard to find around here and people really guard their known patches to prevent others from raiding it. i know lots of places with tons of wild blueberries. nom...wild blueberries. :drool:

    i definitely need help with the wild asparagus. :cheer:
     
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    omg i just saw a show on food network with a chick who was friends with my older sister starring as the chef! :cheer:
     
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    :jj:
     
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    I use to know a chef that would forage for wild mushrooms to use in his restaraunt
     
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    Sconi fag
     
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    wisconsin appreciates the business of your alcoholics every sunday.
     
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    what if a deer pissed all over that? What's Plan B?