Fiddleheads hunting…in search of the elusive but delicious fern! Fiddleheads are one of the joys of spring here in the North Maine Woods. There is a short window of time in the spring when you can find fiddleheads that are prime for eating. If they get to large, they are bitter and definitely not fine dining. If you would like to know more about finding and … [Read more...]
As Promised….Fiddlehead Recipes!
Consider this the definitive Northwoods Fiddlehead Cookbook! Fiddlehead Casserole This one is just a variation of the old holiday favorite, "Green Bean Casserole" Ingredients: •1 can Campbell's cream of mushroom soup •1/2 cup milk •1 teaspoon soy sauce •4 cups cooked fiddleheads .Fresh coarse ground pepper •1-1/3 cups French's French … [Read more...]
In Search fo the Elusive Fiddlehead Fern
The hunt for the elusive fiddlehead fern........ For the last couple of weeks, Bill and I have been in pursuit of the revered Northwoods delicacy, the Fiddlehead Fern. Technically, it is called the ostrich fern. But when it first pops up through the ground, the frond is tightly curled in on itself resembling the head of a fiddle, thus it is referred to as a … [Read more...]