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Porcini mushrooms (and a few other boletes) harvested in British Columbia - Homesteading Huntress

BC Mushroom Foraging Regulations (Updated 2020)

This guide covers British Columbia mushroom foraging regulations and was last updated in 2020. 

Kimchi Omelette With Cheddar, Leeks and Gochugaru

Combined with melty and crispy cheese, aromatic leeks, and a browned crust, this kimchi omelette is a crave-worthy option that is just as good for a luxurious weekend brunch as it is for an exhausted weeknight.

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How To Skull Mount Deer (Euro Mount)

Learning how to skull mount deer and other wild game skulls is a rewarding skill for any hunter at the end of their hunting season. Skull mounts, also known as euro mounts, western skull mounts, western mounts, or European mounts, are a traditional way to preserve wild game skulls and antlers, horns, and other head-attached attributes.

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Oysters Harvesting Guide For BC: Regulations, Limits, Licenses 2020

This BC Oyster Foraging Guide: Regulations, Limits, Licenses has been updated to meet 2020 government regulations. I wrote this guide to make it easier for new foragers to learn about and harvest oysters in BC safely and legally.

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My Experience Curing Green Olives (Hank Shaw Recipe)

This post was originally published on October 3, 2017 and was updated on January 2, 2021.  Learning how to cure green olives naturally was one of my first solo urban homesteading attempts. It was such

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How to Shuck Wild Oysters (Illustrated Guide)

This article covers how to shuck wild oysters with this illustrated guide. Wild oysters from BC and the Pacific Northwest can be harder to open and handle compared to farmed oysters. Special thanks to W. for modelling.

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How to Ferment Kombucha at Home

Kombucha is a fermented beverage with a long history. Kombucha likely originated in China and spread across the Silk Road, and it is widely brewed in China, Japan, Korea, Russia and more recently, in North America and Western European. Kombucha is made with a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) that typically ferments a mixture of brewed tea and sugar. It’s easy and delicious ferment to make at home.

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Canning Quince Paste (Dulce de Membrillo)

Quick Navigation What is a quince? Quince paste and water canning recipe Where to find quinces in Vancouver, BC Step-by-step processing and canning quince paste Cultural context of Spanish quince paste (dulce de membrillo) Canning

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Cantonese Ginger Scallion BC Spot Prawns (Chinese Wild Prawn Recipe)

Cantonese ginger scallion BC spot prawns have definitely become a highlight dish for me since we’ve started prawning for wild local BC spot prawns on the Sunshine Coast. With Cantonese ginger scallion prawns, ginger is