Month: August 2014

Manzanita Recipe Winners

Share…Manzanita is my favorite wild food in the summer.  Here are three recipe winners from the 2014 recipe contest – a Manzanita Energy Drink by David Ward, Egg in a Manzanita Nest by Leah Walsh, Manzanita Tortillas by Shanan Manuel and Manzanita Crackers by Summerthyme Bakery. Manzanita Energy Drink 1 ½ cups of apple juice or other […]

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Manzanita Madness – Gathering Time

Share…Manzanita Madness   This is one of my favorite wild food moments, when the Manzanita berries are ripe and ready to pick.   Manzanita, an abundant evergreen shrub that grows throughout California, is often overlooked. However, its berries have a long history of use as a food, both as a cider and a sweet sugar […]

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