Tag: Oak

How to Make Oak Nut (Acorn) Flour

Share…Seasoning Acorns Acorns represent Just like a fine wine, acorns are better when aged. According to Maidu Indian knowledge, acorns should be cured for approximately a year before leaching. This can be done by keeping them in a dry, well-ventilated basket and shaking them at least once a month to rotate the acorns. Curing dries […]

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Landscaping with Black Oak

Share…The Black Oak (Quercus kelloggii) is one of the most spectacular plants native to the Sierra Nevada to watch in the spring. After their leaves unfurl in shades of pink, red, and burgundy, they turn a bright green which could be where the term “spring green” came from. This burst of color is especially beautiful […]

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