Morel Challenges

An amateur Alaskan mushroom hunter learns of resilience and revival. By Ken Marsh “There is something inscrutably satisfying about finding a good patch of morel mushrooms that travels far beyond their excellent flavor, perhaps a trace of the glad hearts of hungry earlier gatherers in the long weary path of evolution.”   – Jim Harrison“The SummerContinue reading “Morel Challenges”

Cooking Wild: Eating Alaskan

Few places in the civilized world retain a stronger connection to hunting, gathering and eating well from the land than our home state. By Ken Marsh One late-September evening years ago, as I hiked with my trapping partner along a birch ridge down the lake from our cabin, a bull moose charged out of theContinue reading “Cooking Wild: Eating Alaskan”