Hunt, Gather, Cook
Finding the Forgotten Feast
By Hank Shaw
(Rodale Press, Paperback, 9781609618902, 324pp.)
Publication Date: October 2, 2012
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From field, forest, and stream to table, award-winning journalist Hank Shaw explores the forgotten art of foraging.
If there is a frontier beyond organic, local and seasonal, beyond farmers' markets and grass-def meat, it's hunting, fishing and foraging your own food. A lifelong angler and forager who became a hunter late in life, Hank Shaw is dedicated to finding a place on the table for the myriad overlooked and underutilized wild foods that are there for the taking -- if you know how to find them.
In "Hunt, Gather, Cook," he shares his experiences both in the field and in the kitchen, as well as his extensive knowledge of North America's edible flora and fauna. Hank provides a user-friendly, food-oriented introduction to tracking down and cooking everything from prickly pears, to grouper to snowshoe hares.