Jerusalem Artichokes (also known as JAs) are one of my favorite wild passions. They are the ultimate survival food. Also called sunchokes, you can grow them with minimal effort, they’re fun to harvest (all winter) and they’re a powerhouse of nutrition. During the Summer this plant is known for it’s sunflower-like flowers and sticky sandpaper-like leaves. The knobby tubers are for ‘sale’ from October till Spring and are like digging for buried treasure.
The only thing about JAs that is a bit annoying is it’s gaseous effect on your digestion winning it the nickname ‘Fartichoke’. BUT there is a way to tame this quality that I will show you in this class. Here is the link for my teaching video on Jerusalem Artichokes and their amazing gifts.
Sunchokes can be pickled, fried, mashed, roasted, and used in any manner as a potato substitute only with less carbs and calories. All my favorite JA recipes are on my Patreon page. Enjoy!
My best Jerusalem Artichoke recipes are on my Patreon page. Would love to have you join me as a supporter of Wild Blessings on Patreon. Along with the added Wild Blessings such as recipes… my Patreon members get a serious discount on my in-person classes. You can support me at https://www.patreon.com/wildblessings.
If you don’t have Jerusalem Artichokes on your land you can buy them at Whole Foods and just pop them in the ground. They will thrive and multiply to provide for you and yours!
Be sure to share with me your JA adventures in foraging and cooking this ultimate survival food.