Home gardening: is it worth it? This week on Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson talks about the steps to creating her own home garden. Find out what vegetables Emily is still harvesting, and what crops were less successful. Learn about seeding, pest control, and more! Later, Emily answers a listener question about mushrooms with the help of Dr. Roy Halling of the New York Botanical Garden. What should beginning foragers know about harvesting wild mushrooms? Find out more about mushroom cultivation, and learn why certain varieties cannot be farmed. How does knife sharpening differ for Japanese and French blades? Find out on this week’s Sharp & Hot! Thanks to our sponsor, Heritage Foods USA. Music was provided by The California Honeydrops.

“If you don’t know anything about mushrooms and you go out foraging, there’s a possibility that you’re going to make yourself sick. You have to know what you’re collect and what you’re going to eat.” [18:45]

Dr. Roy Halling on Sharp & Hot