If you’ve ever tasted a cucumber, or a pepper that is still warm from the sun and harvested just minutes ago, you know the difference between fresh produce and that which has traveled across the country to land in your grocery store. Fresh just tastes better! Continue Reading
In her book Pasture Perfect: The Far Reaching Benefits of Choosing Meat, Eggs, and Dairy Products from Grass-Fed Animals, Jo Robinson explains how products from animals raised on pasture are great for our health. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want my basis for choosing food to just be that it does not contain harmful substances such as hormones, antibiotics, or pesticides. I want to go much farther than that, and choose food that is nutrient-dense.Continue Reading
Quick! Name every food you can think of made with corn. …I’ll wait…..Continue Reading
Do I Need an Airlock for Fermentation?
I have been fermenting vegetables in a beautiful, old crock with success. The problem is, having only one vessel, I can only ferment one vegetable at a time. Canning jars are an option, but both the crock and the canning jars are less than ideal in terms of letting air in, as gases escape.Continue Reading