Popcorn and Peanuts

Start This Recipe 10 minutes before you want to eat it (Popcorn); 36 hours before you want to eat it (Peanuts) Dinner Table Rating 1 thumb per family member Cook’s Rating Accessibility of ingredients, ease of preparation, and affordability We’ll be traveling around a bit this summer and so having some nutritious snacks for the road is on [...]

Wild Rice Casserole

Start This Recipe about 10 hours before you want to eat it Dinner Table Rating 1 thumb per family member Cook’s Rating Accessibility of ingredients, ease of preparation, and affordability This recipe was my attempt to make lemons out of lemonade. Imagine my surprise when it actually worked! Last week I shared with you about my unsuccessful foray [...]

Pemmican

Start This Recipe 24-48 hours in advance Dinner Table Rating 1 thumb per family member Cook’s Rating Accessibility of ingredients, ease of preparation, and affordability I didn’t know I had a Line when it came to food. But I think I crossed it here. When I bemoaned this fact to the Sweetie Pie, who had watched me labor [...]

Crispy Pepitas

Start This Recipe about 24 hours in advance Dinner Table Rating 1 thumb per family member Cook’s Rating Accessibility of ingredients, ease of preparation, and affordability This recipe (and next week’s) began as a history project for the Sweet Pea, who had studied the Native Americans the week before. I suggested that we find some Ancient Native American [...]

Brown Rice, Two Ways

Start This Recipe 2-3 hours before eating (for unsoaked rice) or  8 hours before eating (for soaked rice) Dinner Table Rating 1 thumb per family member Cook’s Rating Accessibility of ingredients, ease of preparation, and affordability I admit, this is a humble recipe–a bowl of brown rice does not make for a “party in your mouth” experience. I [...]

Stuffed Endive Leaves

Start This Recipe the day you want to eat it Dinner Table Rating 1 thumb per family member Cook’s Rating Accessibility of ingredients, ease of preparation, and affordability I wanted to find a good use for all that yummy cream cheese that’s now in my fridge. I’m not usually a fan of fussy food, but I really love stuffed endive [...]

Cultured Dairy 101

  Start These Recipes at least 4 days before you want to eat it Dinner Table Rating 1 thumb per family member Cook’s Rating Accessibility of ingredients, ease of preparation, and affordability As I considered which recipes to be trying out on our tour through Nourishing Traditions, I kept choosing ones that required whey. Once [...]