Shannon

Baking Wheat-Free

When one finds out that they are unable to eat a certain food, the mind automatically goes to extremes. “I guess I’ll never eat ice

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Sweet Potato-Chicken Curry

  We’re still making our way through the 160 pounds of sweet potatoes I purchased last fall. We’re fairly sick of the roasted, buttered option

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Chicken Fajita Haystacks

I love the idea of a Mexican haystack. Essentially it is all of your favorite Mexican meal fixings – meat, beans, veggies, rice, toppings –

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Three Tips for Better Kraut

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned vegetable fermentation as one of the five practices of traditional food preparation. For me, vegetable fermentation has been

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Gumbo Fried Rice

This past week I strolled through our gardens, surprised at those vegetables still giving despite our recent triple digit temperatures. I snapped off okra pods,

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Simple Lentil Salad

I alluded to our love of lentils in last week’s introduction to Feeding the Growing Family. We’re also big fans of the big salad. Packed

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Mayo-Free Potato Salad

I have always loved mayonnaise – on sandwiches, tuna and chicken salads, burgers, potato salad, broccoli salad, any vegetable salad really. So when we cut

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Roasted Cauliflower

If there is a single way to make any questionable vegetable tasty, I’d say roast it or grill it. Some good fat, salt, and a

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Avoiding GMOs

I’m not here to tell anyone they have to avoid GMOs. But judging by the outpouring of action against all things GMO recently, many of

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Canning Meat

What do you do when a neighbor puts lots of homegrown pork plus lard on the community market? If you’re us you say “We’ll take

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Buttered Enchilada Sauce

I love everything about enchiladas. The cheese, the tortillas, the spice, the sauce… that brick red, tomatoey, heavy-on-the-cumin-and-chili sauce. But, to the best of my

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Mexican Meatloaf

There is this little dance my husband and I do every time I decide to make meatloaf. It started back when I could purchase grass-fed

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Easy Peasy Split Pea Soup

Simple soups like this earthy green pot are as pure and artisan as nourishment gets. For generations soups like these have fed large families, large

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Sourdough Starter FAQ

There is something rustic and beautiful about sourdough baking. The long rise time, the slight tang, the unique flavor and shape that every loaf takes

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