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How To Bake The Perfect Sourdough Boule In Your Dutch Oven – Recipe + Video Instructions

Over the last few years I’ve made it my mission to learn how to make the softest, fluffiest, chewiest, naturally leavened, and fermented bread with my sourdough starter. This easy sourdough boule is the result of much practice and formula testing. I wanted to keep the recipe very simple and straightforward so that even an …

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Pastured Chicken Liver Pâté – With Shallots, Thyme And Cognac

    Every nourishing diet should include plenty of organ meats from healthy pastured animals. But it’s not always easy with the modern palate. If you didn’t grow up eating things like liver, kidneys and other organ meats the preparation and taste can be a little, well, off-putting. It takes time to get over the …

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Soft And Chewy Sourdough Crepes – Traditionally Fermented For Easy Digestion

Crepes are a lovely alternative to pancakes and they can be filled or topped with a huge variety of both sweet and savory fillings and sauces. As much as I love my slow fermented Sourdough Pancakes I love crepes even more because of the ease of the recipe. I use sourdough discard for this recipe. …

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Grilled Baby Vegetables With Garlic Chive Oil Dressing

  The weather is improving and it’s time to fire up the grill. These Grilled Baby Vegetables with Garlic Chive Oil Dressing will be your summer go-to side dish. There’s a few things that I really love about grilling, the most important thing is that it’s a lot less dishes! You know that’s a good …

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Grain-Free Butter Fried Bread Cheese – Better Than Mozzarella Sticks And Keto Friendly

    That’s right I said it, this Butter Fried Bread Cheese is better than mozzarella sticks. And I mean it. It’s cheesy chewy bread CHEESE. It’s not bread! It’s a firm cheese that’s been baked so it has even less moisture. It doesn’t melt like regular cheese. Instead it holds its shape even while …

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Sourdough Honey Buns – The Perfect Dinner Roll

  Not you typical dinner roll! These soft, sweet and shareable Sourdough Honey Buns are the perfect compliment to any meal. They are made with wholesome real-food ingredients and they are traditionally fermented and leavened using active sourdough starter.       Fermented grains are easier to digest, have better nutrition and taste really dang …

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Creamy Sweet Potato Casserole With Browned Butter And Cinnamon Maple Pecans

  Take your holiday sweet potatoes to the next level! In this recipe, rich and creamy sweet potato mash is topped with toasty browned butter and crunchy, sweet Cinnamon Maple Pecans. I’m pretty confident that everyone will love this dish. It was a big hit here at my house for Thanksgiving and I also shared …

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Sourdough Stuffing With Mixed Mushrooms, Spicy Sausage And Thyme

    This is the Sourdough Stuffing I make every year for the holidays. And every year it never fails to impress us all. When home-baked sourdough bread is used as a stuffing for roasted poultry it takes on an almost bread pudding like texture. It’s soft and moist because it does a wonderful job …

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Lacto-Fermented Cranberry Salad – A Nourishing Holiday Tradition

  Whether you call it Cranberry Sauce, Jellied Cranberry, or Cranberry Salad, no holiday meal is complete without the sweet tart taste of cranberries. I took my cranberry sauce in a whole new direction this year when I started reading about fermented cranberries. Like peeled whole garlic, whole cranberries can be covered in raw honey …

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Traditionally Fermented Spicy Vegetables – Pickles Escabeche

  These spicy pickled vegetables are a huge hit in our house. Escabeche is the Spanish word for “pickles” and in the Mexican restaurant community they are made with carrots, jalapeños and onions. This is where my husband and I first had this crunchy, spicy pickled side dish. They are usually served as a side …

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Fermented Pizza Green Beans – A Traditionally Fermented Foods Book Review And Recipe

  I just sat down to a nice little lunch featuring these amazing Pizza Green Beans.     They have been hanging out on my counter for the last 10 days traditionally fermenting with garlic, tomato and oregano. I will officially tell you I’m in love! I’m not even a huge fan of green beans …

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The Best Creamed Greens You’ll Ever Taste – Low-Carb And Keto Friendly

    Get ready to enter a whole new level of yum. Think creamed spinach on steroids (if the steroids were butter and brie and cream of course). I don’t think I’ll ever want to eat greens any way other than this again. I thought I died and went to creamy garlic heaven when I …

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Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette – Dressing, Dipping Sauce and Marinade

  It doesn’t get much easier than this Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette made in your blender. In fact vinaigrettes in general are pretty simple to make. Having just a few basic ingredients on hand in your pantry will allow you to come up with simple flavorful vinaigrettes in no time. Some items to stock include: Organic …

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Warm Asparagus Salad with Habanero and Feta

  We wait all winter for asparagus and when it arrives we rejoice. It’s spring, the birds are singing, the snow is melting and we get to feast on the tender shoots of asparagus that are emerging from the waking ground. Because I don’t believe in and don’t want to contribute to the culture of …

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