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How to make Homemade Butter, butter, homemade, recipe, diy, butter, grassfed, raw, organic, yum

Homemade Butter

If you have never had homemade butter then you are in for a real treat.  Homemade butter is softer, sweeter, moister and downright tastier than its store bought counterparts.  Plus you can control exactly how much salt you add, and it’s an added bonus that people will be very impressed that you made your own butter. […]

Why to Soak or Sprout Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Seeds, sprouting, soaking, phytic acid, enzymes

Why to Soak or Sprout Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Seeds

Many health conscious folks incorporate whole grains, legumes, nuts and/or seeds into their diets because of the nutrients they contain, such as B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate) and minerals (calcium, magnesium, selenium, zinc) just to name a few. But did you know that without first soaking or sprouting these foods many of those nutrients are […]

Baked Rhubarb Donuts

Baked Rhubarb Donuts

Well I just barely missed National Donut Day, but I’ll definitely be saving this recipe for next year. I got a pan for baking donuts a while back and have been meaning to put it to good use, this turned out to be the perfect recipe.  You can use any cake base to make baked donuts, but […]

Foraging Hike Through Elysian Park with Joel Robinson

Foraging Hike Through Elysian Park with Joel Robinson

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a guided foraging hike through Elysian Park, led by Joel Robinson from Naturalist For You and hosted by the good folks at the Hive House. While I already considered myself fairly savvy at neighborhood foraging, having harvested figs, lemons, loquats, kumquats, dandelions, nasturtiums, and several different herbs from […]

Chicken Liver Pate

Chicken Liver Pâté

My farmers’ market source for pasture-raised chicken products is La Bahn Ranch.  Typically I get a few dozen eggs and a whole chicken, but being such a fan of liver pâté I’ve been dying to try it out.  Thanksgiving proved to be the perfect excuse so I finally took the plunge and bought a pound of chicken livers […]

Long Bean and Heirloom Tomato Summer Salad

Summer Recipes

celebrate summer with some seriously fresh flavors!

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Catalog of Recipes

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Fresh Strawberry Popsicles

Sweet

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Green Zebra Gazpacho

Raw

when it’s too hot to cook, eat raw!