I am so excited to share with you today my new book - Simple Cheesemaking! I have shared several cheesemaking recipes here on Cultured Palate, and now, after working for months, the book is ready! I'm so excited for you all to try all these recipes!! You can now have the recipes for cultured dairy products, soft cheeses (Mozzarella, Mascarpone...) and hard cheeses (Monterey [Read more...]
Big on flavor - short on processed ingredients. Real food nourishes the body while tasting great and without all the unnecessary ingredients that packaged foods contain.
Bone broth is a staple of many traditional recipes from all different cultures. In fact, many chefs agree that the secret to a great soup is an ever-simmering stockpot filled with bones, water, and vegetables! Check out the recipes I use for Chicken Bone Broth and Beef Bone Broth. As we get back into healthy eating habits (starting with the GAPS diet), I find myself making a lot of bone [Read more...]
Did you know that you can make recipes healthier in just 5 easy steps - Any recipe? No more do you have to skip a recipe because of its ingredients - whether it is the sugar content, the bad oils or even the type of flour a recipe contains, it really doesn't matter. Have you ever kissed beloved recipes goodbye in an effort to make your food more nutritious? I know I certainly have! But, [Read more...]
You might think juicing is expensive, especially for a large family. I did too - And, it can be! But, do you remember the saying, "Where there is a will, there is a way"? There are ways to make juicing fit into the family budget! One of the benefits of juicing is your body's ability to absorb all the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, chlorophyll, etc. - they are [Read more...]
I have recently had several readers emailing and asking what supplementation of vitamins I used while on the GAPS diet. I thought others might have the same question. So, today I want to share the supplements I took while on the GAPS diet and the supplements I take now. If you are not sure what the GAPS diet is, take a minute and read the GAPS Review. [Read more...]
Last week I shared my Chinese Chicken with Walnuts recipe and received quite a few emails with questions about the how-to's of stir-frying. So, I thought I would give the basic information that I have learned and hopefully encourage you to give it a try! According to Wikipedia, stir-frying is: a pair of Chinese cooking techniques for preparing food in a wok: chǎo (炒) and bào (爆). The term [Read more...]
I have found that healthy homemade snacks are a must have! Having children at home, it seems as if someone is always wanting something to eat! Oh, they eat very well at meals but, I think because we work outside so much in the hot weather, they are always hungry! I just can not seem to keep them full. Or, maybe it is because there are several teenage boys. But, then again, we have 2 girls [Read more...]