Recipe: Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots

Green beans with bacon will always find a place in my heart, and in my kitchen.  I remember, even as a very young girl, visiting my godparents in a tiny, drawn and weathered town … [Read more...]

Weston A Price: Findings on Traditional Foods

Weston A Price, a Cleveland dentist who, when challenged by rampant tooth decay and the considerable physical degeneration of his patients, left his practice and traveled the world … [Read more...]

A Recipe: Whole Grain Buttermilk Biscuits

Whole grain buttermilk biscuits are a rare treat in our home.  We begin most mornings with a breakfast of pastured eggs and wilted greens or homemade yogurt and soaked oatmeal … [Read more...]

Brown Soda Bread with Currants and Caraway

Brown soda bread offers nourishment, a rich flavor and is quite simple to prepare in any kitchen - emboldening the the repertoire of even the novice cook.  While the Irish are … [Read more...]

Home-cured Corned Beef

Home-cured corned beef.  It seems daunting, doesn't it?  Curing meat at home is much easier than you'd expect, and there's a growing community of home cooks who are beginning to … [Read more...]