Portable Soup: My Homemade Bouillon

Portable soup, a sort of homemade bouillon, sustained travelers before Cup O’ Noodles lined rest stop shelves and salty powdered bouillon cubes gave home cooks a short cut in making soups, stews and sauces.  Modern cooks who seem to favor time saving packaged ingredients over more elaborate traditions have lost their taste for laborious culinary… 

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Perpetual Soup: The Easiest Bone Broth You’ll Make

Bone broth is a staple of my family’s diet.  As with healthy fats, heirloom vegetables, grass-fed meats and a good old-fashioned cod liver oil, we consume a lot of bone broths – usually aiming for one quart per person per day, at the recommendation of our nutritionist.  Broth, you see, is a nutritional powerhouse.  It… 

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Cold Quinoa Salad with Chicken, Pine Nuts & Feta

Quinoa is a remarkable grain – rich in magnesium, phosphorus and manganese as well as the amino acid lysine which offers antiviral properties.  Quinoa is not truly a cereal grain in the same manner as wheat or rye; rather, it’s a pseudocereal and, as such, is gluten-free and well-tolerated by those who choose to consume… 

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