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 … [Read more...]

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 fermented cod liver oil, we consume a lot of bone … [Read more...]

a recipe: chicken and gluten-free dumplings with fresh herbs

Gluten-free chicken and dumplings swimming in a salty, creamy broth of herbs and aromatic vegetables found its way to our kitchen a few weeks ago.   A cold-weather food, good for … [Read more...]

a recipe: miso soup with clams

Miso Soup with Clams is one of those special foods – simple and quiet and humble, but also elegant in its simplicity.   Sometimes the best dishes are the simplest.  In our home, … [Read more...]

Fresh Chicken Broth: Achieving a Solid Gel

A good stock is the backbone of a good kitchen; it provides flavor to your dishes as well as sustenance and nourishment for your body.   Broth features in the traditional foods of … [Read more...]

Voodoo Stock: Chicken Feet & Chili Peppers

Chicken feet - gnarly, repulsive and disturbing - make for the very best stock. Devoid of little else but tendons, bone and cartilage (sound appetizing yet?), chicken feet produce … [Read more...]

Beef Stock: A Simple Recipe

Beef stock - especially homemade beef stock is remarkably easy to prepare especially using this tried-and-true classic beef stock recipe.   You don't need purchased beef base to … [Read more...]

Foodbuzz 24 24 24: Recession-proof Supper Party

Money woes are everywhere.   Healthcare costs are rising.   Food costs are increasing.   Electricity is higher now than it used to be.   Between lost jobs, shortened working hours, … [Read more...]