water kefir grains

How to Brew Water Kefir (a quick tutorial)

Water kefir, a fermented beverage teeming with beneficial bacteria, is remarkably simple to prepare  and often more palatable than other probiotic tonics like kombucha and beet … [Read more...]

last-minute gifts for real foodies

I’m a last-minute shopper.  I can’t help it.  It’s part of what makes me who I am.  So if you’re like me, here’s five last-minute gifts for the real foodies in your life.  And, if … [Read more...]

Reader Questions: Beef Suet, Kombucha and Budgets

I receive a lot of emails at Nourished Kitchen from readers who love cooking traditional foods, but still have questions.  You might be wondering about how long you should cook … [Read more...]

keep the bounty: week #2

It’s week #2 of the Keep the Harvest Challenge at Nourished Kitchen and we’re working our way through August by ditching our canners, and brushing up on old-world, traditional … [Read more...]

a recipe: wild mushroom butter

It’s a disquieting food, like raw milk, and it takes a certain amount of culinary fortitude to walk into the woods, scratch your way through the pine needles, the brush and slowly … [Read more...]

Recipe: Spiced Kombucha Vinaigrette

Kombucha vinaigrette, may seem like an unusual take on the classic combination of olive oil and balsamic or red wine vinegar, but, when complemented by the unique flavors of clove … [Read more...]

Real Food Challenge: Week 3 & Week 2 Re-cap

We're half-way finished with the challenge: you've tackled the pantry, stocked up on wholesome food, learned to properly prepare grains and wholesome fats and even started to … [Read more...]