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Red Kuri Pumpkin Soup

German cuisine is wonderfully hearty and though certain recipes vary depending on each region, there are real staples to the diet, such are beautiful fresh bread, potatoes, soups and stews. Each area has their own home twist on the classics, such as the Russian influence of flavours within East Germany (my current home), to the… 

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100% Rye Sourdough Baking (Rye Sourdough Boule Recipe)

  This is a guest post from Shannon Stronger of Nourishing Days. Shannon is a home cook, fermentation enthusiast, homesteader, and sustainable food advocate. She has written two seasonal cookbooks, writes the real food and sustainability blog Nourishing Days, and works as Blog Editor and Content Writer for Cultures for Health. She lives on an… 

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Fermented Mixed Berries

This past weekend, I splurged and bought a few packs of berries (a special treat indeed, considering the snow still falls in the mountains) because I was so inspired by a new recipe: fermented berries.  We tend to rely on our fermented vegetables like sour pickles and hot pink jalapeno garlic kraut, as well as tonics… 

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So, what’s the best bone broth? Here’s the results of our taste test.

Ever wondered what the best bone broth is?  We put our tastebuds to work, trying a sampling of chicken broth! With the ever-increasing interest in bone broth, and a number of bone broth makers popping up all across the country, we rounded up a selection of traditional foods enthusiasts and home broth makers to taste… 

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How to Make Seasoning Salt

Sometimes it can be a struggle to put a wholesome dinner on the table.  While I spend a fair amount of time in the kitchen, developing traditional foods recipes for this site, I spend even more of my time in my office – hands on the keyboard, and eyes glued to the display.  Work, coupled with… 

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