healthy | Local Food | Soups

Roasted Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Remember my post on Roasted Chicken? And the following one about making bone broth from that same chicken? Well, here’s where it all starts to come together in beautiful ways after the fact. Let me set the scene. It’s a rainy day and it doesn’t look like it’s going to let up anytime soon. You […]

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DIY Chicken Bone Broth

Our grandmothers were onto something when they made chicken noodle soup or beef and barley soup for friends and family who were under the weather. They knew that bone broths are basically just good medicine, full of warmth and nutrition. Chicken bone broth is foundational to any cook’s kitchen and I have been making my […]

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Roasted Chicken

Living in an area of the country where there is a lot of farming, I support the local food scene, if not in producing, then at least through my purchasing power. I love that there are people out there who are committed to growing food and raising animals in a sustainable way. It is evident […]

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healthy | Recipes | Vegan

Saffron Cauliflower

I really like Cauliflower. I know it’s not everybody’s thing but I like it in pretty much every format–pizza crust, mashed, riced, raw, roasted. You get the point. So when I saw this recipe for Saffron Cauliflower in Ottolenghi’s amazing cookbook Plenty, which Kitchn’s Cookbook Club featured in January, I jumped right on it. By […]

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Respect Your Elderberries

Elderberries have been used for centuries to treat everything from the common cold to flu to rheumatism to constipation. Did you know that elderberry juice was successfully used (and documented) to treat a flu epidemic in Panama in 1995 and also, Germany’s version of our FDA has approved elderberry for treatment of coughs, bronchitis, fevers, […]

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