I haven’t been posting much lately, because I’ve been getting out more. Before going natural, and until my body really began to right itself, the summer heat would keep me comfortably indoors in front of my fan most of the time. Now, it doesn’t stop me, but I have had to make some adjustments for [...]
Searching for natural alternatives to “crack in a bowl” (soup made with Ukrainian vegetable stock powder), I set about to find parsnips. They’re one of the ingredients listed on the packet, and responsible for the unique flavor. Excited to find some at my local shouk, I peeled them, chopped the root up with the leaves, [...]
I’ve been experimenting with more chicken gizzard recipes. This time around, after hearing about what goji berries are really used for in Asia, I decided to give it a go myself. As it turns out, goji berries are one of the most perfect seasonings for chicken or really any other poultry. It may be because of [...]
This time around, I tried slow cooking the gizzards, and they came out beautifully. My husband says they’re just like his mom used to make. This time, they were more palatable to me. They were soft kind of like the pearl of the chicken back. The taste and texture reminded me of that. If I [...]
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Tips from around the web that will help you stay the course. This week: Dealing with the calorie cows, and what to do when the cook is sick.
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A recipe and instructions for making Druze pita, a thin bread made with mildly fermented dough that is excellent for wraps or broken into flatbread crisps.
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