Easy Homemade Cultured Buttermilk

Easy Homemade Cultured Buttermilk

Today I’d like to talk to you about buttermilk. “Uhm, why?” You may be thinking. Because I use it a lot I suppose. Biscuits, scones, homemade ranch dressing, waffles, chocolate poundcake, in my smoothies…I use it a LOT. Since I was already getting fresh milk every week, I decided to try my hand at making […]

Organic Instant Rice ~ How To Make It Yourself

Organic Instant Rice ~ How To Make It Yourself

I don’t know about you, but there are some convenience foods that I have missed since starting my Traditional Foods journey. One of these is instant rice. I used instant almost exclusively before, because it was, ya know, instant. I also have some family favorite recipes that call for instant rice. And while cooking not […]

How to Make Easy & Delicious Feta Cheese at Home

How to Make Easy & Delicious Feta Cheese at Home

My favorite salad in the whole world is the Greek salad from Panera. When I decided to stop eating out so much, I really, really, missed my weekly Greek salad fix. So I decided that the thing to so was to figure out how to make it at home. Cuz that’s how I roll. The […]

Pressure Canning Rhubarb at Home

Pressure Canning Rhubarb at Home

Rhubarb is one of those things that I hated as a kid and discovered I liked as an adult. It is a perennial that has a fairly short season during April and May. In the Northwest US they can sometimes get a second harvest in the fall. The taste reminds me of tart apples with […]

Preserved Lemons ~ Make Your Own at Home

Preserved Lemons ~ Make Your Own at Home

Salt brined, fermented lemons are an amazing taste sensation. Salty, tart, lemony, and just slightly sweet, they are a great way to wake up your taste buds. Originally from the Mediterranean region where they have oodles of lemons to play with, some recipes call for various spices while others just use salt. I personally prefer […]

Pressure Canning Asparagus at Home

Pressure Canning Asparagus at Home

One of my favorite things about spring is watching the tops of the asparagus poke up through the soil. Because I know that means that I’m not too far away from eating that asparagus that is poking up through the soil. Grilled asparagus, bacon wrapped asparagus, asparagus with Hollandaise sauce, Steamed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinaigrette, pickled […]