Make Your Own “Way Better Than Canned” Pumpkin Puree

Make Your Own “Way Better Than Canned” Pumpkin Puree

Don’t you just love pumpkin? Pumpkin donuts, Pumpkin Poundcake, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Pumpkin Flan. And especially Pumpkin Pie. With real whipped cream. Do you ever ask yourself at Thanksgiving why you never make pumpkin pie at any other time of the year? I do. Every. Single. Year. But no longer! Now I have pumpkin cubes […]

How to Perfectly Roast Pumpkin Seeds

How to Perfectly Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Is it just me, or are healthy snacks hard to find nowadays? It seems like so many “healthy” snacks are full of artificial sugars and chemical preservatives. All of which I really try to stay away from. Luckily, Traditional Food offers us some real healthy snacks. I’ve already talked about how nutritious pumpkins are, and now […]

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 […]

Why I Bought a Gallon of Vodka ~ And What Happened Next

Why I Bought a Gallon of Vodka ~ And What Happened Next

Have you heard the one about the woman you went into the liquor store and asked for a gallon of vodka? Oh. Wait. That was me. 🙂 And you should have seen the looks on their faces! Apparently, vodka is not sold by the gallon, it’s sold by the liter. So, then I had to […]

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 […]