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How to Make Chicken or Beef Broth

I’ve been meaning to share my broth recipe for a while, especially since I’ve been able to carry Fox River Farms grass-fed beef soup bones here at Greener Pastures. Broth, both chicken and beef, is so good for you. There are all sorts of health-building properties in a cup of nice hot broth or a…

Animal Fat–Friend or Foe?

Let’s talk a little bit about fat. For the last 6,000 years, mankind has eaten fat–animal fat–and lots of it. And for that 6,000 years, cancer, heart disease, and diabetes were rare and, in some cultures, non-existent. Take the Eskimos for instance: Before they came into contact with civilization, they subsisted almost entirely on whale…

Persimmon Pudding (Donna’s Kitchen)

Recipe: 1 Cup Persimmon Pulp 1 Cup Milk 1 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Melted Butter Pinch Salt and Baking Soda 1 Egg 1 Cup Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder  

Chickweed Crepes

This recipe is from the Healthy Choices cookbook from Keepers at Home with some modifications, of course, because I can’t make any recipe without modifying it. 1 1/2 cups milk 3 eggs 1 cup whole wheat flour (I use Wheat Montana’s Prairie Gold 86, it’s chemical-free and a light wheat flour) 3/4 cups white flour…