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Delicious Warming Winter Beets

As promised, I will tell you how I make a ferment that is especially tasty in winter. This recipe is one of my favorite ferments; I nearly always have some version of it in my fridge or on my counter, bubbling & hissing. It’s so simple to make, and so loaded with nutritious goodness, there’s …

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Terra Turkey Recipe

As my husband likes to say, “this could change the way you do Thanksgiving!” 1) Get a good quality turkey. Local, free range, organic– it may cost you your first-born; but it’s only once a year, right? Mix up the brine in something large. We use our stock pot. Wash your bird & put ‘er …

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Part 2: Gluten-free Crust & finish

I fear this post will be longer, but we have to finish the recipe, no? Okay, you should now have a nice bowl of apple chunks with a very sweet juice, which must be thickened. I like to use about a tablespoon of arrowroot powder & 1-2 tablespoons of rice flour (white or brown). Sprinkle …

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Apple Pie Recipe, & a Question

For about 20 years, Scott & I lived in Kansas City, Missouri. Apple trees are plentiful there, & it became a family tradition to go apple picking every year in late September, then bake pies all through October, until it was time for pumpkins. I learned to make fruit pies from a woman of an …

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Fall Recipe: Winter & Summer Squash Soup

One thing I love about fall is squash soup! I used butternut squash & some strange volunteers from my garden that looked like little pumpkin figs; but acorn or spaghetti squash work also. I do not really give amounts because you never know what size your squash will be. Just adjust amounts to suit yourself. …

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Tea in Germany With Friends

…And How I Survived Recently, Scott & I visited Germany for the first time. While there, we were invited by a delightful couple, Mr. & Mrs. Haas, to tea. Mrs. Haas is 80something, & Mr. Haas is 91; both have impeccable English & seem vigorously healthy (still getting around on bicycles!)  We were given a …

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