Kim Chee Recipe

Kim Chee Recipe

Kim Chee is a traditional Korean fermented condiment consumed at almost every meal. But why eat fermented vegetables? See this brief post on the importance of including homemade fermented foods in your diet. Then, try this simple, adaptable recipe.   Ingredients: The following vegetables are sliced very thinly and cross cut, when needed, to about(…)

About Fermented Food

About Fermented Food

Before canning and freezing was possible, people preserved vegetables for long periods of time by encouraging them to ferment. Captain Cook, for example, loaded 60 barrels of sauerkraut on his ship for his second trip around the world. When he opened the last barrel, 27 months later, the ‘kraut’ was just as good as it(…)

Pecan Bars Recipe

Pecan Bars Recipe

This recipe for pecan bars is adapted from Nourishing Traditions, a cookbook that emphasizes healthy, traditional recipes. One of the key principles of the cookbook is to avoid sugar, an unnatural, highly-processed product that produces toxic results in the human body. I used Polaner brand jam, which is sweetened with fruit juice; and maple syrup(…)

In Praise of Meat – with its Fat!

In Praise of Meat – with its Fat!

BecauseĀ I am interested in what works to sustain life, health, and vitality, I face the fact that when all is said and done, human beings are omnivores: we thrive by eating both animals and vegetation. Modern science makes that abundantly clear, even if our particular genetic inheritances result in variations in how much of either(…)