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A good friend of mine recently made bone broth for the very first time. She was very excited about it until she took a sip. She texted me that much to her surprise, her carefully prepared broth did not have much flavor! Tasteless bone broth is a common problem that many newbies to the wonders …

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Rabbit is not a very popular meat in the United States. In Europe, however, it is commonplace with numerous traditional recipes in German, French and Italian cuisine. Where there are rabbit recipes, there is also rabbit bone broth as our forebears frugally used the whole animal for food. This was in keeping with the 1546 …

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When I make this hearty potato soup recipe for dinner, my family is very excited. It is one of their absolute favorites, particularly when I add LOTS of bacon! I mean, baked potatoes are fantastic with bacon bits on top, right? So why not add it to potato soup too? It makes perfect sense especially …

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When it comes to traditional cooking, this lentil soup recipe is one of the most economical as well as satisfying meals I make for my family. This soup freezes very well in one quart containers. Making a gallon or more and freezing several quarts for healthy fast food on busy days is a very smart …

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I’ve written before about how I used to eat packaged ramen soup in college several times a week. They were easy to prepare, filling, and cheap at only about 10 cents per serving. Little did I know that my ramen noodles habit likely contributed to the 20 pounds I gained my first year away from home! Even though …

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People new to traditional cooking and making homemade broth are frequently surprised to learn that bouillon cubes from the store are a heavily processed food. Without exception, they contain large amounts of processed glutamate or MSG. Even organic brands should be avoided! If you wish to use them, it is best to make homemade bouillon …

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Bonito flakes are a delicious and extremely fast way to whip up a pot of economical fish stock. It is wonderful to sip alone or as a base for soup as used traditionally in Japanese cuisine. Here’s what ancient South American proverbs have to say on the matter: “Fish stock will cure anything” “Good broth …