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The most commonly grown fruit tree in the world is the orange. This familiar fruit is a hybrid of ancient cultivated origin, possibly the pomelo and mandarin. The many varieties of orange are widely grown in warm climes. Brazil and the United States are the primary producing countries. Within the United States, California and Florida …

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Whey in its liquid and whole food form is the ideal starter for probiotic rich, health enhancing fermented foods and drinks. Liquid whey is most easily and economically obtained from soured raw milk also called clabbered milk. Clabbered milk is a very useful item for the traditionally minded cook and has the consistency and taste …

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Who doesn’t love tortilla chips? That enjoyable salty crunch is irresistible especially when paired with a quality salsa for dipping. The problem is that the modern tortilla chip has strayed from its healthy heritage and become more of a junk food than the nourishing, traditional, food it should be. Even the tortilla chips served at …

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For many people, choosing the perfect stuffing recipe is critical to the success and full enjoyment of a holiday meal. The challenge is making this very important side dish in a manner that is easily digestible for all. This includes a gluten free option for guests that might have an intolerance to this hard to …

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Investigation of the culinary practices of Ancestral Societies from around the world reveals that nearly all of them utilized various types of fermented foods and drinks to assist digestion, maintain a healthy balance of gut bacteria and keep immunity strong. Of course, these cultures did not understand the science behind the benefits of fermented foods; …

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A few weeks ago, I posted on social media that I was trying a new soaked bread recipe. Quite a few of you commented or emailed asking for the recipe, but I wanted to get it just right first before sharing. Making traditionally prepared bread (as opposed to modern, difficult to digest yeasted breads) can be …

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I view bread thusly:  it is the ideal vehicle for getting loads of healthy fats into your children quickly, easily and with no fuss! We don’t eat a lot of bread in our home, about two loaves per week for a family of five. But, when bread is served, it is loaded with healthy fats …