Salt, to Taste… and Homemade Pickles

Making homemade pickles is easy

Are you confused by the salt to taste, or season to taste, recommendations in recipes? What exactly does that mean? And what if I don’t like much salt and you do?  How do I know what , “to taste” tastes like? If you are like me, I always ignored these recommendations until I learned a … Read more

No “Diets” Here

TRADITIONAL EATING Our modern society is swarming with 24-hour convenience stores, fast food drive-throughs or delivery, vending machines and packaged foods. But our ancestors’ diets were built around seasonal, whole foods that took time to procure and to prepare. Although culturally diverse in their recipes, flavors, and ingredients, nearly all traditional diets are centered on … Read more