I will admit it: I am a sucker for French fries. Isn't everyone? There are many techniques involved in making a perfectly crisp French fry. I will share how I do it. Yes, you can make mock French fries in the oven to avoid the oil…this post isn't about that. This post is about ... Continue Reading
How to Make Cultured Butter
Making cultured butter from raw milk is actually quite simple. Did you know that milk isn’t the same throughout the year? Milk nutrient quantity is highest in the spring when the cows are able to eat rapidly growing lush green grass after a long winter of eating mostly hay. I ... Continue Reading
The Missing Nutrient – Vitamin K2
The Missing Nutrient Do you remember what launched you into the world of real food? Was it reading Michael Pollan's book, The Omnivore's Dilemma or watching Food, Inc and learning where your food really came from? Was it getting your hands on a copy of Nourishing Traditions? ... Continue Reading
What is Ghee? Making Ghee is Easy!
Today I have a guest post for you from Sita at Real Food Suomi. Remember I am busy pulling together an ebook cookbook based on all of your requests so for the next few weeks I have some amazing guest posts lined up for you! I'm very happy to be guest posting here at Homemade ... Continue Reading
What is Beef Tallow? Includes Recipe for Rendering Tallow!
This post has been updated as of March 2022. In short, beef tallow is a rendered cooking fat made from the fat from a cow. Yes—beef fat. But saturated fat is awful right? There are many posts out there which explain why saturated fats are actually healthy (see this video which ... Continue Reading
2012 Goal: Remain Refined Sugar Free
Why you ask? Surely some sugar in moderation is ok - right? I have come to realize that this just isn't true because 'moderation' today means every day. Sugar is in everything - and I am talking about plain white refined table sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup - to me they are ... Continue Reading