Category: Recipe Index

Carrots vichy 0

Carrots Vichy

The carrot harvest has been as bountiful as ever, which leads to the question: What do we do with all of these carrots?! Lots of carrot stick snacks dipped in spinach artichoke dip, yummy soups,...

Locally baked ciabatta topped with spinach artichoke dip. 0

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Always a crowd pleaser and a quick go-to when you need to contribute something to a potluck. I first tried this recipe as a last minute attempt to make something for a party and it...

The sweet and spicy kimchi takes advantage of seasonal fruits. 0

Fruit Kimchi

An addictive combination of sweet and spicy makes fruit kimchi a favorite dish on Pine Street. In Wild Fermentation, Sandor Katz describes how the sweet fruit melds with the sharp kimchi flavors, making for a surprising and...

Fresh ricotta cheese. 0

Ricotta Cheese

We make a lot of Greek yogurt and kefir cheese here at the Little House on Pine. Each of these processes requires us to separate the whey, which is the liquid remaining after milk...

Quick and easy queso dip with kefir cheese. 0

Quick Queso Dip

Zesty with a touch of honey, this quick and easy queso dip can be whipped up in a dash and offers a picante bouquet that accents but doesn’t dominate the experience. Perfect with homemade...

Chia pudding 0

Basic Chia Pudding

The book Born to Run introduced me to the culinary wonder of chia seeds, a traditional superfood prized by the Mayans, Aztecs, and modern athletes. Basic chia pudding stands on its own as a light breakfast, hunger-curbing snack,...

Coconut oil popcorn. 0

Coconut Popcorn

Growing up in a household that watched lots of movies, I have an everlasting affinity for richly flavored theatre popcorn. I delight in the perfect ratio of crunch, buttery goodness, and salty accents. Since I try to avoid...

Sweet potato fly is a soft drink from Guyana. 0

Sweet Potato Fly

Both Nourishing Traditions and Wild Fermentation describe the effervescent fruity tones of sweet potato fly, a soft drink from Guyana. Grating the sweet potatoes takes a while, but this unique tropical beverage is worth...

The kombucha mother floats on the surface of the tea. 0

Starting a New Kombucha Mother

So you tried kombucha and want to start making it on your own. The first step: acquire a kombucha mother, a.k.a. SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast). If ordering one online, follow the...

Basic supplies for making yogurt: mason jars, milk, starter yogurt culture. 0

Making Yogurt

Making yogurt at home saves money, reduces plastic, and keeps a staple probiotic food in the house. Nourishing Traditions recounts research that the lactobacillus acidophilus bacteria in yogurt strengthens resistance to allergies. I make...