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Braised Pork Spare Ribs

Braised Pork Spare Ribs We are pushing into winter so it is still time for comfort food.  But we want to keep it light as well cause you know what comfort food can do to ya.  We have been making a few braises lately.  If you haven’t noticed this style …

Turkey Roulade

Turkey Roulade Just in case you haven’t had enough turkey yet. But at the same time, maybe you like turkey for Christmas… Here we go, this week we are doing something a bit fancier than what we have done till now.  To make a roulade, you are stepping into French …

Turkey and Dumplings 1

Turkey and Dumplings

Turkey and Dumplings Yep, it’s true. Thanksgiving hasn’t given up on us yet. Granted this is the last of the turkey for us this holiday. At my mothers it is traditional to turn the turkey into turkey and dumpling soup. Well, I had the bones this year so instead of …

Slow Roasted Turkey

Slow Roasted Turkey

Slow Roasted Turkey I subscribe to a different view of what works when you cook a turkey. I don’t bother with marinades or rubs or injecting. All this is a bit superfluous, for me and my dinner. Granted a nice rub could add some extra flavor with the method I …

Beer and Cheese Soup

Beer and Cheese #Soup

Beer and Cheese Soup Aside from the fact that this is a classic, its just pretty dog gone good. So what we have for this edition (doesn’t that sound official… ok maybe not) is a bit o’ soup, beer and cheese soup when you get down to it. You could …

Southern Michigan Paranormals

Southern Michigan Paranormals

Probably one of the worst places you can live is in something called a Fear Box. I know your question, I wondered just what it was too when I first heard it. As it turns out we are surrounded by electromagnetic activity. We can’t really escape it in our technology …

Queso Blanco

Queso Blanco #freshcheese

Queso Blanco There are a myriad variety of different cheeses with all sorts of different methods for making them. Some cheeses require special equipment and long maturation times. And then there is queso blanco. This is a simple cheese that takes very little time to make and enjoy. Recipe: 1 …

Sausage and kraut

Sausage and Kraut #realfood

Sausage and Kraut I must be on a kick lately but considering we are in the fall and it is Oktoberfest time, it seems appropriate to showcase foods that fit in with the theme. (Imagine I don’t get into this kick for Thanksgiving or Christmas) If you remember, last week …

Lacto Fermentation: Sauerkraut

Natural Sauerkraut The fear of pathogens is a thing of science fiction in the world today. We seem to run across news articles on a regular basis about super viruses and other evil machinations that put the fear of crazy in all of us. The sad thing is, this fear …

Acorn Squash Ravioli #Realfood

Fall in Michigan is probably my favorite season.  There is a crisp bite to the air, not to cold but still far from sweltering hot.  This change brings about a certain aroma, though I am not sure I can name it exactly; there is a certain fragrance in the air …