Kristen’s Cure All Chicken Soup

Kristen’s Cure All Chicken Soup

Making your own chicken stock and soup is easy and a great way to use what you have. Every time I make a whole roast chicken I freeze the carcass to be used for stock. You can buy pre-made stock, but when you make your own it is more economical flavorful and filled...
Herbs de Provence Sea Salt Rub Recipe

Herbs de Provence Sea Salt Rub Recipe

This simple recipe makes a flavorful herb rub that is delicious on meat and fish. The combination of herbs packs a medicinal punch, and the flavors remind me of grilled foods from the south of France. Natural salt formed millions of years ago before pollution can...
Cultured Kefir Butter Recipe

Cultured Kefir Butter Recipe

I am a butter junkie. I love butter and have been known to spread it on crackers and eat it like cheese. I get this from my mother, who also loved butter. Cultured Kefir Butter Kefir butter has a cheesy tang, which makes it more interesting than regular butter. The...
Lemon & Shallot Vinaigrette With Turmeric

Lemon & Shallot Vinaigrette With Turmeric

Acid from lemons, fat in olive oil, fresh cracked pepper, and salt combined with shallots and turmeric, make a healthy and delicious combination. Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and is the spice that makes curry yellow. Fresh pepper makes the...
Pickled Watermelon Rind Recipe

Pickled Watermelon Rind Recipe

Pickled Watermelon Rind Pickled watermelon rind is an old-fashioned southern way of using the watermelon rind. These remains me of my grandmother, who always had a jar in her refrigerator. 1½ cups apple cider vinegar1½ cups water1/3 cup turbinado (rasugar1 small...
Oven Roasted Watermelon Seeds Recipe

Oven Roasted Watermelon Seeds Recipe

Oven Roasted Watermelon Seeds Recipe Watermelon seeds are fiber dense and can be roasted like pumpkin seeds. Watermelon Seeds Preheat oven to 375Toss washed and dried watermelon seeds in olive oil and sprinkle with salt.Place on a baking sheet and roast seeds for...