Best Beginning Breeds for the Homestead

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Healthy Lifestyle, Homesteading/Gardening4 Comments

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There’s something truly amazing about animal husbandry. Rearing animals from infancy to adulthood, connecting with them on a personal level, giving them the best life and death possible — it’s easy to see why so many people are swearing off commercially produced milk, eggs, and meat and simply producing and raising their own. However, when you’re just getting started in … Read More

Kids Kitchen: How to Make Whipped Cream

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Desserts, Dressings, sauces and dips, RecipesLeave a Comment

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I love whipped cream!  Whipped cream on pie, ice cream, hot chocolate, even just for dipping berries!  But I will not eat the whipped cream that comes in that gross aerosol can or that fake ‘whipped topping’.  And guess what, it is easy to learn how to make whipped cream at home using nourishing ingredients! Many of the ones in the … Read More

How to Find Real Food at the Grocery Store – Produce, Meat, Dairy and Eggs

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Healthy Lifestyle, Real Food1 Comment

How to Find Real Food at the Grocery Store

We have started a series on finding real food at the grocery store because often times it can be a very frustrating task!  Never fear!  Oh Lardy is here to help you navigate your grocery store and find the best options. In our first post, we covered some general guidelines to real food grocery shopping, such as shopping the perimeter, reading … Read More

5 Reasons to Ditch Low-Fat Dairy

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Food News, Real Food63 Comments

5 reaons to Ditch Low Fat Dairy

I grew up drinking 2% milk.  As a child I did not like skim milk because it didn’t TASTE like anything (I was on to something).  Once I was in college, and in charge of buying my own food, I only bought skim milk because I WOULD GET FAT IF I DRINK ANYTHING ELSE.  Seriously, everything I bought was fat … Read More

Homemade Sour Cream Recipe

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Ferments, Real Food75 Comments

I have been interested in fermenting foods for several years now.  However, culturing my own dairy always made me nervous.  I have no idea why, but I can have numerous jars going of kraut, dilly carrots, pickles, berries, chutney but I was timid to start to experiment with dairy. Does the topic of fermenting baffle you?  We created a Fermenting … Read More