Fermented Eggs

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers37 Comments

Yes,  fermented eggs.  You may think, is that even possible?  Yes!!!  It IS possible and they are fantastic.  I have had pickled eggs before which are delicious.  I had an abundance of chicken eggs last week and thought I would go ahead and pickle them.  But then I thought, why not ferment them??  We love eggs and we love fermented … Read More

Fermented Beets

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes12 Comments

It is no mystery that Oh Lardy loves fermented foods.  In fact, I have shared many times that my kids really enjoy the dilly carrots.  They seem to disappear from the jar faster than I put them in there! Either, I just really love beets or I needed to ferment something new.  Whatever it was resulted in fermented beets.  It’s … Read More

How to Make Beef Jerky

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers8 Comments

A year ago, my husband and I purchased half of a cow to feed our growing family.  I was able to speak with the butcher and customize all of our cuts.  It was really cool.  Anyway, when she got to the round roasts, our least favorite cut, I asked her to just ground them up for ground beef.  She reminded … Read More

Nicely making whey

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes, Tips27 Comments

It is no secret that Tamara and I love to ferment foods.  If you take a look through our recipes, it shouldn’t take long to stumble across a fermented food or two!  In fact, Oh Lardy has presented a series on fermented foods.  We love the stuff!  You may notice that we mention the use of whey, or some other … Read More

Fermented Jalapeño Rings

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes22 Comments

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This is going to be a spicy post, my friend!  Personally, I don’t like things REALLY spicy.  I like a little bit of heat, but nothing that sends me looking for a tall glass of milk.  My husband, on the other hand, LOVES spicy!  If he doesn’t start sweating, it isn’t spicy enough.  In an effort to get my family … Read More

Ditch the store bought Mayo!

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes21 Comments

If you happen to be a newbie in the Real Foods arena, one of the simplest things you can do is to make your own condiments.  Personally, I started with Mayonnaise.  By mastering the basics (homemade broth, dressings, sauces, marinades, condiments, etc) you set a great foundation from which to build your healthy kitchen. When I cleaned out our kitchen … Read More

Homemade Bone Broth – A Lost Art

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Real Food, Recipes, Soups72 Comments

In Traditional Societies all around the world, bone broth was a common kitchen staple not only because cultures wanted to use every bit of an animal, but also because broths are a nutritional powerhouse, full of minerals and micronutrients essential for good health.  These days, when people think of broth, they think of the carton on the shelf at the … Read More

Tomato-palooza: Preserving 45 pounds of summer tomatoes

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Dressings, sauces and dips, Ferments, Real Food, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks and Appetizers, Soups5 Comments

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This summer has been a wonderful one for tomatoes, at least in Chicago.  With the very hot and dry weather, the tomatoes seem to be growing like crazy!  I have been eating tomatoes for almost every meal!  Don’t you just love garden fresh summer tomatoes?  Hopefully these recipes will give you some ideas on how to preserve your summer crop! … Read More