Passion fruit Jam

Last year, my neighbor politely asked me if it was okay for his passion fruit (Passiflora edulis var. Frederick) vine to grow over my fence. Thinking ahead to the bounty …

Tortilla Chips

Feeling frustrated by the lack of snack chips fried in healthy fats (like olive oil, coconut or avocado oil, ghee, or animal fats like lard, tallow, or schmaltz), I crafted …

Sweet-Spicy Soaked Nuts

Here’s a quick recipe for spicy and sweet candied nuts. A holiday (or any time of year) treat, and makes a great gift! Start with our soaked-brined nuts technique/recipe. For …

Soaked & Brined Nuts

Soaking seeds, nuts, legumes and grains neutralizes phytic acid [1], which is found in the bran of all cereal seeds grains. Phytic acid regulates the release of minerals needed by …

Pumpkin Butter

With a glut of aging homegrown pumpkins harvested last year, I decided to turn them into butter… at the end of July. (Am I super early, or way too late?! …