Drunken Beef Stew

Drunken Beef Stew

Fall is shy in South Carolina. It takes its sweet time to arrive, gives us some cool mornings and evenings, but lets summer hang on during the day. No matter, this Canadian girl can smell Fall coming by mid-August. Fall is perfect for soups, stews, roasts, meals...
5 Reasons Why We Get Bloated

5 Reasons Why We Get Bloated

Have you ever felt bloated after a meal, even if it was “healthy”? Bloating feels uncomfortable and sometimes, even painful. What brings it on? #1: EATING ON THE GO Good digestion begins in the brain. Not in the mouth or the stomach but with the thought of...
Kohlrabi Coleslaw (low carb)

Kohlrabi Coleslaw (low carb)

Every two weeks I receive a box of fresh, local and organic vegetables from my CSA provider, Crescent Farm. Getting in-season vegetables forces me to be creative in the kitchen and find ways to cook and eat veggies that are sometimes unfamiliar. Kohlrabi is one of...
Quick Jar Mayo

Quick Jar Mayo

I get a lot of questions on mayo. Years ago, I remember I had no idea how mayo was made. When I learned how simple it was, I never bought a commercial jar again. The beauty of making your own mayo is that you use a good quality oil. Commercial brands all use oils that...
Bone Broth Recipe

Bone Broth Recipe

Bone broth is easy to make at home, with no formal recipe. You could just add chicken bones to a pot of water, simmer it for a few hours, and you’d get pretty good bone broth. I make mine outside in a huge stainless steel pot my mother in law gave me a few years...