I was really excited when I figured out I could make walnut butter using my favorite kitchen appliance, my over-sized granite mortar & pestle from Thailand. The coolest part though was when I finally figured out a simple trick to
Hi guys. Here is a video tutorial I just posted on using a traditional, large granite mortar & pestle in the kitchen: I’ve had mine for about 7 years, and its definitely become
Over the last three and a half years I’ve transitioned to using cast iron cookware for the majority of my cooking. I’ve come to really appreciate what I feel are many key advantages that cast iron provides. However, like so many
As a nutritionist and the chief cook in our family, I have to admit I was a little anxious prior to the birth of our daughter, specifically in regards to transitioning her to solid food and making sure she started
Oddly enough, my interest in bread making began with acorns. I remembered reading somewhere that legendary mountaineer John Muir considered traditional acorn cakes eaten by Native Americans to be one of the most energizing and nourishing foods for backcountry travel.
My first crack at reconditioning my old cast iron pieces involved trying to build up a new seasoning layer with high-quality bacon grease. Perhaps this could have worked, but I think I used too much grease and did not build up