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Pickles: Dead or Alive? Why Ferments Rule and 5 Tips for Success

Probably because of all the rain, our cucumbers decided to go nuts this year, so we ended up harvesting dozens every day or two.  After a lot of green “de-tox” juicing plus numerous variations on cucumber salad (Asian-influenced with...

Pickles: Dead or Alive? Why Ferments Rule and 5 Tips for Success
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Happy Morning Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes (Vegan)

Staring at our fifteen pounds of fresh-picked organic blueberries is a summer treat that allows us to stuff our faces with handfuls at a time.  The freezer is loaded and still there are more.This fluffy pancake recipe, topped with...

Happy Morning Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes (Vegan)
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Fresh Spring Pea, Fennel and Mint Salad

Peas have been a delicious food since ancient times and archaeologists have found them in Egyptian tombs. They probably dried them for the afterlife (and beyond).  Today, only about 5 % of all peas grown are sold fresh. Peas are a good low calorie...

Fresh Spring Pea, Fennel and Mint Salad
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Ten More Products We Saw at Expo West that We Bet You Haven’t Tried

Expo West last month in Anaheim was a bonanza of products including many that are new and unusual. Here's ten more that you probably haven't heard of... in addition to the ones we...

Ten More Products We Saw at Expo West that We Bet You Haven’t Tried
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Raise the Bars: Top Snack Bar Picks for 2017

From a few humble meal replacement bars (remember the ubiquitous Power Bar), the snack bar is now a world unto itself. Noted for what they include (protein, sprouted seeds, caffeine, and super foods) and what they don't (grains, dairy,...

Raise the Bars: Top Snack Bar Picks for 2017

Hot Sauce Heaven: Get the E-Book

Are you a hot head? Do you love hot sauce and take delight in spiciness? Now you can learn to make delicious, naturally fermented hot sauce at home using techniques developed over twenty five years.Our new ebook gives step-by-step ...

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