A documentation of my preservation and preparation of local foods as I work through the seasons. This will serve as a reference tool for me in the future and as a sharing guide for family and friends...and anyone else interested. Hopefully, I can offer some useful methods, tips and recipes to share with everyone--be they novice or pro--and encourage them to join me in the exciting world of preserving and cooking with local foods.
Monday, March 18, 2013
My Food Bible
I was gifted this book over ten years ago by one of my organic farmers, Diane Leonhardt of Natures Little Farms. It is Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. I have since kept it handy, used it as my main resource for nutrition and tried many of the food processes and recipes in it. Lately, I have revisited this book to read it cover-to-cover as a refresher course. I am so glad to rediscover what a treasure trove this book is for a healthy lifestyle. I have recommitted myself to the ingredients and methods she describes. (My more-recent blogs are an indication.) I recommend this book for anyone striving for excellent health. At the very least, your health will greatly improve by eliminating the refined-foods we have become accustomed to in our diets, and following her advice.
I never tire of reading the tips and tales she offers in the