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Soup Basics: How to Make Soup in 6 Easy Steps

If you know the basics of soup making, you don’t need to follow the recipe word for word, but instead can glean inspiration from recipes and use what you have on hand. With a nice sharp chef knife, a cutting board and a Dutch oven there are endless possibilities. See equipment below. Step 1: Soup […]

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Veggie Compost Broth

Keep a bag or quart container near your compost bin. When you find scraps that you’d like to use in your stock, toss them in the bag and put them in the freezer. Store the bag in the freezer and bring it out when you want to use it. onions, garlic, scallion, leek ends carrot, […]

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Bone Broth

Bone broth is deeply nutritious. The collagen gets pulled out of the bones and is the best medicine for our bones (way better than Calcium tablets!!). The broth will thicken up when it cools. The thicker the better. It’s like liquid essence. You can use either beef marrow bones or shanks, and/or chicken bones. Also […]

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Slow Cooked Chicken Coconut Curry

The house will smell so good when you get home if this is in the slow cooker. Toss the together into the slow cooker and cook 6-8 hours on low: 4-6 bone-in chicken thighs or 3 chicken legs (the marrow in the bone makes a tasty broth and is chock full of nutrients)* 6 shallots […]

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Pineapple Avocado Gazpacho Smoothie

I just LOVE this!   ¼ pineapple, chopped (about 1 ½ cups) 1 avocado 1 T red onion or scallion, chopped Handful of cilantro Juice of ½ lime (or more if it’s not particularly juicy) ¼ t sea salt ½ chili (optional)   Put it all in the blender, push the button and you’re done. […]

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Vietnamese Chicken and Rice Soup (Chao Ga)

This recipe accompanies Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage Salad   Put in a large soup pot: three local organic chicken legs approximately four quarts of water 1 t salt

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