An heirloom tomato crostata (aka glaette) is a beautiful, savory way to enjoy the waning days of Summer. The crust is an easy biscuit dough, but if you want truly quick and easy, pick up some store-bought pastry dough. Just be sure and use the tastiest, freshest tomatoes available, heirloom tomatoes if possible. Top it …
These how-to tutorials focus on growing and cooking your own food. Included are videos and detailed articles to help you become self-sufficient with all things food and drink.
You will learn how to grow fruits and vegetables on your deck, balcony or garden.
You will learn how to cook delicious whole food that is healthy and low sugar. Many of the cooking tutorials are low carb specific, but not all. All are, however, easy and packed with flavor.
You will learn how to use a range of spices to enhance classic recipes, with a focus on Mexican cuisine.
And you can learn how to make unique craft cocktails or non-alcoholic drinks with shrub syrups.
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The cooking tutorials do not involve hard-to-find ingredients, specialized kitchen equipment or a high level of cooking experience. They are often quick and easy with an emphasis on either low carb, slow carb, or keto recipes.
Collections of videos include the categories of “low carb Mexican”, “how to make and use spices” and “low carb recipes”, “cold weather cooking” and “food boards”. Food boards includes how to build dessert plates, brunch boards, cheese boards, and many others.
This taste test compares two versions of a grilled cheese and tomato jam sandwich – one with Velveeta and refined white bread, and one with gouda and robust seeded bread from the bakery. Processed vs Non-processed Cheese There is an ongoing controversy at our house regarding Velveeta. Is it really a cheese or something else? …
Harissa is one of my favorite spice blends and this recipe uses both a harissa spice rub and a harissa paste on wings. Great for game days! Harissa Rub or Harissa Paste? Harissa is a North African blend of spices that typically includes smoked chile peppers, cumin, coriander, caraway, cinnamon and salt & pepper. Frequently …
How to make a Tomato Martini, a Smoked Tomato/Cherry Daiquiri, and a Tomato Shrub Bloody Mary with Shrub Syrups
Low Carb Sauces like Harissa, Romesco and Chimichurri can enhance proteins, fats and vegetables on a low carb or ketogenic diet
Heirloom Tomato Tarte Tatin is a sweet way to enjoy end of season tomatoes. This is a step-by-step technique for making this classic
Sharpening knives for the home cook: a sharpening steel vs. manual sharpener vs. electric sharpener. Which is best?