Homemade Fresh Farmer’s Cheese

I’ve always wanted to learn how to make farmer’s cheese. I turned to the book Wild Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz for guidance and a recipe. After a few tries, I realized the process of

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Cozy Noodles & Rice Revisited

The seatbelt icon switched off with a ding and a gentle voice announced “it was safe to use approved electronic devices.” My heart fluttered when the flight attendant pulled a mini packet of trail mix

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Grilled Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

There’s something wonderfully satisfying about discovering new things in familiar areas. I found myself visiting my family in northern Michigan this week. It is an area I know all too well as it was where

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Blueberry Basil Cocktail

The whole idea for this beverage started when I was standing over my two basil plants. I hovered over them in awe at how well they are growing this summer. It seemed like every time

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Red Sangria

The first time I had sangria was many years ago on New Year’s Day. A group of friends decided to go to a local tapas restaurant that was running a special brunch that day. We

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