Damn Delicious Spaghetti Sauce

Damn Delicious Spaghetti Sauce

Alright y'all, I feel as though it is time that I share our spaghetti sauce recipe. I get it, there are thousands of recipes out there, so why should you try this one? Because it is mutha f-ing delicious that's why. This recipe has been handed down from my mother-in-law, thanks Gail! And now I hand it down to you. Enough with the bull s*** let's do this thang already ***Yo, use as many organic ingredients as possible, I feel like at this point I shouldn't have to say it but I am.......so do it! Ingredients: 3 cans tomato sauce 3 cans of stewed tomatoes 1 lb ground beef or turkey (we use turkey) 4-5  sweet Italian sausage links 1 [...]

Fermenting Carrots,With Brine!

Fermenting Carrots,With Brine!

Fermented Carrots So you have some carrots do ya. And you want to ferment them do ya. Let's do this thing yo! Fermentation doesn't always have to be about making sauerkraut, the sky's the limit when making fermented foods. I have even fermented beets and they came out fantastic.  Whatever your favorite vegetable is, you can ferment it to give it a ton more health benefits. Or if you harvest to much from your garden and can't think of what to do with it, ferment it up, yo! We are going to talk about fermentation using a brine rather than only salt. And if you are new to the fermenting world, head on over here. When do you use brine? When you [...]

Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut

Hey y'all, let's make some good ol' fashion sauerkraut shall we. If you have not already checked out why you should eat fermented foods, like ALL. DAY. LONG. Check out this post. Sauerkraut gets a bad rep, most people think it just goes on hot dogs and it's gross. But when you realize how good it is for your belly, all of a sudden it has an interesting taste that you can get behind. Sauerkraut is one of the simplest recipes you can practice with if you are just starting out fermenting. Let's be honest, what the F is Sauerkraut? Sauerkraut is fermented cabbage. Fermented foods are created through the act of live organisms converting carbohydrates into alcohol or an [...]

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

  Let's make up some homemade Elderberry syrup. If you haven't already read the medicinal herb series post on Elder, I suggest you stop what you are doing and mosey on over there. Elder is incredible stuff especially during cold and flu season. Every year there is huge talk about how this years cold and flu season are the worst they have seen yet. Every year it's the worst one? Crap, I am scared to see what next year brings. So, I plan on stocking up on this stuff to help prevent any nastiness that may come our way. Right now, I am putting all my faith into this stuff, well this and a handful of other herbs, my household [...]

Kefir: You Got A Question? I Got An Answer!

Kefir: You Got A Question? I Got An Answer!

I have received a ton of question around Kefir. So I thought I would compile them all together and help take the fear out of fermented milk. When people hear the words fermented milk they immediately shut off. Seriously people, this stuff is the best stuff in the world for your entire well being. When I encourage people to make it at home, they look at me like, there is no way in hell I can make this stuff. Then they look at me and ask, are you sure it's safe to drink? So lets take the fear out of it and start feeding our bellies with homemade Kefir. What is Kefir: Kefir is a probiotic. It is a fermented [...]