Your key to using Stevia

Originally posted on Cook Up a Story:
Why stevia? This natural, no-cal sweetener from the leaf of the stevia plant is incredibly good for you. Unlike sugar, it doesn’t create an insulin response. Its sterols and antioxidants actually nourish the pancreas, the organ that regulates blood sugar. Sugar addicts can enjoy foods sweetened with stevia…

4 Forgotten Meat-Preservation Methods Of The 1800s

Originally posted on How to Provide:
Written by: James Walton The struggle to keep and store enough food is not a new problem, and as far back as 12,000 B.C., there is evidence of food preservation. The greatest tools to the ancients would have been sun and wind. Of course, we also can look to…

The Burger Lab: How to Make Perfect Thin and Crisp French Fries

Although I prefer them in the oven and no one is going to convince me the fried ones taste better, someone on my local foodies group gave me this information and I thought it was interesting. Enjoy! There are a few factors that go into making a perfect fry: Perfect Fry Factor #1: The exterior…

Canning 101 : You Can… Can!

Originally posted on How to Provide:
Canning is a brilliant way to preserve foods you love so that you can enjoy them year-round. You might be hesitant to try canning; don’t be! From jams and jellies to all manner of pickles, water-bath canning is a simple and safe process. Here is a quick walk-through, which…

What is the best bread machine/maker?

Originally posted on sourdough movement:
My bread machine is barely holding on with all this baking that I am doing lately. Thus, I have started to look for a new and maybe more professional one. I did some research online and really like this summary: The website says 4 key components to consider before buying…

6 Simple, Fun Ways to Get Your Kiddos Involved in the Kitchen

Originally posted on NourishedPeach:
Guys! ?My mama is here! ?Like, at my house! ?And because there is just SO darn many things to accomplish in her short trip here {i.e.: loving on my kiddos, coffee-sipping, staying up too late gabbing, shopping, donuts, playgrounds + parks, you know, all the good stuff} I haven’t had a…

Keeping your homemade bread fresh

Originally posted on sourdough movement:
Baking bread and well cooking in general is very relaxing for me. On top of that homemade bread has a lot of advantages: starting from health (no preservatives and additives), the cost is lower than buying bread in the supermarket and taste is just great! Never the less, homemade bread…

Interesting Site I found…

Looking for recipes to share for or popular Polvorones post, I ran across this site. Take a look at the great recipes, is a page well done! Seems like she’s living in spain. Specially this mix looks awesome! And to dip them… Click the pictures to go to the recipes. Hmmmmmm.