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On Food Waste & How I Confited Three Duck Legs For The First Time

I’ll tell you a secret: I have been known to walk around a supermarket for hours without buying anything. I look at packaging design and prices and ingredients and nutritionals and promotions, endlessly. 1,215 more words


Pear Upside-down Gingerbread Cake

Pear Upside-down Gingerbread Cake

This is an old family recipe, that’s been handed down, and is always such a delicious treat. The cake is dense and moist, and when you turn it out of the pan upside down after baking, the pears embedded in the bottom (now the top) offer a beautiful sweet surprise! 121 more words


Braised Pork Shoulder

This is the best way to spend an evening off. Turn up the music, bust out the knives, chop, and chill out. I love it. I used just two pounds of pork shoulder here (most recipes call for 3-4), which is why the cook time in this recipe is less than most others you’ll see. 242 more words


The Inconvenience of Avoiding Convenience Food

Food Allergies | Autoimmune Disease | Fast Food | Convenience Food | Lifestyles

From the very beginning, I knew that writing about eating real food – let alone convincing… 2,301 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Set in My Ways, or So I Thought

It’s been a long time since I have seen such fervor surrounding much of anything since the wave of electric pressure cookers has swept across the kitchen landscape. 758 more words

Farm Life

Healthy & Delicious Pumpkin Bread

I created a healthier version of the classic Pumpkin Bread that still tastes moist and really delicious using fresh pumpkin puree, coconut oil instead of butter, & half wheat flour instead of all white. 231 more words


Home made and hand made

I’ve wanted a good food processor for awhile now because I’m such a foodie and I love to experiment in my kitchen. I used £40 of Christmas money to purchase a Kenwood Compact that does everything I dreamt of and more. 321 more words

Healthy Lifestyle