Kvass w/ Beets, Carrots & Ginger – Supertonic & Super Beverage

Beet/Carrot/Ginger Kvass – Supertonic & Super BeverageCultured Kvass – A Taste Worth Acquiring

“Fermentation January” continues. Today I’m adding the cultured beverage known as kvass to our repertoire of health-supporting, fermented and unheated foods. Perhaps you’re already familiar with this gorgeous violet-hued superfood and supertonic. Eastern Europeans have long revered Continue reading

Roasted & Marinated Beets

Roasted, Marinating Beets(c) jfhaugenBeets in the summer, beets in the fall;
Beets in the winter may be best of all!

Roasted and Marinated Beets by themselves, as stars in a salad with goat cheese and walnuts or as a side vegetable with polenta or other grains are great ways to enjoy beet’s vibrant purple-crimson color, earthy-sweet taste, smooth texture and nutrition Continue reading

Ruby Poached Pears with Berry Sauce

Ruby Poached Pears with Berry SauceGifts from the Gods

As far back as the 8th century BC, the Greek poet Homer recognized pears as “gifts from the Gods.” Colored green, yellow, brown, red, speckled or rosy blushed; pears are one of the most glorious of fall and winter fruits Continue reading