Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! | "Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving." --W.T. Purkiser. Today in the U.S., we celebrate Thanksgiving. You -- dear friends and family -- are a great blessing. We are thankful for your fellowship, your participation, your contributions, your trust, and your support. Happy Thanksgiving! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” –W.T. Purkiser. Today in the U.S., we celebrate Thanksgiving. We are thankful for you, our dear friends and family, for your fellowship, your participation, your contributions, your trust, and your support. God bless you! [by Wardee Harmon]

Why We’re Not Buying Gifts

Why We're Not Buying Gifts | This year we're not buying Christmas gifts for extended family members. Or friends. Or co-workers. Do we sound like the biggest scrooges ever? Christmas should be about celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, investing in relationships with people, and enjoying our time with family and friends. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

This year we’re not buying Christmas gifts for extended family members. Or friends. Or co-workers. Do we sound like the biggest scrooges ever? Christmas should be about celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, investing in relationships with people, and enjoying our time with family and friends. [by Melissa Norris]

KYF #093: Sleep Smarter with Shawn Stevenson

KYF #093: Sleep Smarter | Sleep "smarter"? Yes. If you don't get good sleep, you suffer in many ways. Your health, your productivity, your outlook, your positivity, your relationships, even your body (how it looks). Good sleep is essential for a great life. Don't leave it up to chance. Using these tips from #1 health host on iTunes, Shawn Stevenson, you'll sleep smarter, better, and deeper! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/93

Sleep “smarter”? Yes. If you don’t get good sleep, you suffer in many ways. Your health, your productivity, your outlook, your positivity, your relationships, even your body (how it looks). Good sleep is essential for a great life. Don’t leave it up to chance. Using these tips from #1 health host on iTunes, Shawn Stevenson, you’ll sleep smarter, better, and deeper! [by Wardee Harmon]

Crispy Deep-Fried Parsnip Strings

Crispy Deep-Fried Parsnip Strings | Enter: the lowly parsnip. I just happened to have one last quart of home-rendered, grass-fed beef tallow and several pounds of parsnips on my hands, so I knew just what to do: deep fry them! Serve instead of French fries, add to salads for extra crunch, or eat them alone as a snack. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Enter: the lowly parsnip. I just happened to have one last quart of home-rendered, grass-fed beef tallow and several pounds of parsnips on my hands, so I knew just what to do: deep fry them! Serve instead of French fries, add to salads for extra crunch, or eat them alone as a snack. [by Lindsey Dietz]

Caramelized Pear and Coconut Rice Pudding {Dairy Free, Gluten Free}

Caramelized Pear and Coconut Rice Pudding | My family recently saw gorgeous red, perfectly ripe pears at a local farm stand. After wracking my brain to find a way to use them, I decided to caramelize them and make a rice pudding using coconut milk and "working it" with a technique similar to risotto. It turned out amazing! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

My family recently saw gorgeous red, perfectly ripe pears at a local farm stand. After wracking my brain to find a way to use them, I decided to caramelize them and make a rice pudding using coconut milk and “working it” with a technique similar to risotto. It turned out amazing! [by Roz Mignogna]

Make It Through Sick Season by Supporting Your Immune System

Make It Through Sick Season {how to support your immune system} | Sometimes it's impossible to avoid the bugs that travel from person to person during the fall and winter months. But sometimes, thankfully, it is possible. And that's where immune-boosting foods, natural immune boosters, and common sense come in. Today, I'm going to share what I'm doing in my home to strengthen our immune systems and keep us well during the sick season this year. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Sometimes it’s impossible to avoid the bugs that travel from person to person during the fall and winter months. But sometimes, thankfully, it is possible. And that’s where immune-boosting foods, natural immune boosters, and common sense come in. Today, I’m going to share what I’m doing in my home to strengthen our immune systems and keep us well during the sick season this year. [by Lindsey Dietz]

KYF #092: Nourishing Tallow Skin Care with the Buffalo Gal

Nourishing Tallow Skin Care with the Buffalo Gal | I'm a huge fan of using tallow for skin care, so I was delighted to meet Shalley "the Buffalo Gal"! She and her family raise water buffalo and use that nourishing grass-fed tallow for her Buffalo Gal Grass-Fed skin care products. Get to know Shalley, more about tallow in skin care, and how to make your own in this podcast. Plus a coupon for 10% off your order with Shalley, and... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/92

I’m a huge fan of using tallow for skin care, so I was delighted to meet Shalley “the Buffalo Gal”! She and her family raise water buffalo and use that nourishing grass-fed tallow for her Buffalo Gal Grass-Fed skin care products. Get to know Shalley, more about tallow in skin care, and how to make your own in this podcast. Plus a coupon for 10% off your order with Shalley, and… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]