24 {Cold!} Main Dishes & 22 Sides for Hot Summer Days

24 Cold Main Dishes and 22 Cold Sides | The last thing you want to do is stand over a hot stove. It's time for something cold! These gorgeous and nourishing recipes are all about keeping you (and your house) cool and keeping your stove off -- 24 cold main dishes and 22 cold sides to get you through the rest of summer! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

The last thing you want to do is stand over a hot stove. It’s time for something cold! These gorgeous and nourishing recipes are all about keeping you (and your house) cool and keeping your stove off — 24 cold main dishes and 22 cold sides to get you through the rest of summer! [by Lindsey Dietz]

KYF #122: Einkorn 101

Einkorn 101 | Einkorn is civilization's first wheat, grown by farmers 5,000 years ago. It's healthy and tasty -- and my family has been exclusively baking with it for more than a year because we find it digests better and doesn't trigger seasonal allergies. Hear all about the differences between it and modern wheat in today's podcast with guest Jade Koyle from Ancient Grains. | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/122

Einkorn is civilization’s first wheat, grown by farmers 5,000 years ago. It’s healthy and tasty — and my family has been exclusively baking with it for more than a year because we find it digests better and doesn’t trigger seasonal allergies. Hear all about the differences between it and modern wheat in today’s podcast with guest Jade Koyle from Ancient Grains. [by Wardee Harmon]

Ticks: A Personal Story And How to Fight Back

Ticks: A Personal Story and How To Fight Back | Two months ago, my wildly rambunctious three-year-old fell ill. He complained of stomach pain and ran a sporadic high fever for two days. Doctor after doctor analyzed our now lethargic and frail little man. A little bite from the mouth of a wretched tick brought about this entire ordeal. Here's the whole story and how we're fighting back... | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Two months ago, my wildly rambunctious three-year-old fell ill. He complained of stomach pain and ran a sporadic high fever for two days. Doctor after doctor analyzed our now lethargic and frail little man. A little bite from the mouth of a wretched tick brought about this entire ordeal. Here’s the whole story and how we’re fighting back… [by Tracey Vierra]

Blackberry Mojitoes {Summer Mocktail}

Blackberry Mojitoes {Summer Mocktail} | Recently, I created my own version of a delicious blackberry mocktail my husband and I enjoyed on a business trip. My version, however, uses fresh squeezed lime juice and honey in lieu of limeade concentrate along with fresh mint and local crushed frozen blackberries. I omit the alcohol so it's family friendly. Enjoy! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Recently, I created my own version of a delicious blackberry mocktail my husband and I enjoyed on a business trip. My version, however, uses fresh squeezed lime juice and honey in lieu of limeade concentrate along with fresh mint and local crushed frozen blackberries. I omit the alcohol so it’s family friendly. Enjoy! [by Jenny Cazzola]

KYF #121: Listener Questions

http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/121

It’s time to do another round of listener questions! Please keep them coming… I love to answer and help you! Today’s questions: what can be fermented, milk causing gas, mixing batches of kefir, heating kefir, where to start with traditional foods, and finding a fermented vegetable the family will like. [by Wardee Harmon]

Heavenly Traditional French-Style Apricot Preserves

Apricot Preserves Traditional Cooking School GNOWFGLINS square

Summertime is for reveling in the heavenly flavors of ripe summer fruit, is it not? Based on the traditional French method of making apricot preserves and apricot butter, I look forward to making this recipe each summer. I hope you enjoy it as thoroughly and delightedly as I do. [by Kresha Faber]

How to Grow Pumpkins

How to Grow Pumpkins | Pumpkins are a favorite garden vegetable. Not only do they make pretty fall decorations for your front porch, but they perform beautifully in the kitchen -- starring in a number of savory and sweet recipes. If you have space in your garden, they're really easy to grow -- here's how. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Pumpkins are a favorite garden vegetable. Not only do they make pretty fall decorations for your front porch, but they perform beautifully in the kitchen — starring in a number of savory and sweet recipes. If you have space in your garden, they’re really easy to grow — here’s how. [by Jenny Cazzola]