Anatomy of a Blended Soup

Anatomy of a Blended Soup | The sky's the limit when it comes to deciding what to put in your blended soups. Use up any stray produce: an extra potato that didn't get baked, bits of broccoli or red pepper from a party tray, zucchini that's gone soft, wilty herbs that might be thrown out anyway... Anything is fair game. And delicious! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

The sky’s the limit when it comes to deciding what to put in your blended soups. Use up any stray produce: an extra potato that didn’t get baked, bits of broccoli or red pepper from a party tray, zucchini that’s gone soft, wilty herbs that might be thrown out anyway… Anything is fair game. And delicious! [by Lindsey Dietz]

3 Variations of the Traditional Holiday Cheese Ball

Holiday Cheese Ball: 3 Variations | A cheese ball is PERFECT for holiday gatherings. They're easy to serve and keep well, plus they're upbeat and (can be) healthy and appeal to a large crowd. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Throughout the holiday season, I serve cheese balls all the time: they can be made well in advance, they are easy to serve, and they keep well. A cheese ball is upbeat and (can be) healthy, and appeals to a large crowd. I’ve adapted three approaches to the cheese ball. Enjoy! [by Jenny Cazzola]

Sourdough Pizza in an Outdoor Pizza Oven (Video)

Sourdough Pizza in an Outdoor Pizza Oven (Video) | I'm thrilled to introduce you to my parents, Ibrahim and Martha. Not only do they live in beautiful Montana, they've got this absolutely amazing outdoor pizza oven. I begged just a little bit, and they said yes to filming one of their pizza baking days. Be sure to watch ALL the way to the end... for a laugh! Plus photos from the videos and more info on creating a pizza oven. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

I’m thrilled to introduce you to my parents, Ibrahim and Martha. Not only do they live in beautiful Montana, they’ve got this absolutely amazing outdoor pizza oven. I begged just a little bit, and they said yes to filming one of their pizza baking days. Be sure to watch ALL the way to the end… for a laugh! Plus photos from the videos and more info on creating a pizza oven. [by Wardee Harmon]

50 Gift Ideas for the Traditional Foodie, Homesteader, and Prepper on Your List

50 Gift Ideas for Foods, Homesteaders, and Preppers | Still looking for that perfect gift for those on your list with unique interests like traditional foods, chickens, and emergency preparedness? (Perhaps it's you who's the unique one!) Search no more -- here's an extensive list of 50 gift ideas for the foodie, homesteader, or prepper. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Still looking for that perfect gift for those on your list with unique interests like traditional foods, chickens, and emergency preparedness? (Perhaps it’s you who’s the unique one!) Search no more — here’s an extensive list of 50 gift ideas for the foodie, homesteader, or prepper. [by Jenny Cazzola]

Avoid Additives with 45 Homemade Dressings, Sauces, and Seasonings

45 Homemade Dressings, Sauces, and Seasonings | Want to feed your family safe dressings, sauces, and seasonings without worrying about the ingredients or adverse effects? You need these 45 alternative recipes for additive-free dressings, sauces, and seasonings. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Want to feed your family safe dressings, sauces, and seasonings without worrying about the ingredients or adverse effects? You need these 45 alternative recipes for additive-free dressings, sauces, and seasonings. [by Paula Miller]

Sourdough English Muffin Bread (Soda Bread)

Sourdough English Muffin Bread | What if I told you that you could have the same tastiness of the sourdough English muffin but with even less effort? Truly! I worked for about six minutes to get a delicious and beautifully-risen loaf of bread. No it's-just-too-sour, or it's-kind-of-like-a-brick-but-we'll-still-eat-it. Enjoy and join my victory dance as we enjoy slice after slice of nourishing, whole grain, sourdough goodness -- fresh from our very own ovens. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

What if I told you that you could have the same tastiness of the sourdough English muffin but with even less effort? Truly! I worked for about six minutes to get a delicious and beautifully-risen loaf of bread. No it’s-just-too-sour, or it’s-kind-of-like-a-brick-but-we’ll-still-eat-it. Enjoy and join my victory dance as we enjoy slice after slice of nourishing, whole grain, sourdough goodness — fresh from our very own ovens. [by Erin Vander Lugt]