Coq au Vin {rooster in wine}

Coq au Vin {rooster in wine} | Although they were still young, the first rooster we roasted was somewhat tough. For our second try, we decided to prepare the traditional French dish coq au vin. Here, the chicken is marinated, stewed, and allowed to sit in its own juices to tenderize the tough meat as well as develop flavor. It was worth the work... and the wait. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Although they were still young, the first rooster we roasted was somewhat tough. For our second try, we decided to prepare the traditional French dish coq au vin. Here, the chicken is marinated, stewed, and allowed to sit in its own juices to tenderize the tough meat as well as develop flavor. It was worth the work… and the wait. [by Jenny Cazzola]

KYF #112: “Homey” Traditional Foods

"Homey" Traditional Foods | Is it possible to eat a traditional diet with "homey foods"? Yes, it is. In today's podcast, I'm giving you four ways to think about it and go about it. Plus, a whole bunch of recipe ideas. Along with the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/112

Is it possible to eat a traditional diet eating “homey food”? Yes, it is! In today’s podcast, I’m giving you four ways to think about it and go about it. Plus, a whole bunch of recipe ideas. Along with the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

Down Home Chili Sauce

Down Home Chili Sauce | This is a chili sauce you can feel absolutely no guilt about when you ladle it on your French fries -- which I hope you fry in tallow and top with raw cheddar! This is a chili sauce you can cover your grass-fed hot dog with. This is a chili sauce that will take you back to the concession stand. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

This is a chili sauce you can feel absolutely no guilt about when you ladle it on your French fries — which I hope you fry in tallow and top with raw cheddar! This is a chili sauce you can cover your grass-fed hot dog with. This is a chili sauce that will take you back to the concession stand. [by Lindsey Dietz]

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Slow Cooker Jambalaya | Somehow, jambalaya hits the spot for me. I harken it back to the Cajun restaurant that opened right when I got my first post-university job and my own apartment. What once had been a foreign cuisine altogether became soul food. Thus, every once in while, I crave jambalaya. As you prepare this recipe for your family and friends, I hope it will provide you with the same joy that it has provided me for many years! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Somehow, jambalaya hits the spot for me. I harken it back to the Cajun restaurant that opened right when I got my first post-university job and my own apartment. What once had been a foreign cuisine altogether became soul food. Thus, every once in while, I crave jambalaya. As you prepare this recipe for your family and friends, I hope it will provide you with the same joy that it has provided me for many years! [by Kresha Faber]

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]

The Secret of Fish Stock

The Secret of Fish Stock | Fish stock doesn't usually make a person's top ten "I need to try this!" list. It certainly didn't make mine! But "unfortunately", I'm a reader, and when I read about the health benefits of fish stock, I had to give credit where credit is due. All meat stocks are healthy for you, but fish stock is in a class all by itself. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Fish stock doesn’t usually make a person’s top ten “I need to try this!” list. It certainly didn’t make mine! But “unfortunately”, I’m a reader, and when I read about the health benefits of fish stock, I had to give credit where credit is due. All meat stocks are healthy for you, but fish stock is in a class all by itself. [by Paula Miller]

Root Vegetable Tartiflette

Root Veggie Tartiflette | This happy accident started when I was trying to use up a few extra root vegetables. It's not a stew. It's sort of a casserole. But it is comfort food: homey and rustic. This tartiflette (a traditional French dish) includes root vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, fiber, and essential minerals. | GNOWFGLINS.com

This happy accident came to be when I was trying to use up a few extra root vegetables. It’s not a stew. It’s sort of a casserole. But it is comfort food: homey and rustic. This tartiflette (a traditional French dish) includes root vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, fiber, and essential minerals. [by Lindsey Dietz]

Asparagus Leek Bisque: A Seasonal Soup for Spring

Asparagus Leek Bisque: A Seasonal Soup for Spring | My favorite season has officially arrived: Asparagus Season. Since asparagus takes three years to produce stalks worth eating and then defies any efforts to uproot it, asparagus is a seal in your garden, declaring a desire for a long-term, fruitful relationship. My favorite recipes are the simple ones: easy roasted asparagus, crunchy pickled asparagus, and the bisque I'm sharing with you today -- creamy, delicate, and full of fresh spring flavors. | GNOWFGLINS.com

My favorite season has officially arrived: Asparagus Season. Since asparagus takes three years to produce stalks worth eating and then defies any efforts to uproot it, asparagus is a seal in your garden, declaring a desire for a long-term, fruitful relationship. My favorite recipes are the simple ones: easy roasted asparagus, crunchy pickled asparagus, and the bisque I’m sharing with you today — creamy, delicate, and full of fresh spring flavors. [by Kresha Faber]