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]

Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup and Fluffy Cornbread

Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup and Fluffy Cornbread from The DIY Pantry | Canned and packaged foods tend to be chock-full of preservatives, unhealthy fats, and other additives -- not to mention, they are usually expensive. But oh, the convenience! When my family and I started moving into eating GNOWFGLINS, I missed the ability to grab a packaged mix and pull together a quick meal. Not any more! Today, since it's January and the doldrums of winter have just begun to set in, I thought some nourishing comfort food from my book, The DIY Pantry, might be just the ticket. In our house, this chicken noodle soup and cornbread often grace our lunch table. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Canned and packaged foods tend to be chock-full of preservatives, unhealthy fats, and other additives — not to mention, they are usually expensive.
But oh, the convenience! When my family and I started moving into eating GNOWFGLINS, I missed the ability to grab a packaged mix and pull together a quick meal. Not any more! Today, since it’s January and the doldrums of winter have just begun to set in, I thought some nourishing comfort food from my book, The DIY Pantry, might be just the ticket. In our house, this chicken noodle soup and cornbread often grace our lunch table. [by Kresha Faber]