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Blackberry Cobbler with Crumb Topping

I found some really fresh, beautiful organic blackberries last week and immediately thought of a fruit pie.  What’s the easiest, quickest way to have fruit pie?  It’s a cobbler, and the quickest topping is a crumb topping. After some online … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Popcorn, and You Don’t Need a Popper!

One of my favorite snacks is fresh popcorn with lots of melted butter drizzled all over it.  I love the smell of popcorn popping, even in the theaters, but I don’t want to eat their popcorn.  Theaters use unhealthy oils … Continue reading

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Gingerbread with Cream Cheese and Raw Honey Topping

Finally, this is the last recipe I will post from our delicious Christmas dinner.  This gingerbread was a real treat, a special occasion dessert.  It was made with shredded fresh ginger and sprouted whole wheat flour and served with a … Continue reading

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Homemade Cream Gravy – you don’t need to avoid gravy!

Have you been avoiding gravies because you thought they were unhealthy?  Traditional gravy really wasn’t unhealthy.  It was usually made with fat from cooking meat or some butter, a little flour, and some homemade broth, milk, or cream. In fact, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie made with Raw Cream and Lard Crust

We all have our favorite pumpkin pie recipes. Here is the one we had with our Thanksgiving dinner.  This version is made with healthier ingredients, like raw cream, unrefined organic sugar, organic spices, and a lard pie crust. Although I … Continue reading

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Cornbread – Gluten-Free, Made with Sprouted Corn Flour

Traditionally, the bread at many Southern meals has been cornbread, especially if those meals included pork, beans, or greens.  I’ve always loved homemade cornbread and have tried different recipes, but this is my favorite. The kind of cornbread I grew … Continue reading

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Roast Goose for Thanksgiving Dinner

My family doesn’t especially like the white meat in chicken or turkey.  That’s why we usually prefer goose or duck because the meat is all dark meat–tender and full of flavor.  Last year’s Christmas dinner featured roast duckling.  Modern turkeys … Continue reading

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Pastured Chicken and Okra with Coconut Milk and Indian Spices

Summer in Houston means a plentiful supply of fresh okra,and I’m always looking for new ways to use seasonal, organic produce.  Last Saturday at the farmers’ market was no exception–I found a nice bunch of beautiful red okra pods grown … Continue reading

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Better than cake! Birthday Chocolate Cream Pie

My son has always preferred pie to cake, and for many years on his birthday he’s asked for his favorite chocolate cream pie instead of cake.  The recipe has evolved over the years as I’ve learned to use healthier ingredients, … Continue reading

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REAL Peach Ice Cream in 15 Minutes (or Less) Including Cleanup!

It’s summertime hot in Houston, and what could be better in hot weather than cool, creamy ice cream?  We love our homemade REAL ice cream, and one of our favorites (maybe number 1) is peach.  There are many ways to make … Continue reading

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