Tag Archives: herbs

Herbs & Spices: Curries, v2

By Cat, Dec 8, 2017, a redo of Aug 2007 posting  (Photo, right, by Cat; photo below from Wikimedia Commons)  NOTE: This posting is a redo to fix an error. See also the redo for”Blends.” “Curry” gets its name from the … Continue reading

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Lacto-fermented Onions

By Cat, Oct 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons; and below from Pickl-it (4)) A friend just gave me a bunch of onions and shallots from her garden, more than I can eat before they go bad, so I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Bone Broth, Crockpot Method

by Cat, June 11, 2017 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve always made my stocks/broths in a stockpot on stovetop. But I will soon be doing a dietary protocol to help me heal from an autoimmune disorder, that requires drinking … Continue reading

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Flor-Essence or Essiac medicinal tea: instructions for making

By Cat, May 25, 2017 Another name for this tea is Essiac; it is also available commercially, but I buy a similar herb mix at Swan Valley Herbs in Bigfork, and make my own tea at home. The method is a … Continue reading

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Chinese Herbal Teas: Instructions for making

By Cat, May 25, 2017 These instructions are from the Aurora Benevolent Healing Center, Bernie Bayard, ND., L. Ac. in Portland OR. I have not been to that office since 2008, so not sure it is still in business; the … Continue reading

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Roast: Reverse-Sear Method (About)

By Cat, Dec 2015 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This Christmas I’m going to try the reverse-sear method for a leg of lamb, but the method is also applicable to beef, venison or buffalo (lower oven temperature by 25°F for buffalo). It is … Continue reading

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Raw Tomato & Avocado Soup (Cold)

By Cat, March 2015 (Source of image, right, unknown) I learned about this soup when I took the 7-day juice fast at the Wellness Education Center (WEC) in Kalispell MT (1); it is a recommended soup for the first night … Continue reading

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Crème Caramel or Flan (About)

By Cat, Jan 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings Menu; 2. Caramelized Sugar: Caramel, Toffee & Butterscotch (About); 3. Unrefined sugars Includes: 1. Crème caramel or flan notes; 2. Detailed method for making crème caramel, or flan Crème caramel is a … Continue reading

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Herb Bread (Yeast-Risen)

By Cat, November, 2007; revised August 2008; updated May 2014 (Photo, right, from Univ. of Maryland) Includes: 1. Herb Bread, original version; 2. Herb Bread with Overnight Sponge method; 3. Testing, including a sprouted flour version See also: 1. Bread Basics (Yeast-Leavened … Continue reading

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Green Mayonnaise (Green Goddess Dressing)

by Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: Mayonnaise; Creamy Salad Dressings & Marinades; This recipe is from The Vegetarian Epicure, Book 2 by Anna Thomas, and makes about 1 1/2 cups.  It will keep, refrigerated, for up to 2 … Continue reading

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