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Superfood Laboratory

What is it that turns food into superfood? There is a way to take freshly harvested vegetables out of your garden and process them in such a way as to add a dozen different vitamins and at the same time … Continue reading

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Tonight I Begin

Tonight I will start the process of making fermented bread tomorrow. My starter is growing on top of my refrigerator. I have five pounds of self-ground wheat to work with. I have a plan. Tonight I will create my leavening. … Continue reading

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Hitchhiker’s Guide

Every plant growing in the field is absolutely filthy with bacteria. A study of coleslaw spoilage in the 70s came up with this… Cabbage, it’s principal ingredient, had a total bacterial count of about 10,000/gram. Microbial growth in cabbage was … Continue reading

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I love the River Market

Sunday morning in Kansas City, it’s a mild 75 degrees, overcast…and the River Market is humming with life. I love going down there, whether it is crowded or not. There are probably 25 flea market tables set up, trash and … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Market

For the longest running farmer’s market in Kansas City, you go to the River Market, right off of Grand Avenue. This photo from the 50s shows local farmers peddling local produce from local farms, in season. The food does not … Continue reading

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I Ferment My Salad

I have been looking around for other ways to eat sauerkraut besides my normal ways. In the past, when I didn’t eat kraut very often I would either cook it with some form of smoked meat, sausage or pork chops. … Continue reading

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Can It Really Be This Simple?

Yesterday’s news cruise brought me a few related stories to report on today. The Washington Post let me know that there is a drug on the market that caused people who were injected to lose weight: A study in the┬áNew … Continue reading

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