I'm here to tell 'ya that you can feel good about eating white rice again! I've never cared much for brown rice and I bet you feel much the same. I've had maybe one or two good plates of brown rice in a lifetime. Most brown rice in the US is rancid long before it gets to you. That's why it generally tastes rather bitter not nutty as it should if it were fresh.
Practically everyone eats beef, except vegetarians :-). Most of us have very little idea of how that beef was raised. What I've found researching this post is that there is even more confusion than I expected. Keep clearly in mind though that cows are fed and brought to slaughter very differently now than they were… Continue reading Grassfed Beef is Best
There is nothing more down-home delicious than a breakfast of eggs. Just picture it: Think of Granny's house in the fifties. Imagine it's early in the morning and the kids are not up yet. But Granny is and she's getting breakfast ready. Is it cold cereal? Is it granola? Is it even yogurt or a… Continue reading Eat More Eggs – Easy to Make Affordable Nutrition
Did you have buttermilk in your home when you were growing up? I think we did only on special occasions and holidays. Mom had a few recipes she made during these times that my Grandmother had also made. So buttermilk didn't feature prominently in our families diet when I was a kid. But it did… Continue reading Buttermilk – A Staple in Grandma’s Kitchen
Before entering into the world of real food you most likely never heard the words beef tallow before. [easyazon_link identifier="B00NJYM12O" locale="US" tag="grannysvitalvittles-20"]Lard[/easyazon_link] yes, [easyazon_link identifier="B00MOT5TCE" locale="US" tag="grannysvitalvittles-20"]beef tallow[/easyazon_link] no. That is unless you're: Really interested in history. Went to cooking school. Getting on in years ;-). So I thought we'd talk a little about [easyazon_link… Continue reading Why Choose Beef Tallow?
We, all of us have a sweet tooth, don't we? Nature has fitted us with a strong drive to find the sweet in our food. In nature, sweet flavors are a bit rare and hard to come by. But in our foodscape sweet taste is abundant and cheap. Not only the inexpensive granular sugar which… Continue reading Local Honey is the Best Honey
First, let me say that butter is super simple to make. Ridiculously simple and foolproof. Everyone has seen pictures of great grandma slaving away at the butter churn, sweating buckets. From that we've all picked up the idea that butter is hard. Making butter manually is a bit tiring, though not exhausting. But making butter… Continue reading How to Make Butter at Home