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Delectable Musings: Mozzarella: Urban Farm Handbook Challenge, March. Oh man am I glad I did!

Delectable Musings: Mozzarella: Urban Farm Handbook Challenge, March

Mozzarella is pretty straight forward as long as you read the recipe through in advance and have all your ingredients and tools ready to go before you start. Ricki Carroll is the Cheese Queen and her Home Cheesemaking: Recipes for 75 Homemade Cheeses is the cookbook source that I used. I really like her website version of 30 Minute Mozzarella with all the great photos and very clear step by step instructions as well. I was worried about doing this so I will confess I consulted both sources, more than once. I had milk, salt and citric acid (from the canning I do) so all I had left on the list was rennet.

Mozzarella Milk, salt, citric acid and rennet is all you need to make your homemade Mozzarella. Ingredients 1 gallon, pasteurized (not ultra-pasteurized) milk1 1/2 tsp citric acid1 tsp kosher salt1/4 tablet or 1/4 teaspoon liquid rennet Instructions Have a clean non-reactive 6 - 8 quart pot ready to go. Details. Foraging, Fishing, and Hunting in the Six Rivers Region. Humboldt County has a wide variety of native foods which can be gathered, caught or hunted.

Foraging, Fishing, and Hunting in the Six Rivers Region

Appendix I provides some initial guidance. Summer provides a bounty of berries. How to Forage for Food in the Fall. Edit Article The foods you might find foraging and what to do with themPreserving your finds Edited by Question Mark, Nancy Shaw, Maluniu, Tipper and 10 others When fall (autumn) arrives, it's the time for bountiful harvests of the foods that have grown through summer.

How to Forage for Food in the Fall

Taco Seasoning. 45 Homemade Foods You Can Make Yourself (But Never Thought You Could) - Planet Green. The Odd Food Dude. Water chestnut, a popular local specialty in Jiaxing, Zhejiang. Water chestnut is a popular local specialty in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Ancient people of South Lake discovered this kind of special water chestnut more than 5,000 years ago, and they began to use and develop its productivity from then on.

Water chestnut, a popular local specialty in Jiaxing, Zhejiang

The extremely sweet water chestnut of South Lake has distinctive appearance, abundant juice, thin peel, and fresh smell, which make it different from other kinds of water chestnut and become one of the most popular local specialties in Jiaxing (嘉兴), Zhejiang. People harvest water caltrop in wooden tubs in Jiaxing, a city in east China's Zhejiang Province Also called water caltrops, these nut-like plants are are commonly referred to as "Bull's Horn" (菱角) due to their resemblance to–bull's horn.

They bear ornately shaped fruits, each fruit containing a single very large starchy seed. Editorial Message This site contains materials from other clearly stated media sources for the purpose of discussion stimulation and content enrichment among our members only. Recipes — Cooking Ideas — Cherry Cola Bbq Sauce— SFGate Food & Wine. Spanikopita Recipe - How to make spinach and feta cheese spanikopita. The following recipe is for a great pie with Greek Origins called Spanakopita.

Spanikopita Recipe - How to make spinach and feta cheese spanikopita

It is made of layered sheets of filo pastry (with plenty of melted butter or ghee) with a filling in the centre made of spinach and feta cheese. You can change the filling as you like, for example using mince meat, or other vegetables. The sheets of filo pastry are drenched with a mixture of eggs and milk which soak up into the pastry giving it a soft dough texture which is very easy to bite through and melts in the mouth.

This pie is dangerous in that you can eat quite a number of pieces without realising how much you just ate. The recipe included is for our favourite Spanikopita filling. Author: The Mongolian Kitchen Recipe type: Side. Native American Culture - Food and Recipes. December New Taste Market. Just the thought of holiday shopping makes me feel exhausted.

December New Taste Market

I am a pretty resilient and fiesty woman, but honestly, I sort of crumble in the face of pushy crowds, forced shopping deadlines and endless mental sales calculations to figure out how much money I am spending. This year, my family has opted for a Christmas Eve dinner with a singular $20 gift exchange (distributed according to my mom’s favorite gift exchange game). My gift, not surprisingly, will be food-related (any suggestions?). In an effort to avoid chaotic holiday shopping, I'm thinking I might either make gifts or pick up some locally-made gifts to celebrate the talents of others who make some fine products.

I started collecting some local goodies and DIY projects to give away as gifts. If you still need to do some holiday shopping and want some homemade gifts, come check out the December New Taste Market on Saturday, December 18 from 4pm-9pm. And...due to some begging requests, the pickled grapes are back! Gift Giving Vanilla Syrup 2.0. Recently I shared with you my vanilla syrup recipe...the way I have always made it.

Gift Giving Vanilla Syrup 2.0

Looking to lower the cost of making a few dozen bottles, I altered the recipe from using a vanilla bean for each batch to using pure vanilla extract instead and OMGoodness was it good! Now if only I can figure out how to make these into lollipops...I would be a happy, happy gal! Vanilla Syrup 2.01 TBS pure vanilla extract (Madagascar is nice)1/2 cup sugar1/4 cup water Combine water, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan, stir well.

Bring to a boil.