Tag: <span>cheese</span>

Canada Thistle Flower Bud Cheese Dip (cold)

Ever since I started foraging, I’ve been hearing occasionally about using burdock flower buds and thistle flower buds in place of artichoke to make wild artichoke dip.  Several times I brought home some burdock thinking I’d try this.  Life would get in the way, the burdock stems would dry out, …

Poutine Without the Fries! But not necessarily without the potatoe. . .

Every now and then, I have no choice but to experiment in the kitchen! I’m not a chef by any means, nor do I particularly love being in the kitchen. This means meals are fairly simple and plain for the most part, unless its festive time when I attempt a …

The Lowly and Picked-on Potatoe! (updated reprint from my author blog)

As I began preparing to get my Natural Health Practitioner designation as the career change of choice back in 2019 (events would postpone it till 2021), thoughts about first-world ways of looking at food, food as it’s seen in Scripture, and what to me is basic, common sense logic,converged while …

My Son’s New Caesar Salad Dressing

It’s been awhile since my last blog article, and that’s because of a major offline project going on where my daughter suggested, and then we acted on, the creation of a pop-up apothecary clinic inside a restored steamer trunk!  We are finally at the secondary stage where I will, ideally, …

Taming the Cupboard: When Individual Needs Affect the Grocery Budget

Haphazard management of your grocery budget will impact your ability to manage other aspects of your household finances and even impact your time management in a negative way, particularly if your nutritional spending habits lead to a sickly household. Time spent nursing a family member back to health, running to …