Chef D’s Fantastic Raw Pizza

Daniel Asher, Executive Chef over at Root Down and Linger is a masterful raw foods chef.  A great showcase of his skills are the Raw night that he hosts on the first Tuesday of every month over at the Highland’s Root Down location. Example of Raw Night menu. Chef Daniel recently appeared Fox’s Everyday show […]

Pad Thai w/Kale & Collards Kimchi

I’ve heard that Pad Thai (stir-fried rice noodles Thai-style), the sweet and savory dish many Americans think of as a Thai staple, is not easily found in restaurants in Thailand. It is commonly prepared by street vendors (video), and is apparently rather ubiquitous in touristy areas. Well, I hope some day to be able to find […]

Anchovy & Pear Kimchi Burger

The perfect blend of two cultures, American and Korean. A classic American burger and a traditional Korean kimchi, with a twist. Kimchi (or kimchee) also known as gimche is a traditional naturally fermented Korean condiment seasoned with spices and chiles. Interestingly, prior to European contact with Korea, kimchi was much simpler, consisting of cabbage and […]

Blinking Beets & Cauliflower

Time flies when you’re having fun, doesn’t it? It was just a minute ago when Mara led a fermenting workshop. Then I blinked and it was Halloween. I blinked again and it’s almost Thanksgiving! As falls hits, the energy at my house begins to burst at the seams in anticipation of the holidays. It starts […]

Apple & Fennel Kraut

Recently, a group of folks met at Fresh Thymes Eatery (FTE) for a fall fermenting workshop led by our fearless fermento, Mara. FTE is the new Community Supported Restaurant in Boulder that features a variety of naturally fermented dishes and drinks. That’s what made it such an ideal location to hold an ozuké pickled things […]

Boulder County Home & Garden

BOULDER COUNTY HOME & GARDEN Fermented Foods Find a Following Fermented foods are making a tasty new splash as “good-for-you-foods”–although our grandparents knew it all along. By Mary Lynn Bruny RECIPES FOR FERMENTING Red Rice Make this recipe once, and I promise you, your family will ask for more. My daughter, Kailee, would never let […]

Pickle this, Pickle that

This post brought to you by our beloved Peter Piper It’s pickle time! Cucumbers are growing like mad. I’ve been making cucumber salad, sandwiches, and cucumber water!I walk out into the garden one day and find a small prickly cute baby cuke, then the next day — WHAM! It’s a huge green giant! A pickler […]

Golden Quinoa & Pickled Beets Salad

Running around taking care of things such as work, kids, and chores can make it challenging to eat well every day. Here is a protein rich quinoa salad that can be made anytime and refrigerated, making it easy to just grab-n-go. The best part is that this colorful dish can be eaten hot or cold, […]

Salsa Roja en Molcajete (or blender)

A good homemade salsa will liven up any dish. It’s a quick way to add a ton of flavor in a single spoonful. At home, we like to put salsa on eggs, grilled vegetables, and meats. Although right now our favorite way to eat salsa roja is along with citrus & ginger pickled things on […]