Here are the top reasons that everyone should start their own backyard garden | Tasting Everything

Why Everyone Should Start a Backyard Garden

  Why on earth should I start a backyard garden? Simple! So you can have access to the best produce available. Produce that you’ve grown yourself. Because knowing what can grow and how and when it can grow will improve every meal you make. Because you should have some food available to you and your family […]

How to make the best pickled mushrooms ever

Ridiculously Yummy Pickled Mushrooms

  These simple (gluten-free and vegan!) pickled mushrooms are just stupid good! Before I get to the recipe, though, I have to mention the amazing even that I attended recently. Last week, I headed off to San Francisco to catch Women Leaders at the Table: Addressing Inequity in the Good Food Movement. Held by the Commonwealth Club, it […]

How to make easy DIY smoked salmon: a smooth, silky, smokey, and surprising simple recipe for gluten-free and super healthy smoked salmon | Tasting Everything

Melt-in-Your-Mouth DIY Smoked Salmon

  Smooth, silky, smokey, and surprisingly simple…there’s no flavor better than smoked salmon that you’ve made yourself. Simultaneously rich and healthy, filled with awesome Omegas and protein, and with flavor that is absolutely out-of-this-world-better than anything that you can find at the store. You have to try making DIY smoked salmon at home!   I’ve […]

How to make deliciously cool and creamy homemade ranch dressing (gluten-free, refined sugar-free, vegetarian, and incredibly yummy!) | Tasting Everything

Deliciously Cool and Creamy Homemade Ranch Dressing

  What could possibly be better than a sunny and warm early summer afternoon filled with family, chilled wine, and cool and creamy homemade ranch dressing with a rainbow of crunchy raw vegetables?   With family unexpectedly in town for a few awesome days (or as long as we can convince a certain someone to stick around…), we […]

It's Pickling Time! Here's an incredibly easy recipe for a pickling liquid that will let all of the flavors of your fresh produce shine through! Onion, chard, fennel recipes and more | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

It’s Pickling Time! Pickled Onion, Chard, and Fennel Recipes

  It’s pickling time!!!  Homemade picked everything! Today is all about a super easy basic pickling liquid that’s perfect for healthy and delicious pickled red onion, chard stem, and baby fennel recipes and so many more!     There just aren’t many things that are better to have on hand than things that have been pickled […]

How to Write an eBook for complete and total absolute beginners (plus awesome resources)! Anybody can write a book; start with these basics and just get writing! | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

How to Write an eBook for Complete and Total Beginners

  Thinking about how to write an ebook but the whole thing seems too daunting? Don’t let that stop you! Start from the absolute beginning and you’ll see how totally doable it can be!   There has been so much happening over here lately! The eBook is in process (so exciting!!!), there’s a trip to […]

Making fresh ricotta at home: a fun DIY project that's incredibly delicious and rewarding | Tasting Everything

Rich and Creamy Homemade Ricotta: an Awesome DIY Project

  This is an incredibly rewarding DIY project! Creamy, rich, and decadent fresh homemade ricotta. Trying to find a solid and reliable recipe for homemade ricotta can be a challenge. It’s  is one of those things I’ve had to make over and over at different restaurants, sometimes with great success, and sometimes with abysmal failure. Not all recipes […]

How to make simple and super healthy homemade kefir yogurt! Healthier than yogurt, filled with probiotics, it's so simple and so rewarding | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

How to Make Easy and Healthy Homemade Kefir Yogurt

  Cultured and fermented foods are awesome. Period.  There, I’ve said it! Kefir is no exception. As a huge fan of all things aged, fermented, cultured, preserved, and pickled, it seemed like it was high time to make sure everybody out there knows just how easy it is to make homemade kefir yogurt. Rich in […]

Gluten-Free Pappardelle with Prosciutto | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Pork Belly: It’s Homemade Charcuterie Time!

PORK BELLY!!!!!!!!! I have pork belly. Pure excitement!!   I don’t think I’ve mentioned the awesomeness that was the birthday I got from my fabulous dude a few months ago. It’s crazy cool! He built me a charcuterie fridge. Seriously! He repurposed an old refrigerator, added some temperature controls and humidity control, and now we […]

Unbelievably simple two-ingredient no-cook preserved lemons! An awesome DIY pantry staple | Tasting Everything

Simple Two-Ingredient No-Cook Preserved Lemons

  With lemons piling up, it’s definitely time to get to the unbelievably easy (practically anticlimactic, honestly) recipe for preserved lemons. There just isn’t too much room for confusion here. If you have lemons, salt, and an extremely clean mason jar, you can have preserved lemons! You won’t even have any dishes to wash besides your […]