It’s finding a balance, making sure you’re feeding your creativity in the things that inspire you, and trying to make the things that you’re not so hot on as quick and easy as possible… We live in a society that is very time-poor, and it is easy to lose that time and not have the time you need in the kitchen. Alison
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The Run Down:
01:24 A review from a listener
02:52 What we ate!
14:11 Heading into the main topic!
Why can’t we take the best of both worlds? Why do we have to go so hard one way or the other? Why can’t we say look, there was a lot of wisdom, there was some stuff that wasn’t so good, but take the things that are valuable and continue to use them. You’re marrying that wisdom of how cabbage can be treated, but finding that shortcut. Andrea
Note: 1.37 grams salt : 100 grams cabbage
24:00 Bread & Soaking Grains
Really, bread doesn’t have to be that complicated. Part of it is expectation setting… If you want to feed your family and yourself predigested, fermented, healthy grains, you can do that without spending hours on it. Alison
40:15 Batch Cooking, Breakfast
45:25 The Kitchen Canon
58:00 Rendering Fat, Grinding Meat and Organs, Kefir Herbal Infusions
01:03:00 Time: The easy way to have more time
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Episode # 29: Interview with Karima (Apple Podcast link)
Homesteading Family Breakfast Casseroles Video (PDF link in video caption)
My family size hasn’t caught up to my pan size yet. Andrea
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