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Category Archives for "Bone Broths"

How to Make Congee in 3 Simple Steps

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I know you’re probably thinking, “What the heck is congee?!” Good question. Congee is basically the oatmeal of Asia.  But instead of oats, it’s made with rice. The rice is cooked in broth for an extended period which breaks it down and turns it into a porridge-like consistency. From that simple foundation almost anything can […]

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7 Simple Savory Oatmeal Recipes with Bone Broth

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The first time I heard about savory oatmeal I was suspicious, to say the least. A friend of mine emailed me her savory oatmeal recipe, and at first glance, I thought, “Bone broth? In oatmeal? Dear God…NO!” After all, oatmeal is supposed to be sweet. Everyone knows that. It’s just a law of Nature. Like […]

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The Best Store-Bought Broth

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If you follow my blog you might be surprised to hear that I sometimes recommend store-bought broth. When I work with my nutritional therapy clients, I try to get them to make their own homemade bone broth.  I explain the health benefits, give them handouts for how to make them and even share my video […]

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How to Make Chicken and Beef Stock

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Thanks to the traditional food movement, millions of people are re-discovering and re-learning how to prepare simple nutrient-dense foods at home.  Without a doubt, homemade stocks (also called broths), like chicken and beef stock are a big part of that trend. As a Nutritional Therapist, I consider a properly made chicken and beef stock a […]

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7 MUST HAVES for Making Homemade Bone Broth

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Recently, I shared my fermented gifts guide to help people find helpful tools for all types of home fermentation – books, appliances, storage vessels, etc.  And now it’s time for its companion: homemade bone broth! Making homemade bone broth on a regular basis is not just great for overall health but it’s also great for […]

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How to Make Bone Stocks in Five Simple Steps

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Learning how to make bone stocks is such an important kitchen skill.  As a Nutritional Therapist it is one of the most important foods I utilize with my clients, especially for digestive issues.  Bone stocks (also called bone broths) have been used almost universally in all native cuisines around the globe and form the foundation […]

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Gelatinous Bone Broth: Stock Pot or Crock Pot?

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©Depositphotos.com/jianghongyan ©Depositphotos.com/brittny_ann One of the tell-tale signs of a properly made homemade bone broth (also called bone stock) is how well it gels upon cooling. This gelling is a result of the gelatin that leaches out of the collagen in animal products.  Gelatin is what makes Jello giggle and it should do the same for […]

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