Beef and Cabbage Soup

Recipe of the Week  Beef and Cabbage Soup  Courtesy of Troi Young  Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 stalks celery, chopped 16 ounces kidney beans, drained 1/2...

Lentil and meat stew

Recipe of the Week  Lentil and meat stew  Courtesy of Habeeb Salloum   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 4 Tbsp. butter 1/2 lb. beef, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 medium onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic,...

Asparagus Pasta Salad

Recipe of the Week  Asparagus Pasta Salad  Courtesy of Don Peddleson  Ingredients 12 ounces fresh asparagus, diagonally sliced into 1-inch pieces 12 cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/2 cup pitted ripe olives, sliced 3 tablespoons snipped parsley 1/4 cup wine vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove...

The chicken and the egg

By Habeeb Salloum Issue #139 • January/February, 2013 One cannot think of our culinary world without chicken or eggs. Chicken is one of the world's most consumed meats and eggs are on the tables of the...

The wonderful world of lavender

By Sharon Palmer, RD Issue #98 • March/April, 2006 I briefly brush past my favorite lavender bush and my skirt is fragranced for the entire day. Every time the fabric rustles, the aroma wafts up to...

Fish — This gourmet food is fun to catch, relatively easy to cook, and...

By Richard Blunt Issue #47 • September/October, 1997 About 70% of the earth's surface is covered with salt water, and 4% of land surface (another 1% of the earth' total surface) is covered with fresh water....

Gritted bread

Recipe of the Week  Gritted bread  Courtesy of Thomas C. Tabor   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 2 cups gritted corn (see below*) 1/2 cup sweet milk 1 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp....

More tips and tricks for the kitchen

By Richard Blunt Issue #62 • March/April, 2000 (This is a follow-up to Richard Blunt's article, Tips and tricks for the kitchen, Issue #60, Nov/Dec. 1999.) After years of watching my mother prepare thousands of wonderful foods...

Glazed spiced mocha brownies

Recipe of the Week  Glazed spiced mocha brownies  Courtesy of Richard Blunt   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients soft shortening 5 oz. bittersweet chocolate 6-1/2 oz. unsalted butter 1/8 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. powdered, instant...

Skillet Spanish rice

Recipe of the Week  Skillet Spanish rice  Courtesy of John Silveira   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 1 lb. lean ground beef 8 oz. sweet Italian sausage 2 small red or green bell peppers,...

Egg thingies

Recipe of the Week  Egg thingies  Courtesy of John Silveira   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients For each egg: 1 Tbsp. or so of olive oil 1 green onion, diced 1 Tbsp. diced red...

Venison — From the Field to the Fork

By Linda Gabris Issue #149 • September/October, 2014 Moose steaks marinating in my special marinade I shudder whenever I hear a fellow hunter complaining about his meat tasting gamey, high, or, worse yet, ripe (which is a...

Honey Roasted Pheasant

Recipe of the Week  Honey Roasted Pheasant  Courtesy of Mike Willard  Ingredients 1 Pheasant 3/4 cup Honey 1/2 cup creamy Peanut Butter 2 Tbsp. Cider Vinegar 2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce Method Combine the honey, peanut butter, vinegar, and soy sauce...

A healthy heart starts in the kitchen

By Richard Blunt <!----> Issue #100 • July/August, 2006 The Surgeon General of the United States recently referred to obesity as "the terror within." But who is the enemy? When we finally started paying attention to what...

Pecan twerps

Recipe of the Week  Pecan twerps  Courtesy of Alice Brantley Yeager   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 1/2 lb. butter or shortening 4 heaping Tbsp. powdered sugar 2 cups flour pinch of salt 2...

How to make kombucha

By Kristina Seleshanko Issue #172 • July/August, 2018 Kombucha is an ancient drink that’s recently enjoyed a revival because it’s a fizzy and healthy alternative to soda pop. Despite urban myths, it contains only trace amounts...