Kutia Pudding

From Russia, this is a traditional sweet pudding that is served at Christmastime. 2 c cracked wheat ½ c sugar ½ c honey ½ c chopped walnuts ¼ c poppy seeds Method: Rinse wheat. Cook in water until done, about ¾ of an hour. Add water during cooking if necessary. Stir during cooking so that wheat will not stick to…

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Newburg Sauce

According to Linda Stradley's post on her site What's Cooking America, Newburg Sauce was created at the Delmonico Restaurant in New York City by their French chef, M. Pascal. The sauce was originally named after a Mr. Wenburg, a frequent guest at the Delmonico restaurant. They had a falling out and the name was changed to Newburg. 2T butter, melted…

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Minty Raw Honey Sauce

Makes about 1 cup

Use a small pot with a tight fitting lid.

  • Put in 1/2 c of raw honey and warm so that it is very liquid (heat very gently to avoid killing too many enzymes)
  • Stir in as much fresh chopped mint as it can take

Method
If you store whole mint leaves in the freezer, chopping is unnecessary. Crumble the leaves while they are still hard frozen and add to honey.

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Free Fat

Free The Traditional Fats

2002 marked a turning point for traditional fats with the report by the Institute of Medicine that no level of trans-fats is safe in our diets.

In 2003 a set of very informative articles were published in the San Francisco Chronicle. In them our out-dated information about the evils of saturated fats such as lard and coconut oil were laid to rest. These are very comprehensive and enjoyable reading. Links are provided below.

That was nearly 5 years ago…unfortunately we have been so indoctrinated with fear of saturated fats that even with hefty evidence looming all around us we are having great difficulty in shaking our terror of saturated fats and cholesterol.

The nation’s obesity rate began to skyrocket in the mid-’80s about the same time national low-fat public health campaigns were in full swing. In one year alone –1998-99– Centers for Disease Control and Prevention figures show that the nation’s obesity rate rose an astonishing 6 percent. —Fat Makes A Comeback After 3 Lean Decades

This is in part due to the inability of the health industry and others to admit a huge mistake has been made, resulting in epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Perhaps they are afraid of the compensation that might be demanded if this manipulation of the nation was acknowledged. There is huge amounts of money at stake:

  • Pharmaceutical companies who are selling incredible amounts of cholesterol lowering (and other) drugs to the population.
  • Health insurance groups who are enforcing the requirements that we all need to be on cholesterol lowering drugs.
  • Corn and soybean (and other vegetable oil) agriculture conglomerates are highly subsidized to produce unnecessary amounts of these products. Look at the ingredients on our food there is corn or soybean bulking practically everything.

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Tahini Miso Dressing

This dressing is a real tongue titillator as well as very nourishing. Sesame seeds are high in easily absorbed calcium and miso is a live-culture fermentation which also helps with calcium absorption.

makes about 1 cup

  • 1/4 c tahini
  • 1/2 lime’s juice
  • 1/2 c extra virgin olive oil or sesame oil
  • 1 T raw honey
  • 1 T miso paste
  • 1 t chili powder (optional)
  • 1 T toasted sesame seeds

Method:
Blend the tahini, lime juice and oil. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.

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