The Search for Skyr

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When I visited Iceland many years ago, I was thrilled by the amazing scenery–spouting geysers, raging waterfalls, black sand beaches.

But of course, one of my fondest memories is of the food.

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What’s New at CFH: Save 10% On All Books, Weekly Recap, and New Articles

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Are you a fermented food book worm?  Do you want to expand your list of useful kitchen skills?  This week you can 10% off all books on the Cultures for Health website.  And check out the usual weekly recap and new articles.

Almost Paleo, Dairy-Free Muesli

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I LOVE Muesli… there, I said it. When our family went grain-free/paleo it was one thing I really, really missed. I recently came up with this paleo-ish (I say ish because my cereal has some buckwheat in it) version of one of my all-time favorite breakfasts and I hope you enjoy it as much as… 

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Red Potatoes and Green Beans in Sage Sour Cream Sauce

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Red potatoes are the star of this cultured side dish. This recipe can also be adjusted to make a chilled potato salad with a pickled bean kick!

Fermenting with Friends

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  Last week, I was talking with my friend April about fermenting my yearly batch of dill pickles. She immediately got excited. “Come over to my house, let’s make them together!” she said excitedly. “You can teach me how to do it!”