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Forum: Traditional Foods   11-14-2011, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Taedareth
I've owned a Nutrimill for 2 years. The first...

I've owned a Nutrimill for 2 years. The first year I used it for grinding spelt exclusively, and was THRILLED with the pastry-fine flour it produced.
 
Recently I switched to hard white spring...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-26-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,898
Posted By Taedareth
Ok thanks. I checked our library for her name...

Ok thanks. I checked our library for her name and came up with nothing. Maybe her book will be released in the States eventually :)
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-26-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,898
Posted By Taedareth
Thanks for posting this.   I wonder whether...

Thanks for posting this.
 
I wonder whether there is any benefit to alternating no-carb meals with no-fat meals? I am familiar with low-carb dieting and how it works by getting your body into...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-25-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,351
Posted By Taedareth
Blackberries are ripe! Here's an easy wine...

Blackberries are ripe! Here's an easy wine recipe. I am going to try it, except I'll omit the boiling water step since it would harm the natural yeast that comes on the berries (contrary to popular...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-22-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By Taedareth
What is the WAP recommended daily amount of...

What is the WAP recommended daily amount of calcium? And for children? I haven't had any luck finding it on their website, or in NT either. Thanks to anyone who can help!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-02-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,537
Posted By Taedareth
I educated myself during the pregnancy by...

I educated myself during the pregnancy by reading Bradley books, Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, and others. Then, knowing what I wanted my birth experience to be like, I interviewed 5 local midwives...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-02-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Taedareth
My crockpot's "warm" setting will simmer water,...

My crockpot's "warm" setting will simmer water, so that's too hot ;) But you could try following the instructions for other types of grains, like the way people sprout wheat. I don't know whether...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-13-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By Taedareth
Yes, from what I can tell, the Utah salt...

Yes, from what I can tell, the Utah salt mine supplies Redmond RealSalt brand and they also sell non-brand-name salt to places like San Francisco Salt Company (right? I think I saw it there). Anyway...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-12-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By Taedareth
San Francisco Salt Company was great to do...

San Francisco Salt Company was great to do business with and I gladly recommend them. I bought 25 lbs of the "sherpa pink" salt in fine grade (it still needs to be run through a coffee grinder...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-12-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,647
Posted By Taedareth
Apart from the questions about the validity of...

Apart from the questions about the validity of her facts - I am not a Fallon fan because of the militant and antagonistic tone of voice in her writing. When a friend expresses interest in TF, I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-11-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Taedareth
Oh! Demara sugar is mentioned in NT? Thanks!!...

Oh! Demara sugar is mentioned in NT? Thanks!! That's exactly what I needed to hear :)
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-11-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Taedareth
I'm thinking it's nutritionally somewhere...

I'm thinking it's nutritionally somewhere between turbinado sugar and rapadura. But the question is really whether it's closer to turbinado (nutritionally void) or rapadura (rich in minerals)....
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-10-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Taedareth
Wow, thanks for sharing that story! Praise God!

Wow, thanks for sharing that story! Praise God!
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-09-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Taedareth
What's the scoop on demerara sugar? How does it...

What's the scoop on demerara sugar? How does it compare to rapadura/sucanat?
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-01-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Taedareth
Great, thanks. So it's different than, say,...

Great, thanks. So it's different than, say, beans - where you have to soak them in a bowl of water and then pour off the water afterward because it contains substances you wouldn't want to eat....
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-01-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Taedareth
I'm making granola. I'm soaking it overnight in...

I'm making granola. I'm soaking it overnight in an acidic solution (3 parts water to 1 part lemon juice). Tomorrow I'll add the rest of the ingredients and dehydrate. But how much liquid is needed?...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-01-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,044
Posted By Taedareth
Having read up on the Milk Diet and done it...

Having read up on the Milk Diet and done it myself and talked to others who have done so as well - I say don't worry! There are many documented cases of adults who lived 20+ years on nothing but raw...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-19-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Taedareth
I have come into possession of a 5-gallon bucket...

I have come into possession of a 5-gallon bucket of pinto beans. Not sure how old they are - possibly a year or maybe as old as 6 years. They seem okay (if a bit dusty?) But the environment was...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-24-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,963
Posted By Taedareth
I have some organic, wildcrafted maca powder...

I have some organic, wildcrafted maca powder from mountainroseherbs.com It tastes terrible. I make it into capsules, rather than trying to drink it. There is no way to hide the nasty flavor of maca...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-24-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,963
Posted By Taedareth
My usual recipe:   banana frozen berries ...

My usual recipe:
 
banana
frozen berries
kale or spinach leaves
celery
sometimes a chunk of fresh beet root
carrot
pineapple
 
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-23-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By Taedareth
So. My rather neglected milk kefir has now...

So. My rather neglected milk kefir has now developed a very weird flavor.
 
Several days ago I poured off the kefir that had been sitting in the jar for longer than I care to think about. It was...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-19-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By Taedareth
Interesting question; you should give it a try...

Interesting question; you should give it a try and let us know what happens ;) On the one hand, kefir grains like minerals. On the other hand, salt is anti-bacterial and may damage your kefir...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-21-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Taedareth
Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-21-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Taedareth
I have some Blue Ice fermented CLO. We moved...

I have some Blue Ice fermented CLO. We moved recently and somehow this (opened) bottle of CLO got packed in a box and left at room temp for a couple of months. It smells fishy, but otherwise I can't...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-18-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By Taedareth
Thanks, ladies! Bring on more recipes if you...

Thanks, ladies! Bring on more recipes if you have others that you enjoy. :)
 
Do lentils need to be sprouted or soaked overnight? Oh and what is the best-tasting kind of lentils - I have the brown...
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