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    Wild Mushrooms

    Wild Mushrooms

    From Forest to Table

    Wild mushrooms have been part of the human diet for centuries, and add a tasty, healthful kick to any meal. But how to overcome fear and uncertainty when foraging? Once you know what to look for, the thousands of good guys and handful of deadly …

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    From No-knead to Sourdough

    From No-knead to Sourdough

    A Simpler Approach to Handmade Bread

    Is there any food that evokes pleasant memories and warm feelings more than bread? It's the most basic of foods, yet many of us are intimidated by the prospect of making our own. "Artisan" bread, craft bakeries, and wood-fired pizza are gaining …

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    DIY Kombucha

    DIY Kombucha

    Sparkling Home Brew Made Easy

    Since the relatively recent introduction of kombucha onto North American supermarket shelves, this healthy sparkling beverage has exploded in popularity. But can it be brewed at home, with the same tasty, healthy results?

    With this straightforward, …

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    The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking

    The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking

    How to Craft Real, Cultured, Non-Dairy Cheese

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    As plant-based, dairy-free diets continue to expand in popularity for health and ethical reasons, cheese often becomes the "last hurdle."

    Much of what passes for non-diary "cheese" lacks the quality and depth of …

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    Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

    Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

    The Fun and Fundamentals of Making Cheese at Home

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    The craft of home cheesemaking is exploding in popularity. However most “beginner” books are essentially loosely-organized collections of recipes which lack a progressive approach to teaching the fundamentals of this …

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    The Ethical Meat Handbook

    The Ethical Meat Handbook

    Complete home butchery, charcuterie and cooking for the conscious omnivore

    Nutrition, environmental impact, ethics, sustainability — it seems like there's no end to the factors we must consider when we think about our food. At the center of the dietary storm is animal-based agriculture. Was your beef factory-farmed or …

    Craft Distilling

    Craft Distilling

    Making Liquor Legally at Home

    Many people have experienced great success making their own beer or wine at home. In recent years a number of hobbyists have become interested in making distilled spirits. However, distilled spirits are more complicated to produce, and the process …

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    Hollyhock

    Hollyhock

    Garden to Table

    by Moreka Jolar & Heidi Scheifley
    foreword by Dr. Andrew Weil

    Hollyhock - renowned the world over as an unparalleled centre of learning and connection - exists to inspire, nourish and support people who are making the world better. At the heart of this unique institution, located on beautiful Cortes Island, is …

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