Quinoa Is King

Considered a “psuedocereal”, quinoa kicks most whole grain’s butt straight across the board on the good nutrition scale. The seeds are what we eat, and most of the time when we get them they have already been cleaned and the seed coats that contain the bitter saponins...

Farm to Fit Gets Geeky About Quinoa

When I (Chef Ronnie) was growing up in the farmland of southeast Kentucky on the poor side of middle-class, we lived on what came out of the ground or what my stepdad would raise for slaughter or hunt. I love rabbit but wild tastes so much different (better) than the...

How To Big Pot Blanch Green Beans

Big pot blanching is taking 10 times the volume of salted water (it should taste like sea water, but not so much like the dead sea: roughly a cup per 6 quarts) versus the mass you wish to blanch. Bring the salted water to a hard boil (the ratio being this expansive...

Farm to Fit Gets Geeky

We thought it may be fun to get a little scientific and give you all a bit of the inside geek that spins inside our heads. Once a month we will pick a different foodstuff to dissect and parse out some of the fact and variables that occur when cooking using various...