Blog Monthly Archives: December 2015

Twelve Days of Costco

Here’s a fun food fact you perhaps didn’t know: Costco, the massive warehouse club chain, is not only the third largest retailer in the United States, but it is also shaping up to be the number one retailer of organic foods nationwide. What’s more, with their reputation for treating their employees well, the consistent offerings of various free samples, as well as their bargain prices, you can feel good about shopping there. This win/win approach to shopping is all the … Read More

Homemade chicken stock is not only the base for innumerable delicious soups and stews, but it is also an essential ingredient in practically limitless other dishes as well. The flavor that homemade stock imparts is incomparable to store-bought broth, and is also far more nutritious and far lower in sodium. To make it even more cost-effective, use saved and frozen chicken carcasses and vegetable scraps (onion peels, carrots tops, celery pieces, etc). Adding seaweed boosts the calcium and magnesium content … Read More