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How to Make Super Cultured Dairy with L. Reuteri
This tasty cultured dairy is abundant in gut-loving good bacteria. It’s rich, creamy, and thicker than Greek yogurt.
How to Make Saint Patrick’s Bacon Casserole
Enjoy this recipe as part of your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
How to Make Sauerkraut with Oranges for a Vitamin C Boost
Team cabbage and oranges up for an amazing boost of this helpful vitamin.
Hi Sweet Friends
Welcome to Mary’s Nest Cooking School. Do you want to be a Modern Pioneer in the Kitchen and be part of the Traditional Foods Movement? If so, You’ve found a home! I teach Traditional Cooking Skills including How to Cook from Scratch so you can make “Nutrient Dense” Foods including Bone Broths, Cultured Dairy, Ferments, Sourdough Starter, Sourdough Bread, and More!
I’m so glad you’re here!
Learn how to make all sorts of varieties of bone broth, including beef, chicken, and fish.
How to Make Roast Turkey Bone Broth on the Stovetop
Use your leftover turkey carcass to make this flavorful and gelatinous-rich bone broth.
How to Make Collagen Rich Bone Broth for Under $2
Learn the secret ingredient to making the most gelatinous bone broth!
How to Make Affordable Bone Broth Using Beef Feet
Learn how to make an affordable and gelatinous beef bone broth!
What is the Difference Between Broth, Stock, and Bone Broth?
Learn the difference between these three nutritious liquids.
Fermented Tomatoes Recipe – Fermented Cherry Tomatoes with Basil
Serve these delectable little mouthfuls with your next charcuterie platter!
How to Make Crisp Lacto Fermented Pickles
Enjoy these probiotic-rich pickles that have a great crunch!
Fermented Sweet Red Cabbage Recipe
Enjoy this tasty probiotic-rich side dish that’s perfect if you’re new to fermenting vegetables.
Simple Fermented Ketchup Recipe That Tastes Like Store Bought
This healthy recipe is a delicious way to introduce fermented foods to your family.
Explore Traditional Foods:
How to Tackle Sourdough Starter Challenges – Art of Fermentation Approach
Learn how a successful ferment can be the secret to creating a sourdough starter.
How to Tackle Sourdough Starter Challenges – Nourishing Traditions Sourdough Approach
We continue our discussion about sourdough starter, including using rye flour and grapes.
How to Make Any Baking Recipe into a Sourdough Recipe
Discover how to use Sourdough Starter instead of yeast in any recipe, and apply a similar process for making quick breads.
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No Knead Sandwich Bread – Super Soft!
This is the perfect bread to make to help you transition from a Processed Foods Kitchen to a Traditional Foods Kitchen.
How to Cook with Economy and Grace
Critical comments on my community post about bargain chickens gave me a chance to reflect.
How to Make Rich and Gelatinous Beef Bone Broth
Discover which are the best bones to use to make the most gelatinous beef bone broth!
How to Make a Foolproof Sourdough Starter
Make a sourdough starter that will be successful every time.
Join the Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy on YouTube for exclusive videos and live streams.
Prepper Pantry Posts
Top 15 Prepper Pantry Items You Need to Buy NOW at Costco
Learn about the products and supplies that will keep your pantry well-stocked. (Includes prices!)
How to Stock Your Healing Pantry and Create an Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Learn about the herbs, spices, and supplies you need to create an extensive set of healing preparations.
Enter the Survival Garden Seeds Giveaway
Get a chance to win a collection of 100 heirloom seeds, including varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers.
Why You Need to Stock Up On these Top 15 Foods NOW for Your Prepper Pantry!
Time to do an inventory and restock your Prepper Pantry.
Aldi’s Best Holiday Bargains You Need to Buy Now
Find the best gourmet foods for your holiday table at big savings!
The 3 Best Survival Garden Seed Collections to Buy Now
Grow your own Victory Garden now, or save the seeds for the future in your Prepper Pantry.