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Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy – Live Stream Replay #3
With the autumn season in full swing, I’m glad that I had the chance to chat with my Kitchen Pioneers on Thursday, November 5, 2020. I always enjoy discussing your questions, and I love learning about where you’re located and the types of traditional foods you are making.
Among other topics during the live stream, we talked about grinding grain, using different sweeteners, and the shortage of canning supplies.
- Update: Next live stream for members: Thursday, November 19, 2020.
This live stream replay is available to Kitchen Pioneers who have joined my YouTube membership community—The Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy.
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Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy Live Stream
These live streams and live stream replays are available to members of the Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy, who we call Kitchen Pioneers. You can learn more about my optional YouTube membership community, including members-only videos and exclusive perks.
This membership community is optional. I’m still publishing my weekly detailed instructional cooking videos on my public YouTube channel that you can watch for free. (Thanks so much for being a Sweet Friend and subscriber!)
In addition to links to the latest Kitchen Academy vodcasts, this blog post lists some of the public videos that I talk about in my live stream.
Grinding Whole Grains
Many members enjoy grinding their whole grains to make flour. If you haven’t seen the Mockmill grain grinder in action, watch my Mockmill unboxing and test video. And if you decide that you want to get a Mockmill grain mill, you can get a 5% discount using my affiliate link and promocode marysnest.
Using Sucanat Instead of White Sugar
I was excited to learn that many members were using having success in substituting Sucanat instead of white sugar in their recipes. Their families don’t notice a difference in taste, and they are able to enjoy all the nutrients that Sucanat provides. Sucanat stands for Sugar Cane Natural, which is essentially dried cane juice.
Many of us like the Wholesome brand of Sucanat, which you can find, along with Allulose and their other products, at your local grocery store or online. And here are some delicious cookie recipes, including healthy cowboy cookies, that you can use with Sucanat:
Shortage of Canning Supplies
I shared my concerns about seeing shortages of canning supplies in my local grocery stores. Some members talked about how they’ve seen some supplies arrive at their stores, but the inventory has been random. One member shared some good news that their store has been getting canning jars in larger quantities.
As your local grocery stores and online retailers restock their canning inventory, you’ll be able to replenish your supplies and begin those canning projects that you had put on hold. If you’re new to water bath canning, here are some videos from my Canning 101 series that will help get you started.
After you get your canning equipment, here are two water bath canning projects you can try. The first is an easy Low Sugar Strawberry Jam. Once you feel comfortable with the water bath canning process, you can make Marmalade for a delicious treat!
Join My Next Traditional Foods Live Stream
I look forward to my next live stream for members on Thursday, November 12, 2020. (Update: My next live stream has moved to Thursday, November 19, 2020.) These live streams are a lot of fun, and I enjoy getting to know more about you, my wonderful Kitchen Pioneers. 😊
Be sure to bring your questions for me to our live streams. You can also get to know the other members in our Kitchen Pioneers community. You’ll find a lot of fellow Kitchen Pioneers who are working on sourdough starters, ferments, and more traditional foods recipes, just like you!
Remember that you’re always welcome to post questions and comments on my videos at any time, and I’m glad to reply.
In addition to live streams, I publish exclusive videos for my membership community. In case you have missed any of my recent videos, be sure to catch up with the videos below.
- Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy video playlist (Optional Membership Community)
Stay in Touch with Mary’s Nest
- Subscribe to My YouTube Channel for Traditional Foods Videos (Free) - When you subscribe, be sure to click on the notification bell that will let you know each time I upload a new video.
- Subscribe to Mary’s Traditional Foods Newsletter (Free) - Get a free 36-page eBook for signing up: How to Stock Your Essential Traditional Foods Four-Corners Pantry.
- Join the Traditional Foods Kitchen Academy (Optional Paid) - For more detailed videos, live streams, and exclusive members-only perks, join my YouTube membership community.
- Preorder The Modern Pioneer Cookbook (Optional Paid) - Get a printed book of Mary's nourishing recipes from a Traditional Foods Kitchen. This cookbook will be published by Penguin Random House with their DK imprint.
I look forward to having you join me in my Texas Hill Country Kitchen!
Shop for items used in this blog post or video
Favorite Whole Sweeteners
Favorite Food Storage Supplies
To learn about the best long-term food storage containers for your extended or prepper pantry, be sure to watch my tutorial video.
- Handheld Food Saver
- Food Saver Jar Adapter Kit
- Food Saver Space Saver Kit
- 32-Ounce Canning/Storage Jars
- Presto Dehydrator
- Excalibur Dehydrator
- 5 Gallon Storage Buckets
- Mylar Bags (1 Gallon) (5 Gallon)
- Oxygen Absorbers
- Silica Gel Packs
Favorite Kitchen Supplies
- Chef’s Knife
- Bamboo Cutting Board
- Lodge Cast Iron Frying Pan
- Spatula Spoon
- Large Stock Pot
- Stainless Steel Colander
- Large Measuring Cup
- Stainless Steel Measuring Cups and Spoons
- Baking Sheet
- 2-Cup Glass Storage Jars with Lids
- 10-Piece Glass Bowl Set
- Flour Sack Towels
- Favorite Aprons
In addition, the following links and promo codes will help you save on fermentation supplies and grain grinders.
- Masontops Fermentation Kit (See promocode below)
- Mockmill 100 Stone Grain Mill (See promocode below)
Use promo code MARYSNST for a one-time 15% off Masontops and Breadsmart products on Amazon.com.
Use my Mockmill affiliate link for a special one-time 5% discount on Mockmill Stone Grain Mill products, including the new Flake Lover's Flaker. (The Mockmill discount will appear when you checkout.)
Amazon Shop and Shopping Guide
- Visit Mary’s Nest Amazon Shop
- Visit my Shopping Guide page
Get up to 15% off for stocking your Traditional Foods Pantry and equipping your Modern Pioneer Kitchen, including discounts from US Wellness Meats, Mockmill Grain Mill, Masontops, Cultures for Health, Survival Garden Seeds, Redmond Real Salt, Plan to Eat, and More!
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