"Every investigation which is guided by principles of Nature
 fixes its ultimate aim entirely upon gratifying the stomach." 


      The Dutch have a droll expression for sudden unexpected good fortune. They say “you really fell with your nose in the butter”. The saying could also describe the delight of owning this lovely little hand-powered butter churn from Churncraft. Winner of a prestigious Red Dot Award for product design, the sturdy glass […]

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Dandelions were first brought to this country by European colonists who used them to heal maladies of the liver, gall bladder, kidney and stomach. The herb was once known by the rather unsubtle monniker pissabed in reference to its powerful diuretic properties. This is also why it is commonly prescribed as an excellent blood-purifier. Nicholas […]

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Pumpkin Ice Cream

  Cut a small pumpkin into large chunks and remove the strings and seeds. Steam the pumpkin on a steaming rack in a large pot over boiling water until the pulp is soft. This usually takes about a half an hour. Let the pumpkin cool slightly and scrape the pulp from the skin. Blend the […]

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