Here are some important tools that draw on each other for greater confidence in making your kitchen more alive:
Tool #1 – Curiosity
To learn, you need a strong sense of curiosity. It may’ve killed the cat, but it won’t kill you. Curiosity is what drives you to get excited about trying something new, leading to your next tool:
Tool #2 – Positive, Healthy Changes
Fermented, living foods are very healthy. Fermenting foods increases their nutrient profile; so vitamins and amino acid levels are higher and more available to the body. Be inspired to try fermenting because the results will be edibles that are so great for you! Leading you to the last one for today:
Tool #3 – Experimentation
To learn, you need a sense of knowing that every attempt is an experiment. It might not work, but that’s okay; it’s an opportunity to get it right next time! Once you get good at your craft, show it off to your friends and feed your confidence!
Cold and flu season is upon us. Use this ferocious garlic cold killer this fall and winter:
√ One 1L mason jar
√ 3 tsp sea salt or pickling salt
√ 1 cup filtered water
1. Peel all the garlic cloves. If you don’t have a buddy to help, bake in the oven at 300oF for 15 minutes or more until cloves begin to open.
2. Place garlic in the 1L mason jar. Mix in the sea salt and filtered water, more if needed, leaving 1 inch before the top of the jar.
3. Cover with the lid and store at room temperature for 3 days. Then transfer to fridge.
Use this concoction to knock colds down – mix garlic with honey and throw it back. Or use the garlic on any dinner dish that needs any extra kick!