Real Food

Learn how to find fresh, seasonal and sustainable foods. Plus, healthy real food recipes.

Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe from Vintage Mother Earth News Almanac

By Carole Coates

Cheesy Potato Soup is the perfect winter supper after a hard day of outdoor work. The author found the original recipe in an old copy of the Mother Earth News Almanac.


Spiced Cranberry Orange Pecan Bundt Cake

By Sue Van Slooten

Spiced Cranberry Orange Pecan Bundt Cake has all the flavors of Thanksgiving or Christmas: cinnamon, tart cranberries, nuts, citrus, topped off with the wonderful texture that only sour cream can impart. The sweetness in the cake is played off of the tart cranberries. It’s almost, but not quite, like a pound cake.


Making the Most of Older Animals

In this episode we discuss how to properly process and prepare meat from older animal to create an enjoyable dining experience and a well rounded market.


Make Traditional Italian and American Biscotti

By Wendy Akin

Making perfect biscotti is easy if you know the water tricks. I set a day to make several kinds to stock up. Biscotti keep for months, so bake some up now for lovely Christmas and hostess gifts. I stash them in the freezer so when I give them, they taste fresh from the oven.


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Foodie Foraging In Heritage Neighborhoods

By Christopher James Marshall

Urban foraging is fun and can offset food expenses for the community.


Roasting Sweet Peppers

By Judy DeLorenzo, Biofield Healing

Methods for roasting sweet peppers, ideas for incorporating them into recipes, and how to freeze.


Gathering Rosehips and Making Rosehip Tea

By Maggie Bonham

Did you know that you may have a nutritious and wonderful berry right in your backyard? Rosehips, whether wild or domesticated, have a fair amount of vitamins and tastes great in tea.


Shortcut Candy Cane Cookies

By Kristi Nebel

Dough instructions to save time making these cookies as well as an accompanying video.