Cool Stuff – Food + Drink
“Wine Wednesday: Pairing Wine with Game Meats”

Editor’s note: Marissa is back for wine Wednesday and this time she has something that will really impress at your next dinner party. There’s nothing quite like serving the fruits of your own hunt, and you definitely want your dish to shine. In order to do just that Marissa is here to teach us all about pairing wine with game meats, and it is for sure one you’re going to […]

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“How to Make Bone Broth”

Editor’s note: You may remember Anjuli from when she shared her major #pioneerskills  and taught us how to make bread out of a beer can. This time she is back to teach us all How to Make Bone Broth. Bone broth is basically pure magic, and very welcomed this time of year. We are so excited to share with all of you just how you can make it at home. How to Make Bone Broth: […]

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“Homemade Sauerkraut to Improve Your Gut Health”

This is a recipe for Homemade Sauerkraut to Improve Your Gut Health, but it is also a story of why I want you to have it. I spent much of 2017 getting my health on track. I was lucky to be raised by parents who believed in Nature’s healing powers, eating foods we grew, and supplementing with vitamins. For that reason I have considered myself a generally healthy person, which […]

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“Venison Braised in Quince Juice”

Last month I wrote to you about my grand quince experiment at Tulipwood. I was determined to conjure up more exciting quince recipes aside from our annual quince jelly. And so I dabbled in Quince Membrillo and Quince Pâte de Fruit. Well I also tried one more thing and it was sublime friends! I made Venison Braised in Quince Juice and I think you should make it immediately. And don’t […]

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“These Healthy Mocktail Alternatives will Make You Not Miss Alcohol”

Happy “National Hangover Day” and New Year! We know many of you, like us, may have been a bit over indulgent this holiday season and are looking to start with a fresh reset in January. Many like to begin the New Year by starting the Whole 30 diet or by simply cutting out alcohol all together with a “Sober January” or maybe you’re simply just wanting to limit your alcohol intake slightly […]

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“Wine Wednesday: Bubbles Without Bucks”

Editor’s note: It’s #WINEWEDNESDAY and this time Marissa is back with an amazing collection of recommendations for all of your New Year’s and holiday celebrations. We all love a good champagne, but did you know there are equally as tasty options to give you the joy of bubbles without the high price tag? Today’s Wine Wednesday is dedicated to: Bubbles Without Bucks. Personally, I think there is never a bad time […]

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“Decorating Cookies with Ann Potter Baking”

In just seven years, Sarah DeClerk she has grown Ann Potter Baking Company from a part-time hobby to a successful business that has partnered with the likes of Disney for Gap, Hanky Panky, Vitamix, Bloomingdales, and Harpers Collins Publishers. Sarah shares her passion and creativity by teaching classes locally and regionally on her craft and loves to speak on the benefits of creativity and living a balanced life. Along with weekly […]

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“Ann Potter Baking’s Legendary Icing Recipe”

When we sat down with Sarah for Ann Potter Baking to decorate cookies, we were lucky enough to convince her to give us her Legendary Icing Recipe, which is the key to all of her beautiful cookies. We won’t beat around the bush here, so without further ado here is Ann Potter Baking’s Legendary Icing Recipe. We could seriously watch her decorate cookies for hours on end. Her cookies are true works of […]

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“Homemade Horseradish”

For a few years now, we’ve been growing horseradish at Tulipwood. The odd thing though is that we haven’t been harvesting it. It just keeps growing and growing, and we keep adding a bit of chicken manure on there which it loves, but we have never really stopped to enjoy the fruits of this particular harvest. That is, until this year! Somehow we stopped to take notice amongst the many […]

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“8 Duck Recipes To Try This Season”

You’ve practiced your calls and prepared for the hunt, now that duck season is upon us it’s time to start enjoying the tasty fruits of your labor. No need to freeze all of your duck this year, the following is a roundup of 8 Duck Recipes To Try This Season that will have you wanting duck for every meal. 1. Pulled Duck with Plum and Sriracha Sauce Spicy and sweet, yes, […]

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