Cool Stuff – Food + Drink

You Brew Kombucha

This summer, we are all about loving ourselves inside and out. Before recently, I would avoid kombucha despite enjoying other fermented foods. It is more of the mystery of what kombucha is that deterred me, but I am here to elucidate that. This beverage is refreshing, bubbly, and the fact that it is good for your health makes it all the better. Best of all, you can brew kombucha too. […]

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The Whole Animal: Butchering and Preserving Meat

Learning how to butcher your own chicken or other whole animal is a great way to cook with economy and save money in the process. The price per pound is also less when you buy animals whole, and butchering can be done quickly once you learn it. In this YouTube episode of Modern Pioneering, I show you how to make the most of what we have and live economically by […]

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Green Power Smoothies

It really is a struggle trying to keep up on school work, have a social life, and eat healthily. Recently, one of my best friends in college introduced me to her original recipe of green power smoothies. I was stunned–it was so good. In fact, it’s also healthy and super easy to make, not to mention we had a lot of fun together. I wanted to share this recipe with […]

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Three Basic Medicinal Tea Blends

In this video I’m going to show you how to brew three of my favorite medicinal teas. Chamomile, Eucalyptus and Rose petal. Remember if you like these videos to please be sure to subscribe to my channel. Do you ever make your own tea blends from nature? Let me know in the video comments on YouTube. You can also tag me on Instagram at @georgiapellegrini, and be sure to follow […]

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Wild Game Cooking FAQ

Every Saturday I’ve been doing a LIVE show on my YouTube channel where you can interact with me and recently I did one on Wild Game FAQ. I hope you’ll subscribe and share it with your friends, it’s free and I love hearing from you and interacting with you about the things we care about. In this recent episode, I decided to answer some of the reader questions I’ve received […]

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Baked Eggs with Axis Venison and Tahini Sauce

On my recent Adventure Getaway, not only did I bring back a lot of wild boar meat, but I was also gifted several packages of Axis venison. And ever since my trip to Israel I have been inspired to do more Israeli cooking because the cuisine there blew me away. So I used that wonderful combination of facts to make these Baked Eggs with Axis Venison and Tahini Sauce, which […]

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Honey Orange Wild Boar with Fennel Herb Salad

As you know by now, I am a big believer in getting my meat from a whole animal because you get more for your money when you break it down yourself. For example, my latest video on How to Quarter a Chicken shows you how to do just that. And on my recent Adventure Getaway I spent a lot of time butchering wild boar with the ladies who attended. We […]

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Sika Stew with Spring Vegetables

On my recent Adventure Getaway, I was gifted a whole bunch of wild meat, not to mention that we harvested some lovely wild hogs. So I have been cooking up a storm, and one delicious recipe I made here recently was Sika Stew with Spring Vegetables. Of course you could use any kind of venison, or even beef, elk, bison or your other favorite stew meat, but I noticed that […]

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How to Make Pesto Without a Food Processor

Isabel is back today with a delightful and traditional way to make pesto just like an Italian grandmother! Don’t know about you but it has me dreaming up my herb garden. – Georgia I love pesto. In the summertime, you’ll find multiple basil plants growing on my porch and cuttings on the window sill. However, recently I ran into a problem; I had a ton of fresh basil but no food […]

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