Kvass Slop: Russian Fermentation Gone Wrong

A few weeks ago I stumbled across a recipe for Fermented Fruit Kvass, courtesy of Green Kitchen Stories. The aesthetically-pleasing post quickly became two things: a challenge and waiting game.  The recipe seemed too simple to be true. And immediately, a Russian-enthusiast friend predicted it might indeed be. Kvass (you’re on your own for pronunciation … More Kvass Slop: Russian Fermentation Gone Wrong

Broccoli Fritters

Health-conscious foodies avoid fritters. Cholesterol-packed batter, oil, deep-frying. No thanks. But this recipe calls for minimal oil and a plethora of broccoli. The only fretting health nuts have to worry about is an ever-looming question: Is it rude to eat the last bit? And then, the quintessential philosophical culinary question: To care or not to … More Broccoli Fritters

Banana Bonanza

Refurbished Banana Bread   With no oil, minimal sugar and whole wheat flour, this recipe gives a loaf the equivalent of a healthy face lift. 1 1/2 cup mashed bananas (more or less will just alter the breads’ moistness factor) 2 egg whites (save yolks for decadent desserts such as flourless chocolate cake) 1/4 cup … More Banana Bonanza

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