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Organic Foods and Bulk Buying Options

Organic Foods and Bulk Buying Options

  I do not claim to be fully self-sufficient. While I continually strive to improve that, there are just some things that I’ll never be able to produce myself – and I’m not willing to do without. I still depend…

Lilikoi (Passion Fruit) Jelly

Lilikoi (Passion Fruit) Jelly

Otherwise known as passion fruit, liliko‘i is Mother Nature’s answer to a SweeTart. The first sour bite of a liliko‘i will jangle all the way back to your jawbone. Stick with it, though, and you’ll catch the tropical sweet undertones…

Guest Post – Beet Caviar: The Irresistible Purple Salad

Guest Post – Beet Caviar: The Irresistible Purple Salad

I “met” Joan Bailey during the blogathon I did several months ago. We had a discussion (a short one; it was on Twitter!) about beets and she was kind enough to share a guest post here at Attainable Sustainable. Welcome,…

Homemade Grainy Mustard – Yes, Really

Homemade Grainy Mustard – Yes, Really

Mm. Mustard. I love mustard. But those fancy pants Dijon mustards give me a headache. I can get organic Dijon that comes in plastic. Or non-organic Dijon in glass. (Go figure, right?) Then it occurred to me that this is yet…

Homemade Chicken Stock

Homemade Chicken Stock

My mother would no sooner toss out a roasted chicken carcass than she would rob a bank. Consequently, neither would I. But I’m shocked at the number of roast chicken remains I’ve seen go in the trash over the years…

Homemade Spicy Italian Sausage

Homemade Spicy Italian Sausage

Making homemade sausage is really easy to do and the results are so much better than the stuff from the grocery store. It takes me about 15 minutes to make a batch of this sausage. All you need is ground…

Five Ways to use Beet Greens

Five Ways to use Beet Greens

I pulled the first beets out of the garden the other day. I’m not a beet grower and have only just added beets to our dinner repertoire, so this is new to me. I cut off the greens and headed…

Dilly Green Beans

I’ve been harvesting green beans from the garden for a month or so. On one of those days when my harvest didn’t quite match up with my dinner plans, I found myself with more beans than I’d be able to…