These little mummies are a modified apple dumpling that uses scraps of pastry dough to simulate bandages, apple slices for the bodies, and little bits of dry cranberry for the spooky, otherworldly eyes!
Tag Archives | October Unprocessed 2012
Somehow they’re even better a few days after you first make them, so don’t gobble your way through the whole batch right off the bat.
Got a recipe with undesirable packaged food? You can probably make it even better yourself. Grab the recipe and ingredients list and get to work!
Some people collect plastic containers. I collect empty jars. Why put them in the recycling bin when they’re sure to be useful?
It is unbelievably easy to make your own peanut butter at home – even the smooth stuff!
Today I want to mention a handful of other ingredients, usually used in small quantities, but collectively, they’re in a whole awful lot of the foods most people eat. Many of these are used in extremely small amounts in any given product, but over time I believe those small quantities can really add up.
In theory, at least, chocolate is one of those unprocessed foods that easily passes the test. If you knew what you were doing, you could grow cacao, harvest and ferment the beans, dry them, roast them, crack them into nibs, grind them into liquor, conch the liquor (mixing it for several hours), temper it, and then add some sugar and form it into a fabulous home-made chocolate bar. You know, in all your spare time.
Is your sugar unprocessed? There are a lot of different types of sugars out there, so here’s some more information to help you figure out where you want to draw some lines for yourself.