In today’s October Unprocessed FAQ, I’m going to try to clear up some confusion surrounding one of our most common ingredients: Flours and grains.
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When people first hear of the October Unprocessed challenge, their first response is likely to be “But what about beer?! Wine?! Coffee?!” So I first tell them not to panic. Then I explain how I apply the Kitchen Test to these and a few other beverages. Some are fairly straightforward, but others have a bit of a gray area, and once again I’ll encourage you to make your own decision about where, exactly, you want to draw the line.
With October Unprocessed just a few weeks away, we need to spend a little time thinking about how to define “unprocessed.” I use The Kitchen Test, and it works well for me. Many people find it works well for them, too. But it may not fit with your definition, and that’s totally okay. In fact, I encourage disagreement and discussion, since that’s the best way for us to learn together.
Here are all the posts from this year’s October Unprocessed challenge. If you missed any — or just saw one go by and wanted to come back to it! — they’re all listed in this handy visual index.
First of all, congratulations. You made it through the month! As we say goodbye to October and the useful framework that Andrew created, here are my two best tips to keep you on track for wholesome eating moving forward.
As I was staring at the pile of persimmons on our kitchen counter this morning, I thought it would be nice to seek out some new & creative persimmon recipes from my friends’ sites, and share them with you. So here ya go: 21 mouth-watering persimmon recipes. Enjoy!
When I ask people what their least favorite part of cooking is, I often get a somewhat sarcastic answer: DOING THE DISHES! There’s really no way around the fact cooking creates dirty dishes — but there’s a really simple way to drastically reduce the number of dishes you dirty while making food, which of course means less time spent washing dishes.
One of the easiest ways to start your day with a bang is downing a tall smoothie packed with nutrition. When you’re in a hurry in the morning, though, it can be daunting trying to get everything ready for your smoothie, so I started making Smoothie Jars to streamline the process.