Apple Cherry Chutney

AppleCherryChutneyThis chutney was a great way to use a pile of the apples from our trees this fall.  Such a terrific solution for a harvest glut!  Clearly, chutneys pair perfectly with all sorts of meaty things.  But this is also terrific with many of the classic veggie holiday side dishes… For example, it’s been amazing served along with stuffing and my new favorite celery root, turnip, potato mash (recipe to come soon). Continue reading

Fermented Horseradish Sauce

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OK, who knew how much fun fresh horseradish root could be??  This fall we got a whole pile of the roots from some friends and were really excited to try fermenting it for a healthy, non-dairy variation on horseradish sauce.  (We also used some in a batch of cultured veggies that is turning out quite delicious…and zippy!)  This is a mish-mosh of recipes and ideas from Nourished Kitchen, and Cultures for Health, and Sandor Katz’s book Wild Fermentation, plus a little shootin’ from the hip.

Since it’s just a week until Thanksgiving, I’m really looking forward to some mashed potatoes spiced up with this sauce!  Of course, for you meaties out there, it would be good a nice holiday roast as well…

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