Homemade Organic Apple Crisp

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 4 organic apples (I used a mixture of tart and sweet), rinsed, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. organic 100% lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. unchlorinated and unflouridated water
  • 1 tsp. organic ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup organic rolled oats
  • 1 cup organic unbleached white flour
  • 2 Tbsp. organic brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. organic white sugar
  • 3-4 Tbsp. organic pasture butter, softened; OR organic coconut oil (for vegan option)
  • 1 pinch Real Salt

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix the water and lemon juice together in a small bowl, dip the sliced apples into it to stop them from browning, if desired.
  3. Arrange the sliced apples in the bottom of a 6-cup casserole dish; Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, add oats, softened butter or coconut oil, pinch of salt and both sugars; Stir with spoon or use your hands until well blended.
  5. Press the oat mixture on top of the apples in the casserole; Make sure that it’s flattened on the top of the casserole.
  6. Bake for 30-45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
  7. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Vegetarian Flour Tortillas

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups organic unbleached white flour
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. Homemade Baking Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. organic pasture butter
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup warm unchlorinated and unfluoridated water (110°)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, stir together flour, salt and baking powder.
  2. Cut in the butter until mixture resembles cornmeal.
  3. Add 1/2 cup warm water and mix until dough can be gathered into a ball.  (If needed, add more water, 1 Tbsp. at a time.)
  4. Let dough rest 15 minutes, covered with a clean kitchen towel.
  5. Divide dough into 12 portions.
  6. Shape each portion into a ball.
  7. On a lightly floured surface, flatten each ball with a small luncheon plate.
  8. Roll each flattened ball into a 7-inch round.
  9. Trim uneven edges to make round tortillas, if necessary.
  10. Cook in an ungreased skillet over medium-high heat until each tortilla is lightly browned on both sides.
  11. Yields 12 tortillas.
  12. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Basic Yellow Mustard

This recipe has been adapted from Haute Dogs.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 cup organic dry mustard
  • 1/2 cup organic distilled white vinegar
  • 6 Tbsp. unchlorinated and unfluoridated water
  • 2 tsp. organic unbleached white flour
  • 2 tsp. organic ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic cane sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. organic granulated garlic

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Pour all ingredients into a heavy-bottomed stainless-steel saucepan; Mix until well blended.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil, then immediately remove from heat.
  3. Allow mixture to cool, then store in glass Mason jars with tight-fitting lids.
  4. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Old-Fashioned Biscuits

I have adapted the recipe from Granny’s Made From-Scratch Biscuits; Click on the link for a video that shows her technique in making them as the batter will look the same for both styles of biscuits below.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 500° Fahrenheit; You must preheat the oven to 500° Fahrenheit because biscuits will not cook properly if placed in an oven which has not been preheated to the proper temperature first.
  2. Whisk the flour together until blended.
  3. Cut the flour with the lard/butter until it resembles crumbs.
  4. Add just enough milk to form a soft batter.
  5. Place the sticky dough onto a heavily floured surface.
  6. Pull the dough from the very bottom to the very top; Turn slightly and repeat.
  7. Add flour to the top of the dough every few turns; Continue pulling the dough from the bottom to the top until the dough is no longer tacky.
  8. Flatten the dough to 1-1/2″ thickness with your fingers.

To make Grands-styled biscuits:

  1. Grease a stainless-steel baking sheet with additional organic pasture butter.
  2. Dip a biscuit cutter of desired size into flour before cutting dough each time.
  3. Use the scraps to make hand-formed biscuits.
  4. Brush the tops of the biscuits with bacon grease or melted butter.
  5. Bake at 500° Fahrenheit for 10-12 minutes.
  6. Do not cut biscuits, pull apart just like Grands.
  7. Enjoy!

To make hand-squeezed biscuits:

  1. Grease a stainless-steel baking sheet with additional organic pasture butter.
  2. Place the dough in one hand.
  3. Squeeze an amount, proportional to your desired biscuit size, to come through your hand away from the main dough ball; Clinch that hand into a fist, allowing pressure to pinch off the dough, so that gravity will drop it onto the counter.
  4. Pat and roll biscuit to desired shape.
  5. Brush the tops of the biscuits with bacon grease or melted butter.
  6. Bake at 500° Fahrenheit for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Slice halve biscuits before serving.
  8. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Self-Rising Flour

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Place the salt and baking powder into a 1-cup measure.
  2. Fill the measuring cup with flour and flatten it by scraping with a dinner knife.
  3. Repeat as necessary to make desired amount of flour; Making 10 cups at once will save time later and can be stored in the pantry like regular flour.
  4. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Slow Cooker Chunky Taco Dip

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 lb. grass-fed organic ground beef
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Organic Beef Stock
  • 1/4 cup reserved kidney bean liquid
  • 1 cup organic crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups organic frozen corn
  • 2 cups cooked organic kidney beans, drained
  • 2 cups cooked organic black beans, drained
  • 1 cup freshly diced organic tomato  [1 medium]
  • 1 cup diced organic red onion
  • 4 organic garlic cloves, minced
  • 2-3 Tbsp. minced Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapenos; OR Homemade Organic Pickled Serranos
  • 2 Tbsp. Homemade Organic Taco Seasoning, divided
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 4 Tbsp. organic masa harina (corn flour); OR unbleached organic white flour mixed with 4 Tbsp. unchlorinated and unfluoridated water (slurry)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh organic cilantro; OR 1 Tbsp. organic dried cilantro (optional)
  • hot sauce (optional)
  • organic tortilla chips, for serving

Here’s How I do it:

Slow Cooker:

  1. Add all ingredients except the slurry and tortilla chips and cook on low for 5-6 hours; Add the slurry 30 minutes before the cook time ends, and stir until well combined.
  2. Serve from the slow cooker with tortilla chips on the side for dipping.
  3. This recipe yields approximately 11 cups of dip.
  4. Enjoy!

Warmers:

  1. Cook the ground beef and 1 Tbsp. taco seasoning in a large skillet until browned, breaking up any large chunks.
  2. Add the beef stock, bean drippings, crushed tomatoes, corn, kidney beans, black beans, garlic, hot peppers, 1 Tbsp. taco seasoning, and salt; Stir to combine well.
  3. Increase the heat to boiling, then reduce and allow to simmer for 20  minutes; Add the slurry to the skillet and allow to simmer until thickened.
  4. Transfer the dip to your warmer.
  5. Serve from the warmer with tortilla chips on the side for dipping.
  6. This recipe yields approximately 11 cups of dip.
  7. Enjoy!

This would also be delicious as a burrito, taco, taco salad, taco bowl, etc.

Homemade Organic Confetti Casserole Topping

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup organic unbleached white flour
  • 2 tsp. Homemade Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 cup shredded organic cheddar cheese
  • 2 organic pasture eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup grass-fed organic whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped organic green bell pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped organic red bell pepper

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Add the cheese, eggs, milk green pepper, red pepper and mix until well blended.
  3. Use as a topping for casseroles.
  4. Enjoy!