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My first time rendering lard

Published on August 18, 2012 By Josh Nekrep

I am 34 years old and until today I have never rendered my own lard. Shocking, I know. I recently acquired a bag of pork fat from my farmer and decided that I would get back to “the old ways” and render my own lard. Given that I no longer cook with seed or vegetable […]

Our visit to Harborside Farms

Published on August 13, 2012 By Josh Nekrep

As many of you know, this year our family started buying meats from a small organic farm near Pilot Mound, Manitoba called Harborside Farms. Today we had the pleasure of going for a tour of the farm and enjoying a good ol’ country barbecue. From the moment we stepped onto the farm Pam and Clinton, […]

Will the Healthiest Flour Please Stand Up? | Elana’s Pantry

Published on August 8, 2012 By Josh Nekrep

Great article. Worth the read… Will the Healthiest Flour Please Stand Up? | Elana’s Pantry.

Olive oil, and garden fresh goodness

Published on August 8, 2012 By Josh Nekrep

About a month ago I shared this article about adulterated olive oil.  That article prompted me to check out the fascinating book Extra Virginity by Tom Mueller. Who’d have thought I could be captivated by a book on olive oil, really?  But it turns out it was a really great story.  In great detail, Tom […]

My Coat of Many Colours: Blogging the Failures

Published on July 14, 2012 By Josh Nekrep

This blog post by one of the friends of LowCarbWinnipeg isn’t really about food, nutrition, or health. However, I share it because I agree with the sentiment. I’m a big fan of sharing both the ups and downs of life if you’re going to blog successfully. I’ve shared a few of my own tribulations from […]