MAKING SOUR CREAM IN AN INSTANT POT

Sour cream is really very easy to make. We use an Instant Pot Ultra, Horizon cream and a real sour cream starter culture from Cultures for Health. This creates incredible sour cream, and also saves money. By making it ourselves, we know exactly what is in it, since it’s just high quality cream cultured with a real sour cream starter culture. Even better, this is an eco-friendly swap because Horizon is taking action on climate change to be carbon positive in just 3 years, and an Instant Pot is a great way to use less energy and eat better.

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THE BEST CINNAMON ROLLS EVER

We love cinnamon rolls, and are always searching for ways to improve on them. This recipe is both easy and OMG delicious! These are by far the best cinnamon rolls we have ever had. The secret is using all the best ingredients and letting them rest overnight, which improves the flavor. It also makes them really easy to make.

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COOKING HEIRLOOM BEANS

Cooking heirloom beans from scratch is almost as easy as opening a can. It just takes a little planning ahead. The key is to soak the beans overnight in filtered water with salt added. The salt brines the beans so they hold their shape. The water is filtered because minerals in the water could keep the beans from cooking evenly.

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Making Garlic Olive Oil

We ramp up the flavor on may dishes by adding garlic olive oil. It makes a great substitute for butter and is a healthy alternative. We make it ahead and consider it part of the routine of stocking the pantry. By leaving the garlic in the oil, we also have sauteed garlic, or garlic confit, ready to use.

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