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Enjoy the Comfort Foods of Winter 
     Are you staying warm, Bubbies fans!? From snow in Maui to minus 33 degrees in North Dakota, this polar vertex is no joke. While Spring isn't for another 4 weeks, it gives you the perfect excuse to enjoy warm foods that bring comfort. 
    Thanks to Bubbie, we have a few recipes to share with you. Whether it's snowing outside or just plain freezing, please indulge in these delicious recipes made by Bubbie. Curl up next to the fire, or bury under your favorite blanket and enjoy! 
Recipes to Try!

Winter Stew

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound stew meat, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1-2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced into 1/2 inch
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced 1/4 inch
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 quart beef stock
  • 2 cups Bubbies Naturally Fermented Sauerkraut + 1/2 cup brine
  • 1 small sweet potato, cut into ½-inch chunks
  • 2 small red potatoes, cut into ½-inch chunks
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, quartered
  • 2 cups pearl onions, skins removed. (Place onions in boiling water for 3-5 minutes, then peel off skins)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 sprigs of thyme, stemmed
  • Salt and pepper
 

Directions:

  1.  Prepare meat: salt, pepper, and dust with flour to coat all sides. Put olive oil in a dutch oven over medium heat. Add meat in two batches, and brown on all sides. Set aside in a bowl.
  2. Add more olive oil to the same pan, and sauté onion, carrots, garlic, and celery with a pinch of salt and pepper for 3-5 minutes, stirring often.

  3. Add red wine and deglaze, scraping bits from bottom of the pan, until wine is reduced by half.

  4. Add tomato paste and stir until dissolved, then add beef stock, 1/2 cup sauerkraut brine, potatoes, mushrooms, pearl onions, bay leaves, thyme and the meat - cover and cook over a low simmer for 20-25 minutes. If stew is too thick, add more stock; if it’s too thin, mix 1-2 tablespoons flour with 1/4 cup warm stock until dissolved, add to stew and mix well.

  5. Continue to cook on low for 15 more minutes until vegetables are done and flavors are blended. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

  6. Garnish each bowl with a heaping tablespoon of Bubbies Naturally Fermented Sauerkraut.

Bacon and Sauerkraut Frittata 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bacon (3-4 pieces)
  • 1 small purple onion
  • ½ cup Bubbies Naturally Fermented Spicy Sauerkraut
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 8 eggs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Cook bacon in a skillet on medium high heat for 5-7 minutes until done. Place on paper towel and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, cook garlic, mushrooms and herbs over medium-high heat for 5 minutes.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, crack eggs and whisk well with water or milk. Add bacon, cheese, onion and mushroom mixture to the eggs and combine well.
  5. Pour mixture into oven-safe pie pan or casserole dish. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until center has set.
  6. Serve topped with fresh sauerkraut.
Fan Creations!
Looking for something a little lighter to go with your heavy meal?
Carley (@truenorth.wellness) has created this beautiful salad with
Bubbies Naturally Fermented Sauerkruat. 
INGREDIENTS:
  • Arugula
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Bubbies Naturally Fermented Sauerkraut
  • Avocado
  • Radish
  • Yellow Pepper
  • Seed Mix
  • Seaweed.
  • (Dressing is olive oil, lemon and salt)
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