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Food in Antiques at FreshBitesDaily.com

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When we can, we grab a picture of food in a cool old vessel. Some of our readers who are bananas over these pieces (as we apparently are) have wanted an easy way to find this collection of recipes.


Behold. They are here.


Recipes in Antique Vessels or Props
Kids taste scorpion candy

Kids taste scorpion candy

“We can just eat it but not eat the scorpion part. Are you with me?” asks Alastair and the boys set off on their goal wondering if the dead and dried scorpion is going to sting them while they suck on the sucker. The kids also crowd source an answer to the important question: “Does…

Here are three methods to preserve your lemons with salt!

Here are three methods to preserve your lemons with salt!

Since you are even looking at this post, I assume you either love North African food or you have 337 ripe lemons on your tree in the backyard and you’re wondering what in the world to do with them. I offer you three tasty ideas. Preserved lemons sound exotic to those of us in North…

Opening a can of Pillsbury crescent rolls, like a jack-in-the-box?

Opening a can of Pillsbury crescent rolls, like a jack-in-the-box?

Inspired by the popular Facebook meme, the Half Pints opened a tube of Pillsbury crescent rolls for the first time. Do you remember the first time? It had been many years since I’d even been around a can of rolls or biscuits that I have to admit, it was a lot of fun and brought…

Herbs for Hair Loss – Natural Remedies

Herbs for Hair Loss – Natural Remedies

This post was last updated on November 13th, 2017 at 07:17 amAmanda’s note: Here is another wonderful contribution from Ramya Venkateshwaran who writes from her home in India. Ramya describes natural remedies for hair loss. Find her on her website WildTurmeric.net for more ideas on healthy living. ~~~Hair loss is a common problem for both…

Kids taste “ant candy” and even survive

Kids taste “ant candy” and even survive

What would kids do if faced with tasting ant candy? The Half Pints work it out, eating as little ant as possible. Some quotes: “I think I tasted a little bit of ant!” “Can we get this candy without ants?” “Why would people want to eat ant candy?

A gluten-free quinoa pumpkin breakfast cookie

A gluten-free quinoa pumpkin breakfast cookie

Do you ever struggle with breakfast boredom? It hits me every few months to the extent I would rather just skip breakfast all together. Not good! Not good! I’m always on the lookout for inspiration so when a new tasty idea drifts by, it’s like winning in a scavenger hunt. Here is one of those…

Paper flowers bloom before your eyes (a springtime science project)

Paper flowers bloom before your eyes (a springtime science project)

Here’s a fun springy idea for you, especially those of you still waiting for springtime blooms. Just watch these paper flowers bloom! We got this idea from The Happy Scientist (here). His is a great site for finding science projects, well worth the nominal membership fee.

A survival guide for springtime weeding?

A survival guide for springtime weeding?

Hey guys, don’t give up on us! We have content coming! We’ve been enjoying the exquisite weather that came with spring break. A dark cloud hangs over as I type and I hope for more rain but there is no doubt that spring is here. In fact, the very-weedy outside is a testament to that…

Homemade egg paint with two very simple ingredients

Homemade egg paint with two very simple ingredients

On this week-before-Easter (and spring break) we offer you homemade egg paint. This stuff is a lot of fun and actually does make a great paint. This is the paint that people used before they picked it up in plastic tubes at their local craft store. It is simply egg yolk and food coloring. The…

This simple thing can reduce your stress and build immuity at the same time…

This simple thing can reduce your stress and build immuity at the same time…

If you’ve wonder where you should travel on your next holiday, maybe it should involve a forest. There is actually research that suggests a trip to the forest can reduce your stress levels (no big surprise) but also build your immunity. In Japan there is a tradition of Shinrinyoku — a leisurely visit to the…

The best roasted Brussels sprouts you’re about to try

The best roasted Brussels sprouts you’re about to try

Quick, simple and totally scrumptious! If you like Brussels sprouts even a little bit, you owe it to yourself to give this dish a try. Roasting any vegetable intensifies the flavor. Roasting this one puts it in a new league. Serve these sprouts warm or at room temperature. If you manage to have any leftovers,…

A tabouli-like salad for the cooler months (and gluten free as a bonus)

A tabouli-like salad for the cooler months (and gluten free as a bonus)

As fall rolls in and we begin to think of life after tomatoes, I thought I would introduce you to your next wintertime tabouli. 🙂 Deep in the winter we crave a bright, fresh salad and have so little fresh fruits and vegetables to choose from. This salad uses quinoa as a base instead of…

Your go-to party and potluck black bean salad

Your go-to party and potluck black bean salad

This simple black bean salad is great for entertaining and potlucks. It turns heads because of the beautiful colors and the heady fragrance. Black bean salad is a great travel food and addition to the lunch box. Just keep in mind that the flavors are best at room temperature. If you just did not get…

A simple, versatile, and spicy yogurt dressing

A simple, versatile, and spicy yogurt dressing

Be careful! This dressing could become a staple in your refrigerator. It is a bright and creamy mixture with just a bit of heat that plays well with beans, rice, vegetable, meats, fish, and sandwiches. What’s left? You see, it’s very useful! It can also be put together in the blink of an eye. Spicy…

This tea or infusion may knock out your seasonal allergies or may just keep you healthy (with a brewing “pro tip”)

This tea or infusion may knock out your seasonal allergies or may just keep you healthy (with a brewing “pro tip”)

We are lucky to have nettle all around us here in the Sequoia National Forest, for nearly nine months a year at various elevations, giving us a great chance to nourish ourselves for the cost of fresh air, some clipping, and steeping or cooking. We rely on a frozen nettle stash through the year for…

Agua de sandia: Refreshment in a glass

Agua de sandia: Refreshment in a glass

On what hot day last week as we drove through the hot (and getting hotter) central California town of Delano, home to the United Farm Workers of Cesar Chavez fame (and home town of yours truly), we decided to have a whole sampling of “aguas frescas” — Mexican coolers in various flavors. We bought three…

Enjoy the full flavor of cilantro with this cilantro pesto (preserve it this way too)

Enjoy the full flavor of cilantro with this cilantro pesto (preserve it this way too)

When I realized that fresh cilantro could be frozen, keeping most of its earthy flavor intact, I was really stoked. You might want to read the post on that first excursion in saving one of my favorite seasonings, if you haven’t already (freezing cilantro). Freezing cilantro means no need to pay outrageous prices for cilantro…

Double-antioxidant candy ;)

Double-antioxidant candy ;)

This post was last updated on June 21st, 2015 at 02:00 pm We had to do it. The berries in the garden are coming in and, sometimes, that’s just a cause for celebration. You may already know that berries are antioxidant powerhouse fruits. Some smart person also figured out that chocolate is too. Combine them…

This black bean and barley salad was darned near instant with planned leftovers

This black bean and barley salad was darned near instant with planned leftovers

This post was last updated on June 21st, 2015 at 02:02 pm We take a short break this week from the drinks and sweets of the Half Pint Hacks to look at something very important: we all ought to cook extra beans or grains to add to the stash in your freezer for your “planned…

The world’s best homemade lemonade with a secret ingredient, in the big reveal from the “Half Pint Hacks”

The world’s best homemade lemonade with a secret ingredient, in the big reveal from the “Half Pint Hacks”

This post was last updated on March 4th, 2016 at 08:28 am I am reposting this year-old homemade lemonade recipe along with our big summer announcement: The youngest generation of Fresh Bites Daily has decided to represent here on the website this summer in a collection of kitchen and household videos. The first video is…