I started Dairy-Free State in 2013 after being fed up with dairy-free products that didn’t taste good. I wanted to share my thoughts on products I didn’t think were worth the money, and also praise the items I bought again and again. When I find something I like, I become a loyal customer for years. […]
Now that I’m back writing more regular posts, I’ve made it my goal to review more dairy-free products. One of the reasons I started Dairy-Free State is because I didn’t want people to waste their money on products that didn’t taste good, like I had to for years. I also realized I didn’t have any […]
Looking for a place to donate the surplus produce you’ve grown in your garden? If you live in Milwaukee, donate it to Hunger Task Force!
When I was a kid, my mom used to make grilled tofu marinated in barbecue sauce and grilled eggplant for dinners all throughout the summer. If you are fortunate enough to have Labor Day free, you shouldn’t spend that leisure time making a complicated dinner. Make this fast, easy dinner instead. Use the time the tofu is […]
We’re at the tail end of strawberry season, and I just got a haul. My mom and I went out to Barthel Fruit Farm and picked 2 flats of strawberries. I’m not sure how many pounds, but it was enough to freeze a gallon of strawberries, make 8 jars of jam, 8 jars of preserves, […]
Hello, dear readers of Dairy-Free State! After quite a bit of radio (blog?) silence, I am back with more content, more reviews, more recipes, more everything! First up, a review of Blooming Lotus, a relatively new Milwaukee bakery. I hope you missed me because I sure missed regularly posting.
We have been blessed two years in a row with a very abundant garden. With all the veggies we get from it, it’s hard to use them all, even when we give some away to friends.
The strawberry posts continue! We had a lot of strawberries to work with this year, and I was happy to try a few new recipes in the process. We made strawberry sorbet and strawberry banana popsicles with the strawberries we didn’t use for canning (or just plain good eating.
This year, we continued our summer tradition by picking two flats of strawberries. We used most of the strawberries for making jam (see my past post on canning for ideas of your own but saved the rest to make popsicles and sorbet.
(photo credit: Jesse Egan) It is once again canning season, and I’m so happy to see it come around again! This year, our plans include canning strawberries, peaches, cherries, and apples, with the possibility of adding blueberries into the mix. Last summer we got a crate of peaches from Tree-Ripe and made peach jam, among […]