From scratch original recipes that will fit into any lifestyle always using the freshest ingredients around. 

Real food is grown or harvested from the bountiful planet we live on. Fresh fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, dairy, meats, fish and poultry

are all fair game!




October 20, 2019

Yet another day in the Chronicles of "how many things can Kara put on toast."

I can't help it. It's just where most things end up in this house. I've always...

August 26, 2019

Well we've decided to nip it in the butt before one of us ends up with a disease. We tested and found a super simple and all natural way solution that w...

August 24, 2019

This is my tried and true go-to summer squash recipe. I am not going to bore you with any stories today because I quite honestly, have so much on my to-do l...

August 3, 2019

So the Savory Goat Cheese Spread... addictive. I originally was calling is "Herbed" Goat Cheese Spread but I got laughed at because apparently &qu...

July 5, 2019

How to find chocolate that is actually good for you? Buy chocolate with a high cocoa content, the darker or higher percentage the better. Chocolate is made...

May 27, 2019

Sweetness from raw honey, sting from fresh ginger and a wonderfully smokey flavor from all american bourbon with a garnish of burnt lemon. This is a cocktai...

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Hi, my name is Kara and I am a chef, homemade enthusiast, forager of ingredients, and preserver of old ways. I reside in the Big Apple with my partner Sean and our two pups. This is the city where everything is easily accessible and available right at our finger tips. However, I strive to get us as humans back to our roots. When we had to search out or grow our own food, preserve it to feed our families year round, and if we wanted something we had to use our minds and good ol' two hands to create it ourselves. Sean and I are seeking a happy and healthy lifestyle of self sustainability, eating local and healthy foods free of artificial preservatives or chemicals. We put a lot of thought and time into finding out exactly where our food comes from and how it is produced. The food in our house is always cooked from scratch from the all natural real ingredients that nature intended for us to eat. Most importantly its all easily accessible and nothing short of scrumptious. This is our life, this is

The Concrete Forager.


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