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!




April 24, 2019

This fancy breakfast toast is all about the perfect bite. You've got creaminess from the yummy base layer of fermented yogurt cheese. Earthy sweetness f...

April 17, 2019

it only takes 1 ingredient, and two days of sitting in the fridge to produce this creamy, crumbly, flavorful cheese. You can compare yogurt cheese to cream...

December 8, 2018

The first time I was exposed to real sustainable living was when the sweetest woman handed me a brown bag full of sweet home grown plums, free of charge.


November 20, 2018

For years, I have been determined to turn even the biggest Brussels sprout haters into Brussels lovers. (ah-hem Sean) When I started adding bacon and balsam...

November 18, 2018

My favorite thing about this recipe is how portable and gift-able it can be. Got a dinner to go to and not sure what to bring? Take ten minutes to whip up t...

November 16, 2018

Fear the potluck no more! I'm talking to all of you friends who don't think they are capable of bringing something show stopping to the Thanksgiving...

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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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