Bone broth is a staple we use as a base for soups, stews, and purees. It is also quite handy to use to simmer vegetables, thin sauces, and in a pan to reheat meats. Of course, you can drink a warm cup of it just like tea or coffee as well!
In our small Ecuadorian village, a cow is butchered on Thursday and Sunday. The animal is prepared and presented in the outdoor, open-air market. Meaty bones, called carne con hueso, reside on the counter next to chuck roasts, ribs, and organ meats. In our area, most of the beef is raised in small, family owned pasture land. You see cows dotting the mountain slopes as you dive through the valleys. Cows mature on grasses and whatever other edible plants are mixed in with the landscape; their life is simple and their meat delicious!
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The local culture here is utilitarian with their animals. There is a value in all parts of the animal and not much goes to waste. “Nose-to-tail eating” is not as foreign as a concept as it has become in places like the United States. Before moving to Ecuador, I had never been directly exposed to high-quality bone broth let alone the bones themselves. By now, I am well accustomed with meaty bones and marrow bones, the essential ingredients for our weekly broth, which are easily found in any meat market.
Incorporating broth into my regular diet was one of the first steps I took many years ago to maximize nutrient density. I’m talking about REAL broth, not the thinned down, MSG laced, watery stock stabilized and preserved with chemical additives that you get from a store. True bone broth is a nourishing elixir, my enjoyment of this traditional food was such a profound discovery that I began making my own brand and selling it locally for a while. My product was based on our Never Ending Pot of Bone Broth.
Making broth and handling bones isn’t a task for everyone and that is why I appreciate the good work going on over in the Kettle and Fire kitchens. Kettle and Fire is a high-quality, bone broth company that makes beef and chicken broth from 100% organic ingredients with NO chemical add-ins, preservatives, or flavoring agents. Our endorsement of their product rests on their integrity, quality standards, and honest appreciation for this heritage food. Kettle and Fire has a budding online presence that extends the availability of bone broth to many who lack local resources, time, or interest in making it themselves. With an order from Kettle and Fire, you know the product you receive will be just as good as one you make on your own stove top.
Related: The Ultimate Guide to Bone Broth
The Kettle and Fire Blog is full of interesting “odd bits” (hahaha..) of information. From an historical overview to the run down on collagen, gelatin, and gut health, these articles are ones I would actually read. Buy their broth and search through the slew of recipes they provide for keto and paleo style diets. There are a number of recipes our Ketogenic Edge Cookbook as well! Stick around us long enough and you will have no lack of inspiration for what to do with your delicious broth!
What to do with Bone Broth
Broth is a nourishing, nutrient dense staple ingredient that can be added to all kinds of recipes. Try the following from our cookbook:
- Tahini and Lemon Vegetable Stir-Fry
- Braised Green Cabbage
- Beef and Wild Mushroom Stroganoff
- Slow Cooked Beef Stew
- Beef Liver in Cream Sauce
- Hearty Ox-Tail Stew
- and MORE!
Our intention with the training manual that is The Ketogenic Edge Cookbook is to teach you all how to efficiently and effectively prepare wholesome, nutrient dense, low-carb foods in your own kitchen. In the beginning text we discuss the importance of souring organic ingredients and humanely raised livestock, free from antibiotics and synthetic hormones. We emphasize the importance of cooking from scratch but know realistically, it isn’t always possible. Here is where Kettle and Fire can help you out in your food prep! Save hours of simmering bones, without sacrificing flavor or nutrient quality.
Save money, time, and energy with a purchase of Kettle and Fire Bone Broth
The Kettle and Fire packaging is minimal, environmentally friendly and biodegradable. They offer free shipping on bulk orders of 6 cartons or more. They also offer subscription services (with a discounted price) for broth lovers that want a steady flow of this golden liquid. There are a few other ways to score discounts on Kettle and Fire broths. They offer a $10 credit when you refer friends as well as a first time purchase discount.
If you have any questions, try out their live chat – the customer service is awesome!
Kettle and Fire bone broth is a hassle-free, nutrient dense product that rises to our high-standards of quality and taste. As you support their company buy purchasing their broth you are voting for quality and integrity with your dollar. Vote for companies that care about their product, their customers, and their environment.