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Ghee, Traditionally: Spiritual AND Biological Benefits Of Ghee

Ghee, Traditionally: Spiritual AND Biological Benefits Of Ghee

While a significant amount of ghee made and sold in India is made from buffalo milk butter, only ghee made from cow’s butter (must be grassfed!) has religious significance. On a broad level, grassfed ghee is said to encourage fat metabolism and weight loss due to the high levels of Tonalin CLA, supports stable moods and consistent energy levels, and boosts the body’s natural defenses against harmful bacteria. Ghee is also loaded with essential items like butyric acid, an essential component to a healthy digestive tract.

Ghee Benefits: 10 Reasons Ghee Is A Superfood!

Ghee Benefits: 10 Reasons Ghee Is A Superfood!

What are superfoods and is ghee a superfood? Are they for real, or a well fabricated marketing ploy? It can be hard to celebrate fact from fiction these days, but the prevailing wisdom is that there are some foods that are really, really good for the body--and others being labeled as such that are just, well, everyday food. Here are 10 reasons ghee is a superfood. 

 

A Clarification On Ghee & Clarified Butter

A Clarification On Ghee & Clarified Butter

Any cook worth their salt has used clarified butter and maybe ghee. If you haven’t used the latter, time to get with it. Everybody’s doing it, for good reason! Here’s the deal: Clarified butter is an oft-used staple in many restaurant and home kitchens. Indian clarified butter, or ghee, is becoming popular in the same.

The 21 Day Sugar Detox: Not Just About Sugar

The 21 Day Sugar Detox: Not Just About Sugar

Don’t you hate it when your smartphone freezes up, the only fix being to turn the phone off and restart it? Turns out, the human body works much the same way.

In the case of The 21 Day Sugar Detox, the brainchild of author Diane Sanfilippo, it’s the mind, body and soul that get re-booted. It’s not a diet in the traditional sense, no counting calories, it’s about letting go of processed foods and added sugar. 

FOOD CRUSH FRIDAY: Chef Maneet Chauhan

FOOD CRUSH FRIDAY: Chef Maneet Chauhan

Tin Star Foods is scouring the country in search of the top chefs-you-wanna-watch. Each month, we will feature a chosen chef whose story goes beyond cooking. It’s food philosophy with all points of view. First up, Chef Maneet Chauhan: A new take on traditional Indian cuisine in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Price Of Butter Soars, Will Affect Consumers

Price Of Butter Soars, Will Affect Consumers

News to give pause to lovers of butter: The price of butter is soaring across the globe due to rising demand, regulatory pressures, and inclement weather. Expect to see higher prices in the dairy aisle, specifically Butter and Ghee.  

What Color Should My Ghee Be?

What Color Should My Ghee Be?

At it’s simplest, ghee is a clarified butter that originated in India, and is now becoming a staple of both professional and home kitchens. Does the color of ghee reflect the quality of the product? The short answer: Yes!

Working Together: Ghee & Your Body

Working Together: Ghee & Your Body

Tin Star Foods Ghee is a nutrient-rich, saturated animal fat; a useful “carrier” of other nutritional components. Read more ... 

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Chef Doug’s Hungarian Mushroom Soup is positively delicious. Onions and mushrooms are caramelized in ghee. The use of ghee adds a world of depth and flavor to the soup. A heap of paprika is then added in along with the delicate flavor of dill and a variety of other tasty ingredients that combine to make this a guaranteed hit at your dinner table.

Brown Butter Hot Wings

Brown Butter Hot Wings

We’ve put a gourmet twist on everyone’s favorite game day appetizer. Swapping traditional butter for our Brown Butter Ghee adds a new level of depth, so your buffalo sauce isn’t just spicy: it’s nutty and caramelly, too. These wings can be fried or baked depending on your preference.

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

You’ve heard it before, but it’s worth repeating: your favorite takeout dishes prepared at home are so much better than the delivery version, and the same goes for this Chicken Tikka Masala. Fresh spices and ghee give this dish a depth that’s hard to find in a styrofoam container.

Easy Naan

Easy Naan

This Indian flatbread called naan is the perfect accompaniment to traditional Indian dishes like our Chicken Tikka MasalaButter Chicken, or even your favorite stews. A little crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and rich in flavor thanks to plenty of ghee, you’re going to need more than one piece.