Recipes

Making Herb Salts and Garlic Oil: Recipes for Imperfect Harvests
October 7, 2021 · · Growing, Recipes

When insects attack your growing basil or your garlic doesn’t grow to a desired size, don’t worry, you can still make delicious infused garlic oil recipes and salts with your imperfect herbs.

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Preserve Recipes Turn a Bountiful Harvest Into Holiday Gifts

Add to Favorites Want to avoid the traffic, crowded stores, and expensive prices when shopping for holiday gifts? Here’s how. Use these preserve recipes to keep seasonal foods when they’re at …

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It’s Time To Preserve Your Tomatoes

Add to Favorites By Kay Wolfe Tomatoes are one of the easiest and most common plants grown in backyard gardens. Everyone loves fresh tomatoes picked from their own vine, but if …

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DIY Rotel-Style Tomatoes and Fish House Relish

Do you ever end up with so many tomatoes that you start running out of ideas of what to use them for? Worry no more!

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A Guide to Canning Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the easiest and most common plants grown in backyard gardens, and canning tomatoes is a great food preservation method! Everyone loves fresh tomatoes picked from their own vine but if you planted more than one plant, chances are you will drown in them by the end of the season.

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Home Canned Potatoes

Many individuals wonder why one would learn how to can potatoes when they store well in a cold storage space or root cellar. The answer is quite simple, for convenience.

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Elderberry Offers Edible and Medicinal Benefits
August 5, 2021 · · Recipes, Self-Reliance

My first experience with elderberries came when my husband and I moved to the country to build our first home. We purchased land that was pretty much untouched as far as wild edibles went.

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Black Raspberries (Rubus): 2020 Herb of the Year
July 17, 2021 · · Growing, Recipes

The 2020 Herb of the Year is Rubus which not only includes black raspberries, but red raspberries, blackberries, and dewberries, too. I am going to specifically talk about black raspberries and how to grow, harvest, and store them.

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An Old Fashioned Mustard Pickles Recipe

Add to Favorites What do you do with those renegade cucumbers that hide under the vine until suddenly they appear — huge and yellow? You could, of course, relegate them …

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Try My 7 Best Beet Recipes

I have been growing beets in my garden for a couple years now. They are so easy to grow!

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Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

My old-fashioned peanut butter fudge recipe is a perennial favorite during the holidays. My sisters and I make batches of this easy peanut butter fudge to give away.

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$50 Worth of Chicken Recipes from a $15 Bird

Think of these simple chicken recipes the next time you enjoy a tasty roasted chicken dinner, and know that you’re only a few meals away from turning that single bird into $50 worth of food.

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20 Easy Zucchini Recipes For Your Surplus

If you’re new to gardening, you’ve probably researched when to plant squash, how to grow zucchini and which zucchini varieties to choose, only to hear jokes about locking your car doors while at church or you’ll find your vehicle stuffed with produce.

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Summer Green Smoothie Recipes

Whether making a green smoothie or adding summer greens to a fruit smoothie, these blended concoctions are healthy and revitalizing.

The last year or so of high school through college, a close group of friends and I would go rollerblading or bike riding along the river.

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5 Best Rural Rice Recipes

Rice is extremely versatile and a rice recipe can go with just about any cuisine. According to Ricepedia, more than half of the world’s population (or 3.5 billion people) derive 20% of their daily calorie intake from rice — and for good reason.

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