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Does My Family Have Botulism Symptoms?
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites Though it’s a rare chance you will witness botulism symptoms, recognizing and understanding the toxin’s effects could mean life-saving treatment. A byproduct of the bacteria C. botulinum, …

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How to Make White Wine Vinegar Flavored With Herbs
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites Recently, I was walking through my herb garden with my neighbor and local herb expert, Rita Heikenfeld, when she spied my patch of scallions all a-bloom. She …

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An Easy Pomegranate Jelly Recipe
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites First come the strawberries, then the blueberries and peaches. And apples. Lots of apples. Then, about the time we think we’re done with canning season, pomegranates go …

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Dehydrating, Pickling, and Freezing Egg Whites and Yolks

Add to Favorites Eggs are a healthy source of protein around the world, and there are a variety of ways to preserve extra eggs. Look beyond deviled eggs and egg salad sandwiches. …

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A Tasty Recipe for 3-Bean Salad
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites My bean plants have been growing splendidly this year, which means I have made my Dilly Bean recipe more times than I can count. When I picked …

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6 Uses For Your Watermelon Plant’s Bounty
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites The beginning of the summer is when you read about watermelon planting tips, but this is the time of year when you start to think: What do …

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Kohlrabi: I Grow An Oddball

Add to Favorites By Nancy Pierson Farris, South Carolina Kohlrabi: the oddball among vegetables I grow in spring. The word means turnip-cabbage. Like a turnip, kohlrabi produces an edible bulb. Unlike …

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Fast-Growing Plants For Impatient Gardeners

Add to Favorites By Armani Tavares For those of us who suffer from a chronic condition known as impatience, here are some plants that I can recommend growing. They’re easy, …

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Heirloom Tomatoes Withstand the Test of Time

Add to Favorites By Anita Stone, North Carolina There has been a resurgence of interest in tomatoes in recent years, not the everyday luscious fruit, but heirloom tomatoes, a new …

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A Prescription For Gardening

Add to Favorites By Kay Wolfe While researching the leading health problems of our day— cancer, strokes, heart disease, diabetes, obesity and dementia—they all  have one thing in common: They …

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Quality Seeds Are Everything

Add to Favorites By Kayla Breese With the warmth of spring many people are itching to start planting. The quality of seeds used can make all the difference in how …

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Foods You Should (And Can) Produce Yourself And Why
March 1, 2019 · · Growing

Add to Favorites By Gail Damerow New outbreaks of illnesses and even deaths (an estimated 9,000 annually) due to food poisoning are constantly reported in the news. Most of these outbreaks …

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Choosing Plants For Winter Aquaponics

Add to Favorites By Jeremiah Robinson, Madison, Wisconsin Over the past eight months we’ve been learning how to do aquaponics in greenhouses in cold climates. For the last installment in …

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Boost Profits and Prolong Growing Season with Japanese Vegetables
March 1, 2019 · · Growing

Add to Favorites Whether you are looking to boost profits at a farmers market or extend your growing season, Japanese vegetables are the way to go. Japanese vegetables should be …

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Growing and Cooking Tangy Tomatillos
March 1, 2019 · · Growing

Add to Favorites Tomatillos have a tangy, slightly herbal flavor and are most often used in salsas and sauces. A tomatillo can be eaten raw, making for a great salad …

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