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Ready to embrace a more self-reliant lifestyle? Dive in and find the inspiration you need to start growing some of your own food — and cooking it up in your kitchen.
Posts fresh from the garden and hot out of the oven.
Looking for a dessert that’s simple but nice enough for company? Try this peach tart made with a sugar cookie dough crust. (And hey. Maybe make two.)
Also known as a Mexican husk tomato, tomatillos are widely used in Mexican cuisine. Growing tomatillos is easy and the plants are prolific.
This tomato chutney recipe is one of my favorite ways to preserve an abundant tomato crop from the vegetable garden. It’s sweet & tangy & full of flavor.
Natural aphid killer? It’s time for a little aphid control with a two-pronged approach. You need to control the aphids AND the ants.
Looking for a recipe that will let the season’s heirloom tomatoes shine? This heirloom tomato tart recipe bursts with fresh from the garden flavor!
Natural weed killers & other organic weed control methods can be hit or miss. Here’s what works (& what doesn’t) in the home garden.
Chinese rose beetles and the Japanese beetle infestation can wreak havoc in a hurry. Here are two methods of natural control to reduce their population.
With no added sugar, this slow cooker spiced apple butter recipe is a delicious way to preserve the flavors of fall.
A lemongrass plant is easy to grow and pretty, too. Growing lemongrass in your own garden means you’ll have it on hand when recipes call for this herb.
Creme fraiche may sound fancy, but this two-ingredient recipe is perfect for topping tacos or stirring into savory sauces. And it’s a SNAP to make at home.
Planting a front yard full of pretty edibles — annual and perennial vegetables — is a great way to use the most of your space.
This caramelized onion tart with mushrooms is going to knock your socks off. An easy & elegant recipe; serve as an appetizer or alongside a salad for lunch.
Knowing how & when to harvest lettuce helps make the most of garden space. Instead of salad for one meal, this harvest trick lets you enjoy it for weeks.
Did you know you can replicate canned food at home? Or make your own freeze dried snacks from fresh fruit? Check out these food preservation methods & eat well!
Canning season has arrived! Dive in and make some jelly or preserve your favorite fruits.
While home food preservation is not difficult, there are some things to know. Get started with an understanding of the necessary canning equipment. From canning jars and lids to water…
Canning nectarines preserves the flavor of this summertime stone fruit. These canned nectarines feature fresh ginger and blueberries for a flavorful pop of summertime that you’ll appreciate having in your…