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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.
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!
This simple salsa recipe is a good “beginner” recipe for home canning. Canning salsa is one of our favorite ways to preserve the summer tomato bounty.
This watermelon rind relish recipe is a great way to use watermelon rinds for a knock-off old fashioned hamburger relish! A no-waste recipe for good food!
There’s a lot of confusion about eggs and their place at the table. Are eggs dairy? Are eggs meat? And how do eggs fit into the food groups from the…
From gardening to backyard barbecues, these little buzzers can make evenings miserable. Implement some (or all!) of these natural mosquito control tactics.
This tomatillo salsa recipe is a snap to make and a nice change from the usual summertime tomato salsa. Some simple chopping = a salsa verde recipe to nosh!
Even if you don’t have ripe grapes on hand, you can whip up a batch of jelly. This grape jelly recipe can be made even in the winter with this…
When basil is abundant in the garden or at the farmers market, enjoy it in these sweet or savory basil recipes. This flavorful herb shines in many dishes!
Three ingredients, five minutes of mixing, and in a couple days? Homemade gourmet mustard! This spicy mustard recipe – a whole grain mustard – is mind-bogglingly easy and it tastes…
Trying to avoid plastic? Freezing mason jars is a safe & easy method of storing food, making meals ahead of time or preserving produce – if it’s done right.
Growing stevia is a way to produce some of your own natural sweetener. Plus, it’s a pretty addition to your herb garden, calorie free, and easy to grow.
It’s a snap to make sour cream at home! This sour cream substitute takes just minutes to make, but you’ll have to wait several hours to enjoy it on tacos.
Passion fruit jelly is a staple on Hawaii breakfast tables, but it’s easy to make your own! This tropical spread is great on toast or in shortbread cookies.
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…