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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.
Savor summertime flavor with these black cherry preserves. Stock your pantry during cherry season and you’ll enjoy them all winter long.
Toasted walnuts are more flavorful and crunchier than raw nuts. Here’s how to ramp up walnuts on the stove top or with an oven. Easy, peasy!
Seed saving is something gardeners have been doing forever. It’s a great way to maintain a continuous supply of heirloom or open-pollinated seeds. Instead of depending on the nursery or…
This homemade dish soap bar will change the way you wash dishes! It’s a more eco-friendly option than bringing home disposable plastic bottles of soap.
This homemade raspberry jam has a lower sugar content than some recipes. The addition of fresh apricots gives the finished product a fresh, sunny flavor.
Nigerian Dwarf goats are a great choice for any size homestead, who are short on space. Nigerian goats are the perfect small scale dairy animal.
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.
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…