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6 Reasons to Grow Heirloom Seeds in Your Garden for ...

Need to know the difference between heirloom seeds and hybrid seeds? Or why you might want to opt for heirloom seeds in your vegetable garden? There are plenty of reasons to choose heirlooms instead of their hybrid cousins. Your vegetable garden will shine with some of these vintage varieties!



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Savory Muffins with Kale and Chives {Vegan}

These savory muffins are a great accompaniment to soup and salad. Filled with kale and chives (and cheese, if you like!), they're quick to pull together using basic pantry ingredients and fresh garden kale and chives. Savory muffins might become your new favorite quick bread!



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How to Grow Potatoes in Your Home Garden

Growing potatoes in your home garden provides you with a flavorful addition to your harvest, as well as more calories than many crops. Learn the basics of how to grow potatoes, how to harvest potatoes, and how to store potatoes from your garden. Or even a small container garden!



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Make this Spicy Black Bean Dip for Snacking — Or ...

This flavorful black bean dip looks beautiful on a buffet table, plus it's super easy to make. It's inexpensive, too! PLUS, by adapting the recipe a bit, you can transform this black bean dip into an easy and filling black bean salad. Homemade, good food for less and without excess packaging.



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Growing Kale in the Home Garden for Dark, Leafy Greens

Growing kale is easy! Its harvest season can last for an extended time, so you'll reap the benefits of this dark, leafy green for months with just a single planting. Consider growing kale in your garden for fresh use and freeze some for adding to fruit smoothies. The dark green leafy greens are highly nutritious!


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The Best Thin Pizza Crust (And How to Make it ...

Does handmade pizza crust just seem like too much work? Here's our favorite recipe - the best thin crust pizza, IMO - and how to make it FAST. This little hack is the way to have fresh, homemade pizza even on weeknights. Your family will love you for it.


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Growing Roma Tomatoes for Cooking and Home Canning

Roma tomatoes are a meatier, less seedy variety of tomato, perfect for cooking up into thick, rich sauces or for dehydrating. Growing Roma tomatoes in your garden is a great way to stock your pantry with home canned items like marinara sauce, salsa, or pizza sauce.