Growing your own herb garden is seriously satisfying and blissfully simple. Whether you’re using herbs as medicine or adding them to meals to take your dishes to new heights, these seven tips will help you get the most out of your indoor herb garden.
Making this restaurant-style salsa is super-simple and absolutely delicious. And even better, you can enjoy it right away or can it for long-term storage, since it’s safe for canning!
Natural, homemade root stimulant is a super-easy, super-cheap way to provide a great start for your plants.
Homemade potting soil is a breeze to make and will give your plants a great start in life. Oh, and it’s saves money!
Homemade applesauce and homemade apple butter are superbly and blessedly simple to make – and they’ll provide you sunny, sweet cheer through the winter. (We also take a look at why organic apples matter, which is actually important, in this case.)
This time of year, the inevitable question is: what can I do with all the seasonal bounty? This in-depth post shows you everything you need to know (or at least point you in the right direction to find out!)
Everyone can – and should! – grow at least a bit of their food, so why not grow a garden you’ll actually use? Here are 8 very fun, practical garden ideas you can plant on your patio or on an acre.
No matter what size of space you have – a kitchensill, a balcony, or an open field – you CAN grow your own food. And it’s easier than you think!
Certain groceries are EXPENSIVE! So grow them at home and save significantly. These foods can be grown in a container garden or in whatever size garden you have.
It’s January, the very antithesis of August, it seems. In August, there’s so much produce I can’t keep up preserving it all or serving it fresh. Yet, here we are January, craving food that was alive within the last few hours and trying to soak up Vitamin D whenever we can in the limited daylight…
This fig butter is unlike any you’ve known – and it’s easier, tastier, and healthier too! If you love Fig Newtons, you’ll swoon for this simple version.
Rhubarb salsa is the perfect NON-sweet use of this prolific spring fruit. We can’t get enough of it in our house!
‘Tis the season for garlic scapes, and my favorite way to eat them is in pesto — it accompanies pasta, chicken, salmon, potato salad, and burgers beautifully.
Kale has become a trendy superfood, and with good reason. Here are 5+ surprising ways to eat more of this potent, scrumptious leafy green.
Asparagus Leek Bisque is a creamy celebration of spring. Serve it hot or cold for a delicious seasonal soup.
It’s asparagus season, and when your kitchen overflows with asparagus (or you just happen to like pickles), this is a delicious way to preserve your asparagus and enjoy the probiotic health benefits.
Mushrooms bring a hearty, rich flavor to many dishes and preserving them makes them easily available year-round and gives them a very long shelf life.
Many of our modern Christmas celebrations have roots in Victorian England, a time when they relied on seasonal and preserved foods. Here are three recipes from the era that are still popular today!
This family took a family portrait surrounded by the foods they eat in a week, as an exercise in sustainability. They inspire me! Who inspires you?
Are you prepared for the unthinkable (or even just minor emergencies)? Get prepared with The Ultimate Survival Bundle, one of the most practical and exciting collection of materials we’ve ever offered.
Fresh figs are absolutely swoon-worthy. But how to save all that sweet succulence? Here’s a quick tutorial on how to dehydrate fresh figs.
Today monthly columnist Carolyn Henderson shares how her family ate $250 of gourmet food for only $10 – and felt like kings. She shares how you can too.
Pumpkin Pie Pancakes are what happens when pancakes meet pumpkin pie – warm spices, custard-y goodness, and of course, plenty of autumnal pumpkin. These simple cakes are sure to be a new favorite in your home.
By preparing your grains before eating them, they become much more digestible and more nutritious. Find out more about how to sprout, soak, or sour your grains.