Potato Salad Recipe

This potato salad recipe was my first attempt at potato salad and it was easier than I thought. More importantly though, it was delicious! We will definitely be doing it again. [...]

Halloween and Fall Recipes

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I just wanted to send out a quick email to remind you that (A) We are still around, and (2) We have a lot of great recipes. I thought the recipes below were particularly timely given Halloween is tomorrow and [...]

Guest Post:

Today, we are lucky enough to have a guest post by writer and nature lover Mackenzie Kupfer. Mackenzie has been a lover of all things green since the age of six when she began gardening with her Nana. She is currently an online publisher for the provider of flower gardening supplies, Avant [...]

Broccoli Cornbread Casserole Recipe

Ingredients: 2 Boxes of Jiffy Cornbread Mix (I assume you could use 1 Pound of any type of cornmeal mix, but never tried it) 1 Pound of Chopped Broccoli (you can use frozen, just make sure to thaw and drain any excess water) 1 Large Onion Chopped 1 (16 oz container of) Small Curd Cottage [...]

DIY: Easy Pear Jam Recipe

Ingredients: 4 Cups of Finely Chopped Pears 1/2 Cup of Water 5 Cups of Sugar 2 Tablespoons of Lemon Juice 1/2 Teaspoon of Cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon of Ground Cloves 1 Box of Dried Pectin 1 Tablespoon of Butter

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DIY: Easy Jalapeno Pepper Jelly Recipe

Ingredients: 1 Cup of Jalapeno Peppers 2 Cups of Apple Cider Vinegar 6 Cups of Sugar 2 Pouches 0f Liquid Pectin (3 Ounces Each) *Red or Green Food Coloring (Optional)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DIY: Easy Pearsauce in the Crockpot Recipe

Ingredients: 20 – 30 Pears (or however many fits in your crock pot after coring, peeling and slicing) Cinnamon 1 Cup of Water 1 Cup of Sugar (Optional) Directions:

1) First Peel, Core and Slice the pears (if you have an apple corer/peeler/slicer, it will work on pears too) and place them in your crock [...]

DIY: Easy Homemade Blackberry Jam Recipe

DIY: Easy Homemade Blackberry Jam Recipe Ingredients: 5 Cups of Blackberries 7 Cups of Sugar 1 (1 3/4 ounce) pack of dry Pectin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directions:

1) After carefully measuring out the blackberries, pour [...]

DIY: Cleaning and Storing Garlic

This is the last and long overdue part in a multi-part series on garlic and elephant garlic. After letting your garlic cure for at least 2 weeks, you need to clean it and get it ready to store. The process is the same for elephant garlic as it is for regular garlic.

Cleaning:

For this [...]

Website of the Week: Mother Earth News

The Website of the Week for this week is Mother Earth News. However, Mother Earth News is much more than just a website, they are the longest running magazine focused on sustainable living (running for over 35 years) and also over an excellent free E-Newsletter. I really can not say enough good things about Mother [...]