oxtail soup

Scottish Oxtail Soup

November 11, 2019 Rebekah White 0

This classic oxtail soup recipe, beloved by the Scottish, is easy to make and even easier to enjoy. This is one of those dishes you start in the morning so it will be fall apart […]

canned parsnips

How to Can Parsnips

October 25, 2019 Rebekah White 0

As a little kid, I was not fond of trying new vegetables – a reluctance that I believe many of us share. However, parsnips were never even an item on our dinner table because they […]

canned carrots

How to Can Carrots Step by Step

October 22, 2019 Rebekah White 0

Is there anything better than the sweet taste of fresh carrots? I don’t think so. Except, perhaps, the taste of fresh carrots that you’ve just harvested from your own garden. This year, I harvested over […]

canned spaghetti sauce

How to Can Spaghetti Sauce at Home

September 11, 2019 Rebekah White 0

There is nothing better than homemade spaghetti sauce! Whether you’re keeping an eye on your health – homemade spaghetti sauce has far less sugar and sodium than the storebought varieties – or you simply prefer […]

canned tomatoes

How to Can Tomatoes

September 3, 2019 Rebekah White 0

Nothing says summer quite like sweet, homemade canned tomatoes. Canning tomatoes always makes me feel a little bit bittersweet. On one hand, I love being able to enjoy the delicious bounty of a summer’s hard […]

canned salsa

How to Can Salsa Step by Step

September 2, 2019 Rebekah White 2

I’m pretty sure salsa was invented by someone who had no idea what to do with all the extra tomatoes, peppers, onions, and jalapenos in his garden. Throw a few ingredients in here, a couple […]

Chrysanthemums

Top 20 Edible Flowers to Try Out

July 16, 2019 Rebekah White 3

If you have a backyard flower garden, you may have pondered whether you could use those flowers for purposes other than ornamentation. While garnishing and cooking with flowers saw a drop in popularity in the […]

north american crabapples

Are Crabapples Edible?

June 26, 2019 Rebekah White 0

As a child, you were likely told more than once to avoid eating crabapples. Why? There’s a common misconception that crabapples are toxic. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. While crabapples do have […]

burdock

Is Burdock Edible?

June 18, 2019 Rebekah White 2

If you’re looking to improve your health and enjoy a tasty meal at the same time, look no further than your own backyard. Burdock is a common herb that many people have growing wild on […]

gas grill

How to Use a Gas Grill Safely

May 15, 2019 Rebekah White 1

Gas grills are easy to use, offering many advantages over traditional charcoal cooking. You don’t have to wait for your grill to preheat, and it’s easy to set up and handle a standard gas grill. […]

pigs

How to Estimate the Weight of a Hog

April 21, 2019 Rebekah White 0

If you have ever raised pigs, you likely know how stubborn these charismatic creatures can be. While their personalities are an absolute delight (and major source of entertainment!) a majority of the time, this tenacious […]