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 […]

parsnips

How to Grow Parsnips

March 15, 2019 Rebekah White 1

Native to Europe and Asia, parsnips have been a dinnertime staple in North America since the early 1700s. These tasty root vegetables were used in ancient medicine to relieve toothaches and even achy feet! While […]

radishes

How to Grow Radishes Step by Step

February 20, 2019 Rebekah White 3

One of the fastest vegetables to mature in your garden, radishes are arguably also one of the easiest. This pungent-tasting veggie is grown by homesteaders all over the country, and is a great addition to […]