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How to Identify Chicory

July 26, 2019 Tara Dodrill 2

Chicory (Cichorium intybus) is probably the easiest of nearly all wild “weeds” to identify. Only daisies and dandelions might be simpler to safely identify for a novice wildcrafter. Not only are the flowers quite distinctive […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Oven Dry Canning 101

May 9, 2019 Sarah Rodriguez 1

Oven dry canning isn’t actually canning. It is referred to as canning because it is the process of putting food up in mason jars for longevity. Oven canning dry foods is not a new technique, […]

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How to Dehydrate Eggs Step by Step

April 11, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Dehydrating is the most expensive way to preserve eggs, but only because the initial investment of a dehydrator will be anywhere from $65 to $175. We own three dehydrating machines now. We upgraded with each […]

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15 Barbecue Grill Safety Precautions

February 8, 2019 Rebekah White 0

Each year, thousands of unwitting homeowners are injured while using their barbecue grills. And that’s not all – gas and charcoal grills alike are causative factors in home fires and other property damage. While some […]