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Chicken and Dumplings
Shirley Wollard Woodlock of Texas learned to make chicken and dumplings while watching her mother, Jennie Wollard Nunn. “Hers were made to perfection,” recalls Shirley.
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Warning: It’s Fruitcake Season!
Soon they will be upon us— hundreds of them. Sodden with alcohol, their massive bodies bulging with...
How to Make Fire Cider
Fire cider boosts your health with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. See how to make this...
Grilling Recipes and Tips: Meat, Fish, Vegetables, Dessert
Ready for a cookout? Here are some great grilling tips and recipes. Meat tastes great from the...
Best Apples for Baking: Apple Pie, Applesauce, Cider
Not all apples are ideal for cooking! Below is a chart with some of the best apples for baking—from...
How Long Do Seeds Last?
How long do garden seeds last? How do you tell if your old seeds are still good? Let’s find out!...
Quick Tips on Roasting Meat
Learn how to roast meat the right way so that it is as tender and juicy as possible. These seven...
Stir-Fry Recipe With Bone Broth
Here’s one of my favorite Stir-Fry recipes using bone broth. It’s good for you and good tasting!...
Winter Squash (and Pumpkin): Cold-Weather Comfort
Nothing speaks of fall and winter like the appearance of winter squashes and pumpkins in stores,...
How To Make Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
Making sweet potato pie is a piece of cake, er, pie! Here are simple step-by-step instructions on...
One-Dish Dinner Recipes
One-dish recipes are perfect when you want a solid family dinner but may not have the time for a...
Best St. Patrick's Day Recipes
A selection of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipes—including soda bread, corned beef and cabbage...
How to Decode Food Labels
All natural! High-fiber! Multigrain! Only 2 grams of fat per serving! Contains real fruit! Do you...
Lentil and Brown Rice Soup
This Lentil and Brown Rice Soup recipe is a perfect introduction to cooking hearty, comforting...
How to Make a No-Dig Garden
You dig, you toil, you reap the rewards. But just how necessary is digging? Discover No-Dig...
Garden Designs for Small Spaces
If your garden is smaller than you’d like, there are a number of clever design techniques that you...
6 Proven Strategies to Boost Garden Harvests
We all dream of a garden brimming with delicious abundance, yet the reality often falls short. But...
How to Make Kimchi
Ever heard of kimchi? It’s a very nourishing and traditional fermented dish made with vegetables....
Growing Sprouts vs. Microgreens
Winter is a great time for experimenting. Since I was feeling starved for green, growing goodness...
Love Potions: Do Aphrodisiacs Really Work?
Since the beginning of time, it seems, people have gone above and beyond to try the latest love...
Vegetable Garden Design: Choosing the Right Layout for Your Garden
Learn how to lay out garden beds—and the best way of deciding what to grow where. In this video,...
Could Cocoa Be the Sweetheart Spice?
Where does cocoa come from? What’s the difference between cocoa and chocolate? Is chocolate healthy...
Growing Greens Indoors
With little effort or list, you can grow sprouted seeds and young winter greens indoors—all-year...
Chocolate Berry Torte Recipe for Valentine's Day
I hardly needed a reason to try this Chocolate Berry Torte recipe, but with Valentine’s Day just...
When to Start Seeds
The seeds are rolling in, and if you are as eager to get the garden party started as I am, it is...
Best Slow Cooker Recipes
Forget about fast food—slow food is where it’s at! Using a slow cooker or crock pot allows you to...
Frozen Food Storage Chart: How Long Can You Freeze Foods For?
How long can you freeze food for before it’s no longer safe to eat? See this frozen food storage...
Super Bowl Dip Recipes
Are you ready to break out some delicious Super Bowl dip recipes for the big day? Scoop up classic ...
Easy Vegetables to Plant in Early Spring
The secret to a bountiful early harvest is choosing the right seeds. As you peruse catalogs or seed...
Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes
Around Valentine’s Day, the aromas of chocolate, flowers, and love linger in the air! Whip up a...
10 Easy Vegetables to Grow From Seed
Grow an even tastier vegetable garden this year! Here are some of the easiest vegetables to grow...
5 Ways to Start Seeds Earlier
Warmer days may still be some ways off, but you can start off many vegetables today to enjoy a...
New Plants for the New Year
The new year is here and with it comes a crop of new plants for the garden. It has been too cold to...
Best Homemade Pancake Recipes
Some of the best homemade pancake recipes are also the simplest. One easy buttermilk pancake recipe...
Growing More in the Space You Have
Most gardeners want to grow more in the space they have. A more productive garden gives a bigger...
Christmas Dinner Recipes
Browse our top Christmas dinner recipes, from ham and rib roast to goose and lasagna. We’ve also...
20 Heirloom Vegetables and Fruit
An heirloom plant is an old variety that predates the hybrids being bred in the 1940s. Most...
How to Make a Gingerbread House
Making a gingerbread house may be one of the best ways to spend a snowy, blustery afternoon....
How to Take Care of Your Soil
How do you take care of your soil? In this video, we show you how to determine your soil type and...
How to Fold a Napkin: Easy Napkin Folding Ideas
How do you fold a napkin? Here are a few easy ways to fold napkins, including the classic dinner...
Gifts from the Kitchen: Infused Vinegar Recipes
Bottles of infused vinegar make excellent gifts from the kitchen! Below is a colorful recipe for...
Garden Planning for Beginners: 10 Tips
Contemplating your first vegetable garden? How hard can it be? Just stick a few seeds in the ground...
Soup Recipes: Soups, Stews, and Chowders
There’s nothing better than a warm, hearty bowl of soup on a cold day. These stew, chowder, and...
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