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Delicious Rhubarb Chutney
Rhubarb Chutney Recipe
If you are looking for ways to use your rhubarb crop, we highly suggest that you try this Rhubarb Chutney.
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Lentil and Brown Rice Soup
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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 flavorful, healthy, fermented dish made with vegetables. Here’s a...
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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...
Could Cocoa Be the Sweetheart Spice?
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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...
Freezer Storage Times: 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
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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...
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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...
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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...
How to Make a Gingerbread House
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An heirloom plant is an old variety that predates the hybrids being bred in the 1940s. Most...
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Garden Planning for Beginners: 10 Tips
Contemplating your first vegetable garden? How hard can it be? Just stick a few seeds in the ground...
Gifts from the Kitchen: Infused Vinegar Recipes
Bottles of infused vinegar make excellent gifts from the kitchen! Below is a colorful recipe for...
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...
Christmas Appetizer Recipes
Ho, ho, ho! Here are 12 of our favorite Christmas appetizer recipes. Whether it’s classic deviled...
Natural Decorating for Christmas
Have you decked the halls? Consider your backyard and garden for a ready source of interesting...
Homemade Christmas Food Gift Ideas
Put your hands and handiwork into your gifts. Make holiday food gifts from the kitchen—from buttery...
Gift Jar Ideas for Christmas
Try making your own gift jars this year, because one of the nicest presents you can give is a gift...
Party Recipes for Christmas
When preparing party recipes for Christmas, keep the menu simple. With a little organization and a...
Holiday Drink Recipes
From holiday punch to wassail, we have tasty drink recipes to wet your whistle! Invite your friends...
Christmas Dessert Recipes
Browse our favorite Christmas dessert recipes, including gingerbread, Christmas cake, stollen,...
Christmas Cookie Recipes for Kids
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Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
When planning a nice Christmas gathering, we may not think much about breakfast. And yet when the...
How to Care for Table Linens
After a special holiday feast or dinner, how do you care for your table linens? Here are five...
4 Delicious Holiday Pie Recipes
For many holiday dinners, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas, the pies take center stage. The...
Raspberry Walnut Rugelach Recipe
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The Thanksgiving Meal Is Packed With Vitamins
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How to Use a Meat Thermometer: Internal Cooking Temperature Chart
Take the guesswork out of cooking meat and poultry! Here are tips on using a meat thermometer to...
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