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How to Can Safely
August is high season for fresh fruits and vegetables! Gardens, farmers’ markets, and farm stands overflow with produce, sometimes far in excess of what families in the local...
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Vermont Butternut Squash Soup for a Snowy Winter Hike
My alarm buzzed 6:15 a.m.; I rubbed my eyes and avoided the tempting snooze button … time to start...
The Easiest Garden Ever: Herbs in a Bag
Start an herb garden in less than 10 minutes? Yes, that’s right! While thumbing through The Garden-...
Cranberry Pears Dessert Recipe from Garden-Fresh Cookbook
In this video, learn how to tell when cranberries are ripe and see an all-new recipe, Cranberry...
Stuffed Eggplant Recipe from Garden-Fresh Cookbook
In this video, learn about picking ripe eggplants and see an all-new recipe, Turkey-Stuffed...
Apples and Pork Dinner Recipe from Garden-Fresh Cookbook
In this video, learn about different types of potatoes and see an all-new recipe, Apples and Pork,...
Market-Fresh Produce and the Famous Flying Fish
Hello, Garden-Fresh readers! This week I ventured into Pike Place Market in Seattle in search of...
A Cook, Gardener, and Writer With a Dash of Humor
“When you see the bubbles form in the batter, you flip!” my dad said, and with my face smeared with...
Light and Healthy: Apple and Beet Salad
This colorful apple and beet salad recipe is very easy to make. Use fresh beets if you can find ...
Vegetable Hash: Fresh Flavors Warm Up Any Winter's Night
Every harvest-time, I always seem to have more root vegetables than I know what to do with. This...
Brussels Sprouts Recipes From Garden-Fresh Cookbook
In this video, learn cooking tips for brussels sprouts and see an all-new recipe, Brussels Sprouts...
How to Cook Cranberry and Gorgonzola Tart Recipe
Here’s a super-easy recipe for the holidays—or any time! Recipe: Cranberry-Gorgonzola Tart
How to Make Crab Cakes Recipe
Watch how to make classic crab cakes—full of sweet meat and just enough crumbs to hold it all ...
Apple Recipes (Video)
These three easy apple recipes—a salad, dessert, and chips— are great last-minute dishes if you’re...
How to Cook Asparagus Tart Recipe
Now, we know that you always hear that every recipe is fast, easy, and healthy. However, this...
How to Cook Dumplings Recipe
Don’t you just LOVE Chinese dumplings? Editor Annie Copps recently learned how to make them! And it...
How to Make Zucchini Pizza Recipe
When you’re faced with a glut of zucchini, see how to make Zucchini Pizza! We’re not talking about...
How to Make Grapenut Pudding Recipe
Here’s how to make one of our favorite recipes, Grapenut Pudding. Sweet, light, and easy to make....
Tomato Tarte Tatin Recipe—It’s Dessert!
As much as I love roasted Roma tomatoes, Tomato Tarte Tatin, which appeared in the August issue of...
Freezer Storage: Tips on Freezing Food
Wish to freeze your harvest? Too many leftovers? Any food can be frozen. Here are freezer storage...
How to Make Strawberry Chiffon Pie Recipe
See how to make this refreshing, no-cook Strawberry Chiffon Pie recipe, courtesy of The Old Farmer’...
Dutch Oven Recipes
For all you outdoor chefs, here are nine delicious dutch oven recipes to get you going. These...
Family Reunions: Recipes and Planning Tips
Happy is said to be the family that can eat onions together. –Charles Dudley Warner, author Today,...
Cooking Resources: Cooking Measurement Conversion, Ingredient Substitution, and More
Do you have a recipe that calls for a pottle of milk? How about a pinch of salt? The Old Farmer’s...
How to Make Corned Beef Hash Recipe
What’s better than corned beef and cabbage? Corned beef hash the next day! See how to make this ...
How to Make Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe
NOTE: Please see the recipe for Corned Beef and Cabbage for complete instructions. This video...
How To Make Mom's Meat Loaf Recipe
Learn how to make the best meat loaf in this short cooking video. We love this recipe. The meat...
How to Cook Apple Tarts Recipe
Choose whatever apples you like for this Open-Face Apple-and-Almond Tart. Ginger Golds, Empires, ...
How to Make Potato Bread Recipe
Use up those leftover mashed potatoes and make this wonderfully soft and flavorful bread! Watch the...
How to Make Egg Nests Recipe
On the morning after Thanksgiving, use your leftover stuffing to make these easy (and impressive)...
Potluck Dinner Recipes and Tips
Here are 10 of our favorite potluck dinner recipes. If you’re entertaining, consider the advantages...
How to Make Strawberry Preserves
See how to make strawberry preserves. You can enjoy fruit all year long by preserving the summer ...
Cooking greens can be tricky, but the benefits of eating them are great, including improved health...
Fiber: Best Sources
Major dietary sources of fiber include whole grain cereals, breads, legumes (dried beans), fruits,...
Fat Content and Calories
The following table of Fat Content and Calories is relative to a 3-ounce boneless, cooked portion...
Summertime Meals to Feed a Crowd
Whether you’re having a family reunion or a backyard gathering, it can be tricky to figure out how...
The following is a list wine measure equivalencies. (approximate equivalents) 1 magnum = ⅖ ...
Cooking Measurement Conversions
Here’s a cooking measurement chart to use as a kitchen aid. If you can’t remember how many...
Cooking Indoors: Grilling Conversion
Cooking indoors in the oven or with a broiler is a fine alternative to grilling if the weather isn'...
Tricks for Using Skewers
The following tricks for using skewers will improve your grilling and simplify the kabob-making ...
Common Baking Spices
The following list of commonly-used baking spices each have a unique history of discovery and lore...
Cookies: Freezing and Storing
Cookies freeze well and thaw quickly, and make for delicious snacks when company walks in the...