The pros, cons, and special considerations of four more alternatives for the lactose-intolerant.
The pros, cons, and special considerations of four alternatives for the lactose-intolerant.
The surprising truth about why honey is pasteurized and what it means for your health.
A great resource for the dedicated home canner, with plenty of other information for those looking for simple but safe ways to preserve the harvest.
Homegrown vegetables are good for you, but they are frequently dirty. Veggie Wash is an all-natural cleaning spray that seems to do a good job getting the produce clean and ready to eat. For things like tomatoes, apples, and peaches, just spray the fruit and rub it clean under running water. For berries and lettuce,Continue reading “Veggie Wash”
As long as you can plan and prepare well before it’s time to eat, you may find that the slow cooker becomes your best kitchen assistant.
Bacon has long been a staple of the American farm family’s diet, and now modern cooking techniques have given it greater versatility than ever before. How to Cook With Bacon: Delicious and Mouthwatering Bacon Recipes by Tony James Miller shares some of these new and interesting ideas in three categories: Appetizers and salads. Main courses.Continue reading “How to Cook With Bacon”
Christmas will be here before you know it! Prepare tasty treats and heartfelt gifts from your own homegrown offerings, and snuggle up on the couch for a little storytelling. Retell the story of Sod Corn Jones. Read Scripture passages about the meaning of Christmas. Make a sweet potato beetle. Encourage your child to start anContinue reading “Get Ready for December 2016”
Hard to believe that November is already just around the corner! Take some time on those chilly fall evenings to learn from nature and pull inspiration from innovative farmers and gardeners. And while you’re sitting at the table with family this Thanksgiving, remember to give thanks for the simple things. Learn lessons from the bison.Continue reading “Get Ready for November 2016”
The reading displayed on the refractometer is actually not a true measurement of the sugar dissolved in the substance being tested.