The oils I use in this chest salve have wonderful decongestant and antiviral properties, and also help you smell pretty fabulous when you're feeling sickly and gross.
Strawberry Jam 101
Summer strawberries are magnificent, so be sure to preserve some of them to enjoy next winter!
Edible Garden Basics: How Much Food to Grow Per Person
This is a rough guideline for how many vegetable plants to grow per person, to feed an average family of four.
7 Ways to Score Free Seeds for Your Garden
Vegetable and herb seeds can be expensive, so here are 7 great resources to score FREE seeds for your garden.
FTW Kitchen: Sorrel Soup
Sorrel's lemony flavour is an early springtime delight. This recipe showcases the perennial green in a fresh soup that's perfect for the occasional chilly evening.
Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel
Potatoes are incredibly easy to grow in containers, and can feed you and your family year-round.
Woodstove Hasselback Potatoes
A recent power outage inspired me to bake Hasselback potatoes in my wood stove. Read on to learn how you can do this too!
Regrow These Vegetables in Your Kitchen
It's said that necessity is the mother of invention, but it's also incentive to do some research about which vegetables can be re-grown on a countertop. It's really quite startling to see just how much can be grown from leftover scraps: all you need is water, and a sunny spot to place the plants, and within a week or two you'll have a fresh batch of edibles to enjoy.
Pflaumenkuchen (German Plum Cake)
Growing up, we could rely on the exact same foods being served at Christmastime every single year. Although I could have happily done without the baked red cabbage, I always looked forward to this plum cake.
9 Greens to Grow Indoors This Winter
I've discovered that there are plenty of food plants that can be grown indoors during the cold half of the year, and few require any kind of special equipment.