FTW Kitchen: Mujadara (Rice with Lentils and Caramelised Onions)

Mujadara is a quick, easy Sunday supper that uses pantry basics you may already have.

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10 Multi-Purpose Plants for Your Edible Garden

Multi-purpose plants are ideal for a food garden, because nothing goes to waste! Here are 10 varieties for you to explore.

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Sowing Peas on St. Patrick’s Day

Did you know that throughout the United Kingdom and parts of the USA, it's considered lucky to sow peas on St. Patrick's Day? In temperate areas, the ground has thawed enough by March 17th that peas can be planted, and sowing early will ensure a bountiful spring/early summer harvest.

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.

Violet Jelly

FTW Kitchen: Springtime Violet Jelly Recipe

If you're already seeing signs of spring, do a bit of foraging and make one of the loveliest spring preserves imaginable: violet jelly.

Extend Your Growing Season into Winter with Cold Frames

You don't have to stop gardening just because winter is approaching. Learn how to keep growing food with cold frames!

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Bone Broth: A Nutrient-Dense, Healing Elixir

When consumed mindfully, savouring each sip and picturing it healing one's body, bone broth becomes more than just a nourishing drink. It helps one stay in the present moment, which is as good for one's emotional wellbeing as one's physical health.

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How to Save Your Seeds

If you've grown some varieties that you really love, be sure to save a bunch of their seeds, both to grow again next year, and to trade with your friends/family.