Canning & Kitchen

Eliminating Weevils in Flour and Rice
March 14, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

Their little legs wriggled on my spoon. How harmful could they be? Casting my eyes to each side, I watched for approaching family members as I dropped the little bugs …

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My Experiments With Milking Plants

By Daniel Strauss This cartoon was my first exposure as a child to the concept of non-dairy milk alternatives: After all the milk wells on the planet of Felina had gone dry, Overcat came …

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Wild Coffee Alternatives

By Christopher Nyerges You’ve heard all the pros and cons regarding regular coffee. Some are good, some are not good. Even if you’re a regular coffee drinker, there are times when …

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Pavlova Dessert: Easy and Elegant

Pavlova. Does the name intrigue you? Well, you’re not alone. I first encountered a recipe for Pavlova years ago in cooking school. I was intrigued and impressed not only with …

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Springtime Rhubarb Pie
March 13, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

by Becky Pederson – The first fresh pie filling available in my part of Wisconsin is rhubarb. It’s ready to pull at 8 to 10 inches tall. To begin, we …

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No-Peek Beef Stew for a Winter Warm Up

Is there anything better to chase away the bone-chilling cold of winter than old-fashioned beef stew? Well, yes. How about “no-peek” old-fashioned beef stew? Beat the winter blahs with a …

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The Secrets to Barbecue Joint-Quality Ribs

My first bite of spicy, saucy barbecue ribs in a local ribs restaurant put me on a quest to perfect this ultimate finger food. The best barbecue ribs have intense …

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Making Chai Tea 101

It’s that time of year when our kitchens are fragrant with warming spices. Common spices, like cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg make their appearance in many holiday dishes and drinks. …

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Make-Ahead Gifts from the Kitchen

The holidays will soon be upon us, and that means finding the perfect gift for everyone on the list. I’ve got the answer for those hard-to-buy-for folks. Give them a …

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Adding a CAP to Your Farming Plan

By Heather Smith Thomas, Idaho Most people who raise cattle cannot increase their land base, so in order to increase production, they need to use the land more effectively and improve …

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How to Can Game

By Tammy Trayer, Idaho Every year, our family gets excited for the annual harvest of meat. Typically, we are hunting elk or whitetail deer, but three years ago, we were …

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Hannah’s Farmhouse Chocolate Pecan Banana Bread

by Hannah McClure– Around our home, fruit is one must-have grocery item year round. From mandarins and apples to berries and bananas, my little ones and I love the healthy …

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Farm to Fork Guide Flip Book

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Limoncello Recipe: Make Ahead for Holiday Giving

The holidays will soon be upon us, and that means finding the perfect gift for everyone on the list. I’ve got the answer for those hard-to-buy-for folks. Give them a …

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Best Baking Apples For Pie, Kuchen, and Dumplings

When my kids were little, I wore out the phrase “A is for apples.” It started when we planted an orchard of apple trees across from our pond. Our climate …

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