Canning & Kitchen

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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Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups Taste Great and They’re Healthy, Too!

Tired of having to read labels on fruit roll-ups/fruit leathers at the grocery? Do artificial flavors and colors, high fructose corn syrup, and a high price make you put the …

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Using and Seasoning Cast Iron Pans

By Paul Wheaton & Suzy Bean – Cooking with cast iron has many benefits. There are a few rules to follow however in order for your cookware to last. The first rule of …

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DIY Deli Faves: Best Tabouleh Recipe, Hummus, and More

What do hummus, pimiento cheese, chicken liver pate, and the best tabouleh recipe have in common? They’re all customer favorites at delis across America. They are expensive to buy but …

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Middle Eastern Fish Dishes That I Pine For

By Habeeb Salloum, Canada – I have always enjoyed and cooked fish dishes including several Middle Eastern fish dishes. Even before I knew their health attributes I looked upon fish, one …

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How to Make Vinegar and Other Vinegar Basics

By Rita Heikenfeld and Erin Phillips – Did you know that one of the most common condiments, vinegar, has a history going back to ancient times? Over 10,000 years ago, …

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Create Your Own DIY Cookbook
March 13, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

One day as I was looking through my grandmother’s cookbook, I got the idea to make a DIY cookbook to preserve our family recipes. As members of my family have …

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How to Make Rice Pudding for Family and Friends

Rice pudding. Those two words have a way of evoking pleasant memories of days gone by. I took a bowl of sweet rice pudding to my elderly neighbor. He told …

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How to Make Bread Pudding

When I was a child, mom took leftover bread, milk, sugar, eggs, and flavoring and morphed those ingredients into a simple, comforting bread pudding. The pudding varied depending on what …

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Sheet Pan Roast Chicken Recipes

Whether it’s an oven fried chicken recipe, an old-fashioned chicken pot pie recipe or a Mediterranean style chicken eggplant recipe, roast chicken recipes are becoming staples in our kitchens. Here …

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Summer Green Smoothie Recipes
March 13, 2019 . · Canning & Kitchen

Whether making a green smoothie or adding summer greens to a fruit smoothie, these blended concoctions are healthy and revitalizing. The last year or so of high school through college, a …

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3 Chill-Chasing Soup Recipes and 2 Quick Breads

There’s a nip in the autumn air. Sweaters are retrieved from the back of the closet and a mosaic of rust, yellow, and brown leaves blankets the hillside. Signs that …

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Purslane: Benefits of an Annoying Weed

By Habeeb Salloum, Canada Rather than saving purslane benefits for the salad bowl, most gardeners weed it out for the compost heap. Yet, people have been eating purslane as a vegetable in …

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How to Raise Edible Crickets

My first exposure to edible crickets was innocent enough. We took our son to a local natural history museum for their bug festival, and one of their guest speakers had …

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