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Here’s how to use your crawl space as a root cellar for storing carrots long term, how to store them and how long you can expect them to last.
Canning potatoes is a great way to preserve them! Here’s an easy tutorial on how to can potatoes at home.
These “pickled” figs are canned in a sweet brine of sugar, cinnamon and cloves. They’re better than candy. If you have access to fresh figs, you have got to try this recipe!
When you have an abundant harvest and don’t have time to can it all at once, freezing is another great option for preserving potatoes.
Eleven good reasons why you need to start canning NOW. PLUS, a $5 off coupon code for the DVD: At Home Canning For Beginners and Beyond. Don’t let fear hold you back from learning this valuable skill.
A quick, easy, and delicious way to eat squash fresh from the garden. Even for squash-haters like me.
Creating a garden cookbook was my answer to figuring out how to use our fresh garden produce without ever getting bored of eating the same thing.
Freezing, dehydrating, canning- so many ways to preserve cherries! You can also use the seeds for many things… just don’t eat them!
Here’s how to know when it’s the right time to harvest your carrots, how to harvest them properly, and what to do with them to keep them fresh longer. Plus, an experiment in cellaring them in a cool crawl space under the house.
Here’s another GREAT way to use up a bunch of fresh lettuce fast! It’s a new favorite for us.
I know. Doesn’t sound very tasty, does it? You’d be surprised at what a few key ingredients can do though! This soup is a great way to quickly use up an abundance of fresh lettuce, and make it into a hearty meal.
A super easy and delicious way to use a bunch of fresh spinach straight from the garden.
A delicious roasted asparagus recipe using home grown ingredients which are usually in season together.
I was so excited when I finally learned what the umbrella-like leaves that are popping up all over the forest floor are. Especially that they have edible fruits!!
Dandelions are a great introduction to wild foraging, if you’re new to eating “weeds”.
I’ve kept my store-bought ginger root fresh for months with this very simple method- no refrigeration necessary!