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Add the zing of lemons to your favorite drink, salad, side dish, main dish, or dessert! These refreshing recipes will have everyone asking for seconds!
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Enjoy the freshest milk possible
The trend of micro dairies is expanding because of the public's growing demand to know where its food comes from. A micro dairy refers to an operation that milks ten cows or less. The milk, or...
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Jodi Henke
Whether you’re storing food for an emergency or need something ready to eat on a long hike, freeze-dried food is a good option. Freeze-drying removes all the water. When there’s no...
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The process is getting a lot easier
I’ve canned a lot of tomatoes and salsa. I process the jars in a hot water bath using a big pot on the stove. Canning has become a lost art in recent years, but it’s coming back....
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Egg size isn't determined by dimensions
When you go to the grocery store and buy a carton of eggs, do you pay attention to the size? Maybe you open it to find some eggs are bigger than others, even though the carton is labeled as “...
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Enhance your favorite foods on the barbecue
A friend of ours had a party awhile back and made smoked pork. It was the most delicious meat I’ve ever had. Smoking adds flavor, and it can turn some of the worst cuts of meat into a wonderful...
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Use garden fresh strawberries to create these sweet, homemade treats.
Use garden fresh strawberries to create these sweet, homemade treats.
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Strawberry jam, melted milk chocolate and cream cheese create a tasty pastry that all are sure to enjoy. Be sure to check out the make-ahead directions.
Prep: 30 minutes Bake: 16 minutes at 400° F Ingredients: 1 17.3-ounce package frozen puff pastry sheets (2 sheets), thawed according to package directions 1/3 cup mascarpone cheese or cream...
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Making homemade ice cream is easy with this recipe! Simply puree fresh strawberries and combine milk, cream, yolks and sugar for a classic summer treat.
Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups heavy cream 2 cups whole milk 2 cups pureed fresh strawberries 8 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar Directions: 1. In a medium-sized heavy...
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This subtly sweet mint, basil, and pine nut pesto is a sensational partner for grilled juicy fruit. Another time, serve the pesto as a dip for a fresh fruit platter.
Prep: 20 minutes Grill: 3 minutes Ingredients:  2/3 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh basil 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted 1/2 ...

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