Category Archives: Organics

Salsa: Canning or Fresh

The farmers market deal on tomatoes this week was my excuse to make salsa and get back to preserving. This recipe is good fresh (uncooked) or canned. If you preserve your salsa — or any vegetables — they can sit … Continue reading

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The nourishing and warming aspects of oatmeal

Oatmeal — that breakfast staple of our grandparents — reigns supreme in your breakfast recipe repertoire.  But it can also become one of your family’s favorite mealtime side dishes with just a little imagination. This week the entire US is experiencing … Continue reading

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Earth-Friendly Chef: the Kitchen Compost Crock

Want to lessen your carbon footprint or do something right for the environment?  Try composting! Composting really is just recycling for food!  It can be tricky, but really isn’t hard to do when you have the proper tools and little … Continue reading

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