One of the most common errors in home canning is not using a scientifically tested recipe. Canning a family recipe is risky as it can cause spoilage and foodborne illness.
The most common type of pea in American gardens is the shelling pea, also called the “garden pea” or “English pea.” Tender, sweet peas are removed from thin, tough pods before eating.
Snap beans, also called “green beans” or “string beans” (although most modern varieties do not have strings) are harvested when the pods contain immature seeds, and the pods are still succulent.
Alfalfa weevil populations are high this year, creating challenges for producers. Questions have arisen on how to get some value out of the forage by grazing it rather than putting it up for hay.
When faced with unexpected events, such as a health crisis or natural disaster, planning meals and grocery shopping often comes to mind along with questions: What should I plan to make? What groceries do I need?
We all experience a variety of stress in everyday life. One way to reduce unnecessary stress is the plan meals in advance.
Staying healthy includes eating a variety of foods to give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy. Food safety is also part of staying healthy.
Young children love to be in the kitchen with their parents and other adults. Not only do they enjoy spending time with you, but they also love being able to make themselves something to eat.
With changes to the schedules and day-to-day activities of our lives, we may be looking for ways to include the goodness of home-cooked meals for ourselves and our families. One-pot meals can be the answer.