Category Archives: Cooking

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Better With Bulghur

Before commercial grinders existed, women spent days threshing, pounding and grinding grains to prepare them for cooking. Today's processed foods have reduced to minutes the time it takes to prepare a whole-grain dish. If you find you're relying on just a few standbys, like rice and pasta, it's time to expand your repertoire. A box...
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Taco Seasoning

Here is an easy to make taco seasoning recipe... why buy it when you can make it yourself.. 2 tsp. chili powder 1-1/2 tsp. paprika 1-1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. onion powder 3/4 tsp. garlic salt 1/2 tsp. salt dash cayenne pepper Combine all above ingredients. Make 3 tablespoons. The Author: PioneerThinking...
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How to Make Pickled Lemons

Pickles are very important part of Indian meals. If it can be made with the right proportion of ingredients it can be kept for months. Pickled Lemons are one of the most popular pickled food in India. It can be made in different methods. Here 3 methods are given to make the mouth watering lemon...
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Mix-and-Match Soup: Budget Meal Planning’s Secret Weapon

Many people I've talked with recently have expressed concern about how to cut the cost of their family's food budget. Stocking up and buying on sale is a great way to do that, but then what to do with a stockpile of canned beans, stewed tomatoes, and frozen hamburger? Read more

It’s Tomato Time

When you see Sweet 100s, Early Girl, Red Currant, Brandywine, Lemon Boy, Sun Gold, Marvel Striped, Green Zebra or Black Prince tomatoes at your local farmers market, you know summer is in full swing. (more…)...
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Creating Wine from Wild Plants

In Stalking the Good Life, the late naturalist Euell Gibbons wrote about wild berries. "Actually," he wrote, "I begin picking berries about the time the last spring snow melts away." He then describes in one chapter a succession of harvests of wild wintergreen berries (teaberries), strawberries, red raspberries, black raspberries, wineberries, dewberries, blackberries, blueberries, huckleberries,...
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