Category Archives: Cooking

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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How to Make Pizza at Home?

Pizza is one of the most popular dishes around the world. It is generally a flat round bread which is oven-baked and covered with tomatoes or a tomato-based sauce and mozzarella cheese. Toppings are also added depending on the region, culture or personal preference. In this article, we will be learning how to make a...
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Cheesy Pasta with Spinach and Tomato

When it’s chilly and gray outside, what better way to warm up than with an eye-popping, warm-you-to-your-core pasta dish. This week’s recipe combines whole-wheat pasta with Parmesan cheese, spinach and cherry tomatoes. It’s comforting and easy to prepare. (more…)...
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Bread with Tomato and Olive Oil

The truth is that I love your newsletters, but every time I see you talking about olive oil you make a mention to Italy but the truth is that you can find olive oil in all the Mediterranean countries from Greece to France, Spain or even Egypt!! Jaén (South of Spain) has the biggest production...
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Get Creative with Apples

Apples aren’t the most popular fruit in America (that honor goes to the humble banana), but they’re a close second. And right now, while this year’s apple crop is abundant at farm stands and supermarkets, is the best time to discover what you can do with them. Read more

Treasured Family Recipes Can Connect Us to Our Past

As I embark on my new journey to learn all about internet marketing I am amazed at what I have found. There are countless websites which share a common theme - preserving family history, stories, memories and recipes. It's exciting to find there are so many others out there who also value the importance of...
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