Want to wow your dinner guests? Put some edible flowers on their plates. Learn how here.
Milling your own flour is a delicious way to add nutrition and flavor to your recipes. Want maximum taste? Mill your own buckwheat for these Blueberry Corn Muffins.
Elderflowers can be found growing on wasteland, even in the heart of the city. Learn how to use the flowers to make a simple syrup for adding to refreshing summer drinks.
Strawberries are a core component of our annual diet, as they’re one of the easiest fruits to grow and preserve. Many guidelines for strawberry preservation call for extraordinary amounts of added sugar, which we’ve found quite unnecessary for the fresh, sweet, high-quality berries we grow. Here are the three main ways we handle our fresh berries.
Blogger Wendy Akin makes the most of cherry season with these recipes and tips.
This is my favorite homemade hot sauce recipe. It includes several variations to make use of ingredients you may have on hand.
There are plenty of methods for preserving meat. Dry curing involves salting and then drying of meats until they are safe to eat and shelf-stable, even at room temperatures. With a little bit of salt, some time, and the right conditions, you, too, can turn your leg of venison into prosciutto or your farmstead's pork belly into pancetta.
Work trade, dumpster diving, volunteering on farms, scrounging, growing — let me break down some of the ways I get good-quality food for a great price.