This traditional recipe for Potatiskorv, or Swedish potato sausage, is delicious, simple and hearty.
Easy handmade soap recipe using tallow and lard.
It takes a village to build a backyard chicken coop.
New baby chicks for our backyard urban chicken flock.
An herbal, earthy and nutty cocktail bitter with a little extra ginseng zing on the side.
Lean, grass-fed beef is perfect for making jerky.
Fire roasting is the key to incredibly flavorful canned salsa.
Ten easy holiday pantry gifts that you can make at the last minute.
Use your sourdough starter to make this Spelt Sourdough Bun recipe.
Separate the tomato water from tomato pulp to make a delicious broth.
Food preservationist Tammy Kimbler teaches you how to make apple pie fruit leather from urban-foraged apples.
On-going series on my family's efforts to raise urban chickens in our Minneapolis backyard.
A relative of the artichoke, burdock is a common and versatile wild vegetable.
Make homemade tahini paste in your kitchen.
My top 10 links to delicious quick cured meats, fresh cheeses and pickles for your next summer picnic.
Get started making your own charcuterie with this easy Garlic Sausage Recipe. By making your own sausage from scratch, you can use your own quality meat, customize the flavorings and leave out anything artificial.
Preserving meat at home by making pork confit.
Pickled duck eggs pair well with Asian flavors in this easy recipe.
Robert Zwald grew up in the 1900s, farming with his father in Minnesota. This is part one of his stories from the past, as compiled by his daughter, Ruth.
To make liquid hand soap all you need is a bar of soap and a cheese grater. What could be easier?
Spend the weekend preserving fall apples before they're all gone.
Kale and bacon make the perfect savory kale-bacon biscuits recipe for breakfast or dinner.
Starting in North Branch, Minn. and ending in Brantford, Ontario, author Rick Stiles continues his cycling across the country — and the border.
Making your own buttermilk and créme fraîche (French sour cream) is so easy, you'll never buy it again.
A historic ice house on the LeDuc-Simmons Estate and a local ice harvest at Lake Rebecca demonstrate how ice and other perishables were kept cold in the hot summer months during the 19th century.
St. Paul, Minnesota, not only allows front yard gardens and promotes growing vegetables in containers, but encourages residents to beautify the boulevard with plants, including edibles.