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12/22/2011
This delicious pasta uses the entire radish, including the nutritious greens.
5/2/2011
If fiddlehead ferns are popping up in your local market or local woods, grab them while you can. Incorporate this fabulous, fleeting spring treat into a fresh, slightly tangy pasta dish for Meatless Monday.
5/12/2011
Try this recipe for biscuits with rhubarb sauce.
3/29/2013
Try this tasty vegetarian (and vegan) alfredo for a healthy weeknight dinner.  
12/22/2011
Roasted radishes are sweeter and less spicy than the radishes you might be used to.
5/13/2011
This spring, try more interesting salads with spicy, crunchy, and colorful greens.
4/15/2012
Winter is over and the colors of spring are here!
5/20/2014
Use the freshest spring veggies to create a cost-effective dish packed with nutrition and flavor. It's seasonal eating at it's best.
4/7/2009
Share your spring seasonal recipes for the month of April.
6/26/2008
You'll love this recipe from William Woys Weaver for garlic scapes sauteed with tomatoes, white wine and sheep's milk cheese.
4/25/2011
If spring is giving you peas, it's best to eat them right away before their sugars degrade. Here's how to whip them up into a wonderful spring soup.
5/5/2009
Share your spring seasonal recipes for the month of May.
3/19/2012
Get the most out of spring's cheap-but-healthy greens with this easy, nutrient-dense smoothie.
3/28/2011
Cam and Michelle enjoy a visit to their neighbour's "sugar shack" during maple syrup season!
5/23/2011
Sauteed spring greens and mushrooms dress up polenta in this nutritious, satisfying main dish.
3/28/2011
Perfect for spring, this pasta dish can be made with the spring herbs that are popping up in your garden or market and a little leftover wine (either red or white will do).
3/24/2011
Some of the nastiest chemicals we bring into our homes are used to clean ovens and drains--and they're not necessary. Learn how to clean your entire kitchen using vinegar, baking soda and a little salt and lemon juice. You'll love the results!
2/21/2012
Need inspiration for vegetarian meals? Turn to these vegetarian recipe websites for creative ideas.
1/15/2013
For super-smooth sorbet, churn this sorrel recipe in an ice cream maker. For a treat just as refreshing but studded with icy crystals, simply stick the mixture in your freezer. Got kids? Freeze this sorbet in freezer pop forms instead.   
12/27/2011
Have a lot of leftover garden goodies? Make baked vegetable chips! They are easy, healthy, satisfying and delicious.
9/11/2013
Learn how to roast nuts, and you’ll improve nearly every recipe that calls for nuts. Luckily, roasting nuts is easy and may boost their antioxidant levels. You can make these with or without oil, salt and honey.
9/11/2013
Learn how to make nut milk, a delicious beverage of its own and a nutritious alternative to cow’s milk that can be turned into nut yogurt, nut cheese and even nut ice cream. Almond milk is the most popular type of nut milk, but any nut will work.
5/9/2012
Eating cicadas, building a porch, and hauling lumber for said porch all in the same week with several images of the action as well as some bee installation pictures.
7/10/2013
This Melon Gazpacho Recipe is a wonderfully refreshing version of the classic chilled soup. Chilled melon soup is a perfect complement to spicy food in the summertime.
5/13/2011
Now’s the time to hit your farmers market or specialty grocery store for duck, goose, pheasant, quail or turkey eggs.
10/15/2012
This is part 1 of my adventures in KAF Land, or King Arthur Flour, Norwich, Vt. If you want to go to baker heaven, this is the place to be. They have everything once could imagine for baking, and then some.
1/15/2013
We refer to this Mediterranean side dish as “local” because you can probably find all of the ingredients close to home. Here, sorrel is a perfect local substitute for the lemon juice usually called for in tabbouleh recipes.   
9/27/2011
Andrea Chesman, author of Recipes from the Root Cellar, shares one of her favorite winter vegetable recipes.
6/4/2013
Spent your fair share of time perusing the crowded nut aisle at Trader Joe’s, but find yourself just a little uninspired? Consider this: Trail mix is simply a combo of fruit and nuts (and sometimes, maybe sweets) — a combination pretty much begging for a little hands-on action. Perhaps it's time to shake up one of these three smart-snacking recipes, all sure to get you right through a mid-day slump.
12/27/2011
Use a colorful radish variety and make great pickles.
12/27/2011
Fix black radishes the Russian way and eat with hearty bread for a peppery treat.
10/30/2012
You’ll quickly memorize this homemade biscuit recipe and turn it into a family favorite.
12/16/2011
Experiment with this daikon radish cake recipe to enjoy a Chinese New Year treat with a twist.
1/15/2013
Easy sorrel purée and slightly more complicated sorrel sauce are both easy to make but quickly brighten simple dishes.   
11/1/2012
Cooking with shallots is easy when you substitute them for onions. Our French Shallot Soup Recipe has a mild, garlicky twist that’s milder than the traditional version of this classic soup.
7/2/2008
Submit your best veggie burger recipes for the Mother Earth News cookbook project, and enter to win a reusable, recyled Mother Earth News grocery tote.
7/1/2011
This simple, chilled Spanish soup featuring fresh summer herbs--basil, cilantro and parsley--in a cool, tangy tomato base is sure to be a hit at your Fourth of July picnic.
3/25/2014
Beekeeping supply arrived, it's light out and I have a fever!
4/21/2011
Cooking vegan sounds complicated, but it's surprisingly simple and cheap! Without perishable ingredients to worry about, you can whip up a cake or banana bread for pennies using kitchen staples. Substitute organic tofu in meat dishes for a low-cost spin, and make the bulk section your best friend for a healthy budget!
4/23/2013
April is National Garden Month! Learn about the benefits of building a garden and tips on how to create one even if you don’t have a big backyard.
3/31/2014
Have you ever tried eating only what you've grown for a day or eating only food sourced withing 10 miles? Cindy Conner and Vicki Robin have. Learn more about the thoughts behind these adventures.
4/8/2009
Spring brings an abundance of arrivals and changes, from returning birds and newborn critters to budding plants and warming breezes. We want to know, what are you most looking forward to this spring?
2/12/2010
It may not be Spring, but spring fever is in the air along with the need to dig in the dirt, plant seeds and eat fresh vegetables.
5/19/2011
These tart and tangy rhubarb pickles are easy to make and require no canning.
6/21/2013
Swiss chard is a delicious and easy vegetable to grow. Here’s a tasty and healthy way to prepare it!
11/5/2013
This delicious brisket recipe is versatile and easy-going: It can be smoked or roasted. Try using a little natural liquid smoke if you’d like to roast it.
6/21/2011
Lemony sorrel is the base for a classic Eastern European soup that's equally good served hot or cold. It's fast, easy and tastes of spring and early summer.
2/15/2011
You don't need vegan recipes to cook vegan. Make delicious vegan dishes out of regular recipes by substituting tofu for meat in chicken-cauliflower salad. In dairy-based recipes, such as wheat berry pudding, use vanilla coconut milk in place of dairy milk. Pair with crusty white bread and avocado-corn salsa for a delicious vegan meal!
3/12/2014
Dragging my feet to get spring started, afraid to fail and making the decision to jump in an succeed or fail already!
5/15/2013
Weather conditions impact spring migration – which migrants will you see this week?
4/14/2014
Since Lulu and Belle had their kids, I'm now waiting on three more does to have their babies. Only, they aren't. So here is how the experts claim you can discover if your goat is going to kid. Only, it's really wishful thinking...
4/15/2014
HOMEGROWN blogger Dyan finally spots signs of spring on her Maine dairy farm, from sunrises to newborn goat kids to eggs of every shade. Lovely!
5/7/2014
How is it May already? Our list of to do's grows daily as our workable days fly by.
4/18/2014
Overcoming my personal fears and welcoming the newest addition to our homestead - honeybees
3/29/2012
We took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather by planting potatoes, peas and beets in the garden outside our office.
6/2/2014
This recipe gives cooks another use for a common pizza dough recipe.
3/22/2012
The mild winter, early sring and continued warm weather are really messing up the normal sequene of bloom and availability of honeybee food. What will happen this summer is anyone's guess. Be Prepared.
5/8/2012
This Grilled Chicken Ciabbatta Sandwich turns ordinary lunch into a gourmet meal.
6/9/2011
Sangria is the perfect summertime libation for a thirsty crowd. Fresh fruits and herbs combine with wine and liqueur for a colorful, festive "punch" that packs a punch.
6/13/2011
  Julia Butterfly Hill understands the need for extreme measures when it comes to environmental activism. In the late 1990s, she spent 738 days living in a redwood tree named Luna, to bring attention to the plight of the world’s ancient forests. Through her vigil, she  negotiated to permanently protect the 1,000 year-old tree and a nearly three- acre buffer zone. She says that our forks are also powerful change agents. “I love food!” Hill told Natural Home & Garden. “I love preparing meals that are both decadently delicious and happily healthy. I’m a joyous vegan, and I celebrate how fabulous this lifestyle is for my body, my world, my planet, and for the animals as well.” Hill eats animal-free food that’s organic, local, in season, and free of added junk—food that she calls “a celebration of life.” Her recipe for delicious vegan lasagna takes about a half hour to prepare and provides plenty of opportunity for interpretation. If you don’t have fresh herbs on hand, substitute 1 teaspoon each of the dried herbs or 2 tablespoons Italian Seasoning.
8/5/2013
A basic, but oh so good, soup recipe that anyone can make.
9/4/2012
Small pumpkins or squash make great individual bowls for serving these easy soups.
9/11/2013
How to make spiced crab apples.
1/10/2014
Olive oil contributes to a tender crumb in this traditional olive oil cake recipe.
12/13/2011
Try these easy and unique homemade gifts--from your kitchen and from nature--for your loved ones this year.
3/20/2012
What we do inside on a blustery day outside.
6/28/2012
Harvesting our potatoes is another family event where everyone gets their feet and hands a little dirty!
8/1/2014
Going camping, hiking, or canoeing this summer? HOMEGROWN Life blogger and Bay Area homesteader Rachel shares a big-batch granola recipe that will feed your entire group—or one hungry teen.
10/3/2008
Treat your skin with one of these easy, inexpensive skincare recipes.
4/17/2012
Try classic huevos rancheros with delicious farm-fresh eggs for a wonderful breakfast or brunch.
4/18/2012
Learn how to make perfect soft-boiled eggs and hard-boiled eggs. Includes cooking times for quail eggs, chicken eggs and duck eggs.
7/17/2012
Anyone who grows zucchini faces the inevitable question: What do I do with all this zucchini? Tom Finerty from Your Garden Show has a nifty answer from his Italian neighbors: fried squash blossoms (Fiori di Zucca).
4/19/2012
Try this unusual version of shirred eggs made with coffee and cream.
2/8/2012
These helpful tips will help you make the most of your artichoke recipes.
4/18/2012
Learn how to make perfect poached eggs. Includes instructions for poaching quail eggs, poaching chicken eggs and poaching duck eggs.
5/9/2012
From our series of chefs' favorite pastured egg recipes: Smoked Mackerel Roulade with Herbed Mayonnaise and Sauce Gribiche.
4/27/2012
From our series of favorite pastured egg recipes from chefs: Hominy Spoon Bread.
5/9/2012
From our series of chefs' favorite egg recipes: Coconut Macaroons.
2/22/2012
Baby Artichoke and Shrimp Tempura is a delicious dish with an Asian twist.
2/22/2012
Grilled artichokes have a robust flavor that’s deliciously tempered by a cool dipping sauce.
7/7/2009
Readers share recipes for easy one-pot, crockpot and casserole meals.
3/17/2011
Instead of corned beef, whip up traditional Irish colcannon--with a healthy twist.
10/21/2008
Take plain old raspberry jam to the next level with the complex flavors of white chocolate and coffee liqueur.
4/29/2013
Spring tasks around the homestead.
3/17/2014
One of the most exciting facets of raising goats is when kids are born on your farm. Knowing how to prepare for the grand event makes for a smoother and more successful kidding process.
3/14/2014
Pre-spring work up for beehives coming out of winter.
3/21/2014
Anticipation of warm weather, bees, flowers, and HONEY!
5/22/2014
Plants abound for Mother's Day, and lupine flowers and spring Brussels sprouts are among the best gifts for mom.
4/14/2014
Other than the four regular seasons there is a fifth season in the mountains called mud season.
4/2/2014
As the first of the spring rains arrive, our river begins to flood.
5/2/2014
Finally some sun, too bad it is during the work week!
4/21/2014
We have a visit from a moose this spring.
4/21/2014
Jennifer Ford of Bees of the Woods Apiary will explain how they perform the first beehive inspections of the year. This will be the first step in what will hopefully be a successful year in the beeyard!
4/30/2014
The unique call of the winter wren arrives at Coosauke to mark the arrival of Spring.
4/23/2014
Turkeys are surprisingly tough to raise, coop are remarkably simple to raise and thanksgiving a given.
5/16/2014
Jump start your tomato harvest two months before everyone else with these simple instructions!
5/1/2014
May is a busy time in the garden for planting. Frost-free weather is the time to get summer veggies in their pots or garden spot.
5/13/2014
If you love salads, lettuce and greens are a great vegetable to grow. They do great in pots or in garden beds. With a few pointers, you can grow salad ingredients for the entire season.
5/7/2014
This post will take a look at how we transplant vegetable seedlings in our certified organic greenhouses, especially tomatoes, peppers and eggplants.
3/15/2011
Just so you don't think it's all fun and games living out here in the country....
3/21/2012
The peaceful tranquility of farm life is often more or less controlled chaos, especially during the busy spring season!
4/9/2012
Tips on how to construct a compost bin and what to include in them.
3/26/2012
Tips on how to protect water quality with phosphate-free cleaning projects during spring cleaning.
3/11/2011
Join a little piece of nature for dinner in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
3/12/2013
I cure my spring fever by planting in a hoop house.
3/23/2011
Learn how to buy, cook and preserve rhubarb.
6/9/2011
  No party is complete without cake, and this delicious Sunshine Cake has been the crowning glory of every Summer Solstice party I’ve ever thrown. Sharon Kebschull Barrett, one of my favorite herbal chefs, developed this recipe for her 1999 book Desserts from an Herb Garden (one of my bibles). Lemony, with a surprising hint of rosemary, this cake just tastes like summer—and the bright yellow color celebrates the sun.
7/11/2011
Fusion Bread Salad makes use of the cherry tomatoes and basil that are prime right now--and you don't have to heat up the kitchen to make this hearty, nutritious main dish.
4/4/2011
This fresh spring soup is rich and creamy without the heaviness of cream.
3/4/2012
A tour of the gardens at Southern Exposure, where we're taking advantage of warm sunny days in February to get our gardens ready for intense planting ahead. But there's still plenty to sow, indoors and out.
3/31/2012
The mild winter has led to an earlier than usual spring growing season and plenty of surprises in the way of plants making it through the winter that normally would never survive the cold season. Here's a peek at what's growing in my spring garden.
2/1/2013
A healthier version of the classic rice risotto, delicious barley risotto is easy to make and can be modified with whatever ingredients you have in your kitchen.
11/18/2008
Vegetarians and vegans can enjoy an excellent meatless Thanksgiving dinner. Check out these great vegetarian and vegan recipes and websites.
7/10/2013
This Melon Sherbet Recipe is the perfect way to end a summer meal.
7/10/2013
Try different combinations of melon and salty cheese in this Melon Salad Recipe: watermelon with blue cheese, cantaloupe with ricotta salata, casaba with feta, or whatever creative concoction you dream up.
6/21/2013
This Melon Smoothie Recipe is a refreshing way to enjoy cantaloupe or other melons for a delicious breakfast.
7/10/2013
This Manhattan Frozen Custard Recipe is an easy-to-make, yet sophisticated, dessert.
7/10/2013
Fragrant and round with a tart lemony bite, this Lemonade Watermelon Sorbet Recipe has the flavor and texture of ripe watermelon.
4/25/2013
This Beginner’s Pepper-Peach Chutney Recipe is sweeter and milder than many chutney recipes.
7/10/2013
This Pear Sorbet Recipe is a refreshing treat sure to tantalize the senses.
10/30/2012
Why confine this fall favorite to the pie plate? Pumpkin’s fragrant flesh lends itself to an assortment of sensational eats, from simple pumpkin pudding to more adventurous pastas and pastries.
5/2/2012
The network of proteins in egg whites lends itself to a miraculous transformation to egg white foam, which you can use to create delicious dishes with light texture and lots of volume.
5/9/2012
This grilled Fingerling Potatoes Recipe is the perfect side dish for your backyard barbecue.
4/18/2012
Homemade chocolate eclairs require a few steps but are delicious and rewarding.
5/9/2012
Grilled Pears is made all the more decadent with Honey-Cinnamon Crème Fraîche.
5/9/2012
This Romesco Sauce Recipe is easy to make and makes a wonderful dipping sauce for grilled vegetables or a hearty spread for sandwiches.
1/24/2011
Over 700 varieties of apples and pears, for $9 each, from Wagon Wheel Orchard, plus the family's crab apple jelly recipe.
8/19/2013
This divine herb has a multitude of properties – it’s a potent skin-cell regenerative, mucolytic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, circulatory stimulant, vulnerary, antioxidant, antifungal, analgesic and deodorizing agent. I use both the essential oil and the infused oil in formulas to relieve sinus and respiratory congestion, muscle tension and soreness, and headaches; to soften and fade scar tissue; to stimulate memory, creativity, confidence and mental energy; and to stimulate circulation to encourage hair growth.
12/18/2013
Food preservationist Tammy Kimbler teaches you how to make apple pie fruit leather from urban-foraged apples.
8/10/2011
Rachel describes how to turn her heirloom corn crop into beautiful blue corn tortillas!
9/24/2011
Check out this natural All-Purpose Cleaner recipe.
8/20/2008
Watch this video tutorial on how to make tofu.
10/9/2014
Update your favorite cinnamon rolls with warm spices, dark rum, and autumn’s favorite harvest—apples.
10/1/2014
Apples in autumn are crisp and glorious. Use your fresh bounty to create this delicious homemade applesauce in a slow cooker.
7/18/2011
Delicious, nutritious quinoa gives nutty goodness to this summer dish that takes advantage of tomatoes, corn and eggplants--summer vegetables at their best.
8/29/2011
Going meatless is a breeze when corn is at its late-summer best and the garden is bursting with squashes. Southwestern calabacitas is a delicious, hearty summer stew that makes the most of this bountiful season.
7/19/2011
This mojito recipe from a surprising source--a Teahouse--is light, refreshing and not too sweet--perfect for a warm summer evening.
6/6/2013
When overloaded with eggs, it seems like there’s no way to use them up fast enough. This is a delicious, unique and easy recipe to clean out your egg cartons!
2/22/2012
Customize this Stuffed Artichokes recipe by using in-season vegetables and herbs.
4/19/2012
This recipe yields a deliciously perfect, buttery, flaky pie crust fit for a wide variety of uses.
11/5/2013
Try these flavoring combinations with your homemade sausage recipes.
7/5/2013
Use these green tomato recipes when garden season leaves you with an abundance of green tomatoes on your vines.
7/11/2011
This creamy peanut sauce is a snap to make (no cooking required), and makes a great dip for raw veggies, lettuce wraps, Thai satays and other Asian snacks.
4/18/2012
This hearty quiche features bacon, blue cheese, leeks and lemon, and you'll love it all.
4/17/2012
Migas is a favorite Mexican brunch dish, and a great way to use farm-fresh eggs.
4/18/2012
Try this delicious take on shirred, or roasted, eggs. You'll love the sweet, tangy flavor of orange juice in your morning eggs.
5/29/2009
An abundance of greens but a shortage of inspiration? Here are some ideas beyond just adding them to salads.
9/30/2011
Apple pie spice and quatres epices are two easy spice blends you can make yourself for fabulously fresh flavor.
4/19/2010
Readers share information and recipes about their favorite eating and cooking greens.
11/30/2011
These nutmeg cupcakes are a delicious dessert or unfrosted muffin.
11/23/2011
 Learn how to make many different kinds of homemade cheese with these articles from the Archive.      
4/17/2012
The secret to perfectly pillowy scrambled eggs is gentle cooking.
10/19/2011
Add a depth of flavor to spinach with rich cream and spicy nutmeg in this substantial side dish that pairs well with roasted meats. Leftovers are wonderful topped with grated cheese and broiled.
11/28/2007
This roasted garlic guacamole is loved even by those who claim to hate garlic, onions and avocados!
9/12/2011
The popular idea that the Chinese have always shunned milk products is quite inaccurate. Try Anne Mendelson's wonderful recipe for Chinese "Fried Milk" to see how wrong we've been.
11/30/2011
Here's a roundup of terrific pressure cooking resources.
8/23/2010
These five great bread recipes from Eating Well Magazine have all the variety and flavor you’re looking for, plus some.
10/12/2011
This recipe for apple stock adds a depth of fall flavor to dishes normally cooked with chicken stock or vegetable stock, such as butternut squash soup.
10/12/2011
You don’t need toast to enjoy this apple butter cocktail made with farm-fresh hard cider.
8/20/2008
When the right bread envelopes sun-ripened tomatoes, one of the most righteous tastes of summer is yours to enjoy.   
11/28/2007
Roasting garlic is incredibly easy. And you can use the soft, mild and nutty cloves in so many different ways.
5/8/2012
When it comes to safe methods for canning foods, this is one instance in which modern advice is better than old-time techniques. Use canning recipes that have been tested and verified safe by food scientists, who have learned a lot about food preservation over the years.
5/2/2013
How to measure tomato seedlings for success before planting into your garden.
5/16/2013
A first look at the newest vegetable crops in the garden before the CSA harvests begin.
2/28/2014
Homestead spring projects include honey bees, Dorking chickens, Ancona ducks, Narragansett turkeys, Dutch Belted calf, Red-Wattle hogs, the incubator, pruning fruit trees,starting seeds, and heirloom plants so we can eat healthful and delicious food all year.
3/18/2014
Starting seeds with children indoors is a project that extends into outdoor planting of the seedlings in spring and harvesting produce in the summer. It allows you to share success and satisfaction with children and makes it more likely they'll eat their vegetables!
5/30/2014
With the fence in (just barely), this rainy Wednesday looks just perfect for planting.
6/2/2014
Chives and mint come to a duel for territory in the herb garden, while the spring sap-sucker marks time.
5/16/2014
Twin Oaks Seed Farm’s focus has been producing seeds on contract for a handful of small seed companies. The author discusses involvement in starting a new cooperative retail seed project, Common Wealth Seed Growers.
5/5/2014
Seed Germination depends on Soil Temperature. Transplants need to survive a late spring frost. Here are some handy charts and a lookup tool that will help your timing for a successful garden.
5/21/2014
April's tips for controlling weeds and fertilizing your garden.
2/24/2014
Overview of the activities of a garden in March. How to prepare the soil for spring. What varieties I am planting this March in our Zone 6 garden.
2/18/2014
What seeds to plant by month in a Zone 6, or Midwest, garden, plus seed-sowing times for spring and summer crops.
2/27/2014
The world of organic seed, delusional hope and insomniac online shopping collide.
4/7/2014
This blog post takes a look at some of the methods we have developed over the last 25 years growing vegetable seedlings in our certified organic greenhouses. This time we take a look at the conditions required for healthy seedling growth.
5/13/2014
Unlike many wild foods that take a long search, dandelions are found in almost every wood and meadow. And while many wild plants require special training to identify and discriminate from similar-looking poisonous plants, dandelions can be readily identified by every schoolchild.
4/11/2014
Violet leaves are one of the best wild edible salad greens. Their pretty, edible flowers are only in season for a few weeks.
3/21/2014
Absolute Bird Control offers a few easy to implement tips for deterring swallows from nesting on, or near, your home.
4/1/2011
Todd Harne shares his "must-have" pieces of equipment to tackle his spring chores around the farm.
3/21/2012
Want lettuce and carrots all year round? Ira Wallace tells us her simple simple method for keeping track of succession plantings.
2/12/2013
HOMEGROWN Life blogger Bryce Oates sings the praises of mixed-species perennial pastures for in-between seasons—even if they don't fully alleviate the need for watching and waiting.
5/26/2011
What a nice surprise it can be to notice new spring babies emerging from where their parent plants grew the year before. Volunteer plants are a wonderful gift!
3/29/2011
It's spring garden planting time! Here are a few things that can be planted while the ground is still cold and there is a nip in the air.
2/26/2012
So, you can't wait for the weather to warm up enough to get out and plant a few seeds in the ground? Well here is a list of gardening ideas and activities to keep you occupied and happy right up until the day that spring arrives!
5/17/2011
Springtime in Urbania can be fraught with temptations at the stores. I have managed to navigate these temptations, sometimes just by 'smelling the clover hay'! Now that the veggies are in, all we have to do is wait for the summer vegetable frittata!
1/23/2011
Getting ready for the new garden season is full of anticipation and ideas!
3/31/2012
Make a shelf or table into a growing space for starting seedlings.
4/2/2012
Tips for limiting your exposure to pollen to help manage allergy symptoms.
3/26/2012
Oh, the pleasure of growing and enjoying food that money can't buy. Fresh baby greens are just coming up. Pick some of those little leaves and enjoy this gourmet salad.
3/23/2011
To ensure we have a full productive garden, each spring I start a habit of carrying a packet of seeds in my pocket every time I head to the garden!
9/12/2012
The menus for the Seven Springs FAIR have been finalized!
9/6/2011
Answer this Mother Earth News trivia question correctly for a chance to win two tickets to the Seven Springs, Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair, September 24-25, 2011.
9/20/2011
Find out if you won free tickets to the Seven Springs, Pa. Fair this weekend, and find out how you can still get a free ticket even if you didn't win!
9/19/2011
Wondering what delicious meals and snacks we’ll be serving up at the Fair? Wonder no more! See what food options will be offered by Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Fair exhibitors.
8/18/2011
Answer this trivia question for a chance to win 2 tickets to the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Sept. 24-25, 2011.
8/30/2011
Answer this Mother Earth News trivia question correctly for a chance to win two tickets to the Seven Springs, Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair.
9/8/2011
Answer this Mother Earth News trivia question correctly for a chance to win 2 tickets to the Seven Springs, Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair, September 24-25, 2011.
8/16/2011
Answer this trivia question for a chance to win two tickets to the Seven Springs, Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair!
9/18/2014
Thinking of attending a Mother Earth News Fair? Here are some tips to help you make the most of the experience.
6/9/2011
Sweet Iced Tea is a delicious Southern tradition, but store-bought concoctions are often full of high fructose corn syrup and other nasties. This recipe incorporates fresh herbs, which add natural sweetness and help knock down the sugar content.
4/25/2013
Bacon-cornmeal topping takes this Fresh Peach Pie Recipe from familiar to outstanding.
7/10/2013
This Peach Sherbet Recipe is reminiscent of biting into a fresh peach, but with a cool, creamy consistency.
7/10/2013
Instead of coffee and cake after dinner, end an evening in style with this Coffee Granita Recipe.
7/10/2013
Make this creamy Peanut Butter Gelato Recipe and customize it with fruit, chocolate or nuts.
7/10/2013
Bright and sweet-scented muddled mint and fresh cream make this Backyard Mint Ice Cream Recipe completely refreshing.
7/10/2013
Try this Lemongrass Semifreddo Recipe and relish an Italian dessert similar to a delicious, rich frozen mousse.
10/30/2012
Beef potpie is a favorite of guests and families alike. This variation is both unusual and delectable.
1/23/2014
Pickled duck eggs pair well with Asian flavors in this easy recipe.
4/25/2011
As a start on my adventure towards the Gluten Free Challenge in May, I've discovered the deliciousness of whole-grain, gluten-free crusts.
10/15/2008
The right recipe can convert people who think they don't like cooked greens, or energize cooks in need of fresh ideas. Here we offer a roundup of recipe ideas for garden-fresh greens from arugula to turnips.
4/17/2012
You can pickle any kind of egg, includin delicate and delicious quail eggs.
7/7/2009
Learn to make mascarpone cheese with this simple recipe.
7/8/2009
Try this refreshing herbal lemonade recipe.
10/7/2008
This great recipe offers a new way to enjoy pumpkin.
5/17/2012
Sweet, juicy and blissfully bite-sized, homegrown strawberries embody everything we love about eating from the summer garden. Get your fresh red beauties performing deliciously in these dishes both sweet and savory.
10/13/2010
If you’ve never cooked or baked with ‘Floriani Red Flint’ grain corn, you’re missing out! Here are some yummy Floriani recipes, including polenta, pizza crust, hush puppies and corn mush, for you to try.
12/2/2013
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and homesteader Rachel, of the Bay Area's Dog Island Farm, shares her method for cooking the very best Thanksgiving turkey ever.
2/11/2014
Create a hot, filling bean soup that's perfect for chasing away a cold winter evening. Loaded with garden produce, it's good for the soul.
5/14/2014
Learn what to do when you spot garlic scapes growing on hardneck garlic types, and discover how to use garlic scapes that you remove from plants.
11/28/2007
Making pickles can be time-consuming, but this method for easy garlic pickles couldn't possibly be any easier. Or tastier!
10/24/2011
It’s fall time and Halloween is just a week away. That means there are pumpkins everywhere. Not only are pumpkins great for carving, but they are also great for eating as well.
3/11/2010
Try this wonderful corn pancake recipe with flavorful ‘Floriani Red Flint’ heirloom grain corn.
4/7/2010
Readers share drink recipes that highlight fresh herbs.
8/10/2011
See this shot of Swiss chard with strong colors that any gardener can appreciate. 
9/12/2011
This is the favorite version of mango lassi served in Indian-American restaurants.
4/19/2012
Lemon Meringue Pie
11/1/2012
Cooking with shallots adds depth to many dishes in your home kitchen. Try this Caramelized Shallots Recipe to put in soup for a delicious alternative to onions.
4/17/2012
Duck eggs are incredibly rich and tasty, and pickling them takes them to a new level of awesomeness.
11/6/2008
Making flavorful homemade peanut butter is cheap and easy.
12/17/2009
Readers share best pie crust recipes.
4/20/2009
Share your fresh butter and buttermilk recipes.
9/12/2011
You'll love Anne Mendelson's recipe for the delicious cold beet soup from Poland known as chlodnik litewski.
5/2/2012
Compiling a list of 100 ways to use eggs is easy. From scotch eggs and huevos rancheros to crème brûlée and hamburger patties, this integral ingredient consistently finds its way into our favorite dishes.
7/19/2011
Try an original 1930s homemade cottage cheese recipe from North Central Kansas along with a modified and new version.
11/6/2008
Looking for a way to get rid of your ranch dressing? Try our Grilled Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza! A new take on an old favorite, this tangy pizza can be made easily at home without the fuss or high cost of delivery.
8/16/2011
This traditional recipe for Potatiskorv, or Swedish potato sausage, is delicious, simple and hearty. 
11/28/2014
Delicious and colorful roasted root vegetables melt in your mouth.
10/31/2008
Roasted pumpkin and squash seeds are a yummy, healthy treat. And it's easier than you think. Here's how to roast squash and pumpkin seeds in just four easy steps.
11/26/2008
Happy Thanksgiving! Want a new vegan dessert to serve at Thanksgiving? Try the Vegan Pumpkin Pecan Pie from the Web site Care2 Inc.
3/21/2011
Rich, creamy Parmesan and Brie Polenta is a Meatless Monday meal fit for a king.
9/12/2011
Chef Gordon Hamersley's Vegetable Tian makes use of tomatoes, squash and eggplant--all in their prime right now.
3/15/2011
Far from being weeds, spring's earliest greens are packed with nutrition and help detox the body.
12/14/2012
Claire finds a recipe for hard lotion and makes molded lotion bars to give as Christmas presents.
6/20/2011
Ann Harvey Yonkers, founder of Washington, D.C.'s FreshFarm Markets co-op, nests eggs in a bed of wilted fresh greens for a delicious meatless summertime brunch or dinner.
3/14/2011
When you celebrate Meatless Monday with hearty, savory Mushroom Bread Pudding, no one will miss the meat.
3/28/2011
It's not difficult to eat locally during the long winter months if you have preserved the previous year's harvest. Even while we wait for spring to arrive, the root cellar may still be providing our dinner.
3/7/2011
Whip up this delicious vegetable-based soup tonight. You'll never miss the chicken.
2/6/2013
Talking about carrying in the red roofing tin the old fashioned way due to a broken golf cart and some very muddy conditions. The refrigerator root cellar continues to prove itself as an experiment that seems to be working so far.
12/18/2012
Change is not only possible, it’s inevitable. Within the next few decades, great change is coming, because the way things are done today literally cannot continue. America's use-it-up-and-move-on way of life is in its endgame.
3/21/2013
Green living is similar to taking yoga. It is a ‘practice’ – the more you get into, the more there is to learn. It really comes down to three simple things. Are you ready, willing and able to start living green?
9/8/2011
Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs and Brooms will present a workshop on bioregional herbalism at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
1/16/2013
Like Thoreau and the Nearings, we feel more alive and participative in the natural world around us on our 5.5 acre homestead and organic farmstead than Lisa and I ever did walking through a corporate cubicle maze in the city.
9/22/2011
Andrea Chesman of Storey Publishing will present three cooking workshops at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/16/2011
Cole Ward of The Gourmet Butcher will present a butchering demonstration at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/12/2011
Harvey Ussery of The Modern Homestead will present three workshops on raising and gardening with chickens at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
10/18/2011
Caleb and Christian seize the opportunity of driving cross country in a 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Prototype from the Flight 93 Memorial to Lawrence, Kansas.
8/11/2011
Frances Moore Lappé of the Small Planet Institute will present a workshop on positive environmentalism at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.
9/7/2011
Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François will present a workshop on baking healthy bread at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/21/2011
Doug Van Haitsma of the Mon Valley Initiative will present a workshop on micro farms at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
12/6/2012
Is there a more heartwarming and majestic sight than gorgeous old-fashioned cows in a peaceful grassy meadow, calves scampering by their sides? Awesome. But have you given much considered thought to exactly how those calves will come to be?
9/2/2011
Chris Lubkemann of Fox Chapel Publishing will present a workshop on whittling at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/19/2011
Veterinarian Anne Hallowell will present a workshop on hiking and packing with llamas at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustianability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
1/23/2013
If I could only pick one season extending structure, it would be a cold frame. Incredibly versatile, a simple cold frame is the key to taking your garden from a two or three-season plot and turning it into a year round vegetable factory.
8/24/2011
Ruth Rogers Clausen of Timber Press will present a workshop on how to cope with deer when gardening at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/22/2011
Faith Starr of Living Green With Faith will present workshops on weeds and wild plants at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/16/2011
Mike Orr of Fox Chapel Publishing will present a workshop on homemade instruments at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/28/2011
Jason Akers, The Self-Sufficient Gardener, taught kids of all ages the basics of gardening on Saturday and Sunday at the Fair.
4/11/2012
I started my poultry quest way too early for New Englanders: January! I marked my calendar in red and drew childish pictures of a chicken on the calendar blocks. I was as impatient as a 6-year-old waiting for Christmas morning.
9/6/2012
My boyfriend and I traveled from Orlando, FL with the expectation that we were going to encounter a life-changing experience. It was well worth it. I felt like a kid in a candy store.
11/9/2012
The thing about self-sufficiency, working with nature, making delicious food: There’s always something new to learn.
7/30/2012
Can a civilization this profoundly removed from the visceral participation in farming and food even survive? Can the assumptions, like cheap energy, cheap grain, and processed food that can be nutritious, really continue into the future?
8/26/2011
Gianaclis Caldwell of Pholia Farm Creamery will present two workshops on cheesemaking at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.
8/23/2011
Robin Bedford of Possum Hollow Farm Soap will present a workshop on soap making at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
4/13/2012
Meet Amelia, Honey, and Tilda — an Ameraucana, Buff Orpington, and Rhode Island Red, respectively. We keep our little flock of three in an Eglu, which has an egg-shaped hen house attached to a wire-enclosed run.
9/6/2011
Jerry DeWitt of the National Center of Appropriate Technology will present a workshop on the culture of sustainability at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/25/2011
Learn how to make soap with Robin Bedford of Possum Hollow Farm Soap.
9/1/2011
Jason Akers, The Self-Sufficient Gardener, will present two workshops on gardening at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/8/2011
Jeannette Beranger of the American Livestock Breeds Association will present two workshops on heritage breed pigs and chickens at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/13/2011
Answer this Mother Earth News trivia question correctly for a chance to win two tickets to the Seven Springs, Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair, September 24-25, 2011.
1/4/2013
Dive in, work with passion, and take all the other important elements of your life with you. Here are four reasons why such blending yields strategic sense.
4/12/2012
A few years ago the ALBC launched its Heritage Chicken promotion; if you’d like to get involved, here’s what you need to know.
8/29/2011
Joe Utasi of Cinci Home Solar will present a workshop on photovoltaic solar panels at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
10/10/2012
I grew up with bobolinks. All my life they have nested on our farm, but the bobolinks are in serious trouble, especially in the Northeast, largely on account of changes in agricultural practices.
9/12/2011
Kenneth Rust of Kasco Marine will present a workshop on practical pond management at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/15/2011
Answer this Mother Earth News trivia question correctly for a chance to win 2 tickets to the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pa., September 24-25, 2011.
8/6/2012
There’s never, ever been a better time to get involved with honey bees and beekeeping.
9/20/2011
Anh Thu Hoang of Joy Bliss Raw will present a workshop on raw food at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/31/2011
Sharon Greenspan of Wild Success will present three workshops on non-dairy cheesemaking and health at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
10/24/2012
‘Pluck A Lotta Chickens: A Live Demonstration’ was in the Timberstone Room, which holds several hundred people. I sat second row, center. Once they started the process, it wasn’t nearly as bizarre as I thought it was going to be.
8/22/2011
Dan Adams of Earthineer will present a workshop on building an electric car at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/19/2011
John Noska will present a workshop on solar passive tipis at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
10/31/2012
Why do we believe that math must be done one workbook page at a time, at the kitchen table? Anyone who’s ever kept chickens can tell you all the math that can be found in the hen house.
8/16/2012
One thing we can all agree on is that is time for things to change. So perhaps we need to look at the world more like prey and less like predators.
8/30/2011
Sherri Brooks Vinton, author of Put 'Em Up, will present two workshops on canning at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/28/2012
A MOTHER EARTH NEWS editor gets a chance to spend her birthday at the fair, surrounded by fun and inspiring people and activities.
8/25/2011
Answer this Mother Earth News trivia question correctly for a chance to win two tickets to the Seven Springs, Pennsylvania Mother Earth News Fair!
9/17/2012
Solar expert Joe Utasi hopes to have his home solar panel installation complete and running, and will have lots of pictures to show and discuss by the time the Seven Springs Fair arrives.
8/23/2011
Answer this trivia question correctly for a chance to win two tickets to the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, September 24-25, 2011.
12/27/2012
I don't know why, but somehow I think of myself as a lazy farmer. Perhaps it's because I know that I'm not a real farmer. Sure, we ate out of the garden all summer and I sold our excess produce at the farmer's market, but gardening is hardly farming.
8/10/2011
Candy DeBerry, Ph.D. of Washington & Jefferson College will present a workshop on pollination at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
10/15/2012
Booths are now available for the Washington FAIR, June 1-2, 2013 and the Pennsylvania FAIR, Sept. 20-22, 2013. Check out what discounts are available for ordering early.
9/14/2011
Andrew Rumbold of Bucks County Freedom Fuel will present a workshop on making biodiesel at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/21/2011
James Farmer of Earlham College will present two workshops about buying and selling local food at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/5/2011
Tammi Hartung of Desert Canyon Farm will present three workshops on growing and using herbs at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival. September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
7/28/2011
Dr. Jaclyn Chasse, naturopathic physician, will present workshops on natural menopause options, building a natural first aid kit and detoxing at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25 in Seven Springs, PA.
9/1/2011
Answer this Mother Earth News trivia question correctly for a chance to win two tickets to the September 24-25, 2011 Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.
9/14/2011
Author Lisa Kivirist will present a workshop on organic eating on a budget at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/1/2011
Nathan Kipnis of Kipnis Architecture + Planning will present two workshops on green energy and building at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25 in Seven Springs, Pa.
1/9/2013
We folded down the back seats in our Subaru wagon, lined the whole back area with a heavy tarp and a thick layer of straw, and headed down to Nash's Delta Farm to catch us some ducks.
7/29/2011
Heather Houlahan of Brandywine Farm will present a workshop on choosing and training farm dogs at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, Sept. 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/29/2012
We do a lot of things on our farm, but the primary way we earn a livelihood is selling wholesale potted herbs and heritage food plants to garden centers throughout Colorado and northern New Mexico.
9/13/2011
Elsa Sanchez of Penn State University will present two workshops on compost and mulch at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/17/2011
Jeremy Galvan of Maryland Families for Safe Birth will present a workshop on midwives and home births at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.
6/21/2012
Until we built a barn of our own and experienced the kindness of neighbors firsthand, I would have thought the notion of a barn raising to be a quaint relic of the past.
9/15/2011
Pat Foreman of Good Earth Publications will present three workshops on chickens at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/9/2011
Ken Roseboro of The Organic & Non-GMO Report will present a workshop about genetically modified foods at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/15/2011
Author John Ivanko will present a workshop on residential renewable energy at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/16/2011
Alison Martin of the American Livestock Breeds Association will present a workshop on heritage breed cattle at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
2/24/2012
How lucky was I to find a pair of folks just as crazy about farming, working horses, working dogs, as I was? Us two women, practically Luddites in our past times, found each other because of an online publication of Barnheart at Mother Earth News.
8/25/2011
Robin Mather of Mother Earth News will present a workshop on local food legislation at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
5/2/2014
The arrival of our first chickens and pigs to the farm, and prepping to head off to my summer internship at Polyface Farm
3/26/2014
How to revitalize your potting soil for another strong vegetable season. You can use your own compost and homemade fertilizer to give your container veggies the boost they need for the season.
3/18/2014
What to plant in April for your vegetable garden, and what sized pot you need for your vegetable plant.
5/24/2012
After the snow leaves to do list for us.
4/19/2011
A Precision Garden Seeder can make planting seed crops quick and easy!
6/7/2012
Harvesting abundance in the early spring.
3/22/2011
My grandmother taught me everything I need to know about keeping my house clean--without chemicals.
3/17/2012
Starting flats of seedlings begins this year's growing season.
2/17/2011
A year-long study in Oklahoma found that consumers who used energy-tracking technology and pricing plans that let them analyze their usage can cut their consumption in half.
10/1/2008
Growing the three sisters (corn, beans, squash) in the same plot of land actually helps yield healthier crops of each.
3/15/2012
Ira Wallace inspires us to create flowering, native plant habitat in our gardens. Learn how to identify plants that are 'user-friendly' to the bugs that help keep our gardens healthy.
5/16/2012
Summer intern Megan describes her first time gardening at MOTHER EARTH NEWS, planting cucumbers for the first time and watering the office garden.
7/16/2013
Watermelon rind is this frugal pie's summery secret ingredient. Think of it as summer mincemeat.
4/25/2013
A favorite for adults and children alike, fruit leathers are easy to make.
4/25/2013
Smoked peaches make a great stuffing or sauce for grilled chicken or pork.
1/15/2013
"Schav" is a traditional Russian-Eastern European soup of sorrel and potato that is refreshing served cold, and heartening served hot.
8/10/2010
Corn "smut" is actually a delicacy in Mexico and can provide mushrooms for our meals.
9/9/2013
Get creative in the kitchen by baking with your harvest. These sweet recipes will change the way you think about baking with fruits and vegetables.
11/23/2013
A healthy comfort food!
9/13/2013
Autumn offers not only a bountiful harvest, but also an abundance of art materials directly from nature.
10/23/2013
Curing sweet potatoes so their starches turn to sugars; plus my three favorite recipes.
12/13/2013
Use herbs from the garden in your Christmas dinner. This post shares a complete Christmas meal using garden herbs.
12/18/2013
Readers responded eagerly to our call for recipes to use up green tomatoes. An Ohio woman wowed the judges with her entry.
4/15/2014
Spending time baking with others will be time well spent. Make some memories that you will never forget.
5/2/2014
From roasting on a split to baking in a tannur, you'll find rediscovered techniques and recipes that capture the flavors of wood-fired cooking in "Cooking With Fire" by Paula Marcoux.
2/14/2014
Easy beginner breadbaking success with this simple and savory peasant loaf.
5/12/2014
Chocolate peanut butter cups make a lovely Mother's Day present. They're all the better when you can make them organically, inexpensively, and sustainably.
4/23/2014
For the last week we had no propane and as a result I have had to cook all of my food on an electric skillet. Holy week usually involves a lot of baking in preparation for Easter Sunday.
5/12/2014
Two-ingredient nut or seed butter cups are a satisfying alternative to the typical chocolate treat.
5/28/2014
Use fresh avocado, sweet corn, and other seasonal ingredients to create a sensational salsa. Paired with homemade tortilla chips, it is truly out-of-this-world.
3/28/2014
Spring brings about manic bouts of project planning and completion, but at least there is pie!
3/20/2014
Cooking pizza with sourdough starters.
3/19/2014
How to make cajeta, Mexican-style goat's milk caramel.
4/16/2014
An herb sourdough bread recipe.
4/8/2014
Made from creamy chevre (fresh goat cheese) instead of the typical cream cheese, this surprising cheesecake is sure to please cheese lovers and dessert lovers alike.
4/7/2014
Lean, grass-fed beef is perfect for making jerky.
6/2/2014
A few changes in a simple artisan bread recipe improves texture, longevity, and protein content.
6/26/2014
With six simple ingredients, these easy, no-bake, cherry-vanilla bars are a wholesome alternative to over-processed and over-packaged supermarket snacks.
7/2/2014
Here is a recipe that produces savory soup that warms the soul any time of year.
6/24/2014
The fresh berry season is so fleeting, that it almost calls out for preserving, especially in the form of jam.
2/20/2014
Rich and fudgy Grain-Free Chocolate-Date-Nut Bars are a grain-free, dairy-free, and refined-sweetener-free treat you can splurge on with a smile.
2/26/2014
Baking and sharing cinnamon rolls can create happiness. Cinnamon and honey will make your baked goods irresistible.
3/6/2014
Indian-inspired curried pinto beans are a fragrant, flavorful, and filling vegetarian main dish that's light on both the wallet and the waistline.
1/20/2014
How to make a quick, healthy dessert on Three Kings Day.
2/11/2014
Use your sourdough starter to make this Spelt Sourdough Bun recipe.
2/12/2014
Once you have eaten a soft, sourdough pretzel, all other pretzels will pale in comparison. Luckily they are simple to make yourself.
8/1/2014
Beat the heat with a healthier chocolate treat! Avocados, cocoa, and honey create fudge pops or pudding with fewer than five minutes prep.
10/8/2009
Learn how to make fried green tomatoes with a cheesy crust with this twist on a classic Southern recipe.
4/22/2009
Natural Home editor in chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence suggests some tasty, eco-conscious recipes and tips for your Earth Day celebration.
10/7/2009
Readers share recipes and ideas for using up all those end-of-season green tomatoes.
10/8/2009
How to make Thai-inspired fried green tomatoes.
4/18/2012
This crustless quiche is easy to make, and the flavor of the roasted tomatoes permeates every delicious bite.
9/30/2011
You can save money and improve your helaht by making more foods from scratch in your own kitchen. Sign on for October Unprocessed, and kick the processed food habit for one full month (at least for starters!). Check out some deliciously simple recipes to get you started.
12/18/2008
Follow these five easy steps to create several weeks worth of meals in one afternoon.
9/12/2011
In Greece and Turkey, revani is the general name for a family of cakes made (usually) with durum-wheat semolina or a semolina-flour mixture, which are soaked after baking in some kind of syrup. You'll adore this simple, lemon-flavored version from Turkey.
11/1/2012
Breading and cooking shallots in hot oil yields a tasty topping for simple dishes. Or you can enjoy these crispy shallot rings all on their own. Either way, this Fried Shallots Recipe is sure to please your taste buds.
9/30/2010
Sweet potatoes are vitamin-packed powerhouses, and have a sweet, rich flavor that lends itself to a variety of recipes. From fun sweet potato biscuits to a traditional molasses sweet potato pie, use these healthy sweet potato recipes to enjoy one of fall’s best flavors.
11/13/2012
The author figures out how to make matzoh balls, a comfort food from her childhood, without matzoh.
10/8/2009
How to roast green tomatoes to be eaten alone or to boost the flavor of other recipes.
10/30/2012
Honey sweetens sour cherries in a traditional favorite American cherry pie.
7/30/2010
Ten easy-to-make homemade soup recipes from Eating Well magazine that are suitable for any occasion.
6/3/2009
Readers share tips and recipes for cheaper, easier and healthier home cooking.
8/20/2014
Use garden tomatoes and in-season avocado to create a simple, yet satisfying sandwich.
9/5/2014
The green of summer available right in your freezer year round!
8/8/2014
Here is a list of recipes for the juicer that are tasty and packed with vitamins and nutrients.
11/6/2014
A rustic cranberry sauce with whole mustard seeds adds a little zing to Thanksgiving and beyond.
12/19/2011
Try a vegetarian version of traditional Hoppin John for good luck this New Year's day.
12/26/2013
Always wanted to master the art of the perfect pie crust? With our step-by-step How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust app, you'll have the techniques and recipes you need at your fingertips. The app comes with scrumptious pie filling recipes, too!
6/27/2011
This Meatless Monday, whip up a batch of Julia Butterfly Hill's Top Anything Sauce, made with peanut or almond butter, and make a meal out of fresh veggies and quinoa.
4/18/2011
Creamy, delicious Parsnip Flan with Roasted Beets takes advantage of the last of the stored winter vegetables. Pair it with fresh spring greens for a wonderful spring meal.
12/20/2011
Black winter storage radishes can be roasted with bright, pink radishes to create a warming vegetable side dish best served atop of bed of crunchy salad greens.
1/21/2014
This time of year, many are intent on healthier eating, but find it hard to find healthy foods that actually taste good. Use these 3 delicious healthy lunch recipes for a mealtime you can truly enjoy!
7/9/2008
Cobbler is not the only solution to a bumper crop of berries. If you can boil water, you can turn the juice from big-flavor berries into tasty beverages that are naturally rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Make extra juice to freeze or can for year-round enjoyment.
12/29/2010
Readers share their best ideas for saving money on meat and their recipes for almost meatless, flexitarian meals.
3/30/2011
BPA levels in families who ate fresh rather than canned and packaged food dropped by 60 percent, a study found. Cooking at home with fresh food is the best way to avoid this potentially dangerous chemical
4/8/2011
Combine two of this hopeful season's symbols--herbs and eggs--in this simple project that celebrates spring.
4/8/2010
Thoreau, Rachel Carson, Bill McKibbon, Terry Tempest Williams. Do you have a favorite nature or environmental writer? A book or story you can get lost in, that inspires you to action, or simply reminds you of how incredible nature is? Post a comment to share the titles that invite you into the wonder of the natural world — or have maybe even changed your life.
11/17/2008
Roasting is the best way to cook winter root vegetables, because dry heat coaxes out and concentrates flavors. Use this simple method and fool-proof tips to bring out the best in  parsnips, carrots, rutabagas and other root vegetables.
5/23/2012
Cooking is great improvisation and I think that’s what I like most about it. You can say the word, “burger,” to any cook and be surprised by every interpretation that you get.
1/30/2013
When I bought my farm, I did it to live in the woods. I would like to say I was deliberate. And intentional. But clueless is probably a better word. I should have suspected something when I bought the land and they threw the house in for free.
9/9/2011
Diane Ott Whealy of Seed Savers Exchange and Jackie Cleary Dietrich of Auburn Meadow Farm will present workshops on gardening and farming at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, Sept. 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
4/9/2012
Why raise chickens? Because they’re the pet that makes you breakfast.
8/22/2012
The factory farm creates the wealth for the doctors, lawyers, government regulators, and bankers … is it ironic that these same professionals will choose a Beechnut Turkey or an Oaknut Ham from Big Horn Ranch for their family gathering?
9/19/2011
This gift set of four farm-themed board books features illustrations that tell the story of a day in the life of each of four animals: chickens, goats, cows and pigs.
2/16/2012
What I like about MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS is that they encourage an active, participatory human presence in nature. Too many environmentalists think that human activity or presence is incompatible with environmentalism.
8/3/2011
Deborah Niemann of Antiquity Oaks will present two workshops on traditional home dairies and homegrown food at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/2/2011
Ann Adams and Liz Brensinger of Green Heron Tools will present a workshop on the principles of good body mechanics at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
9/19/2012
Heritage breeds are survivors, although some may be in for a very challenging year. The national drought is about to have a huge impact on the American economy and now is the time to plan ahead.
11/18/2011
In my 7,500-plus mile adventure in MAX this summer, one lesson really stands out: Haste Makes Waste.
9/30/2011
Thanks to all the volunteers of the 2011 MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania. We couldn't have done it without all your hard work!
2/15/2013
My husband Alan’s first gift to me was Helen and Scott Nearing’s Living the Good Life. The books we turn to regularly have changed, although some we go back to again and again, year after year. A list of our top 10 favorite books follows.
12/7/2011
A surprising benefit of MAX's streamlining is the increased luggage space.
11/19/2012
Nobody can resist fluffy baby chicks, so what would be better than hatching your own? Let us put your mind at rest and make your first time incubating an enjoyable experience you will want to repeat.
8/12/2011
Sue J. Morris of Sue's Salves will present two workshops on gardening and creating salves at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
8/4/2011
Jennifer R. Bartley of American Potager will present a workshop on cooking with herbs and vegetables from a kitchen garden at the Mother Earth News Fair, an annual sustainability festival, September 24-25, 2011 in Seven Springs, Pa.
11/28/2012
A horse trainer once said to me, 'Animals don't think, they just make associations.' I responded to that by saying, 'If making associations is not thinking, then I would have to conclude that I do not think.'
7/21/2014
Stephanie Tourles, author and Seven Springs, Pa., FAIR Speaker, shares how to make a delicious, ice-cold watermelon cooler. Refresh after a day in the heat with this super easy and nutritious drink.
10/9/2014
Ford Motor Company’s electrifying presence at the 2014 Pennsylvania MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR included sponsoring the event, giving test drives, and updating fairgoers about the latest news on electric and hybrid vehicle technology.
5/1/2013
Resist popping tabs this season and get familiar with the ultimate cola cure: soda syrups made from fresh fruits and herbs.
3/9/2014
Learn about the benefits of baking with this ancient grain.
12/26/2013
What is a beekeeper to do during the long cold winter months? Eat honey of course.
4/24/2014
Slightly sweet, wholesome and wonderful, toasted with butter or in a sandwich, oatmeal bread is my favourite.
4/23/2014
This recipe will show how one extra step can add extra flavor and texture to your homemade poolish bread loaf.
3/14/2014
Sourdough biscuits is one of those perfect recipes that uses up plenty of ripe starter, but doesn’t take all day to rise.
3/14/2014
Make homemade tahini paste in your kitchen.
7/10/2014
Simpler, more streamlined biscuits from scratch - no buttermilk required.
7/7/2014
Use green tomatoes from your vegetable garden to create a refreshing summer avocado salsa.
7/24/2014
This Cherry Crostata Recipe is a simple, delicious way to use summer’s rubies.
7/21/2014
Your route to heaven can be paved with strawberries.
6/10/2014
Summer is about fresh, beautiful, and flavourful. Fresh produce, and oh yes, a yummy recipe for devilled eggs.
2/21/2014
My favorite source for raw peanuts in bulk, and how to make homemade peanut butter.
3/5/2014
This post informs readers on the advantages of using whey in baking. It includes a recipe for whole wheat sandwich bread.
1/17/2014
When it's cold and windy nothing says comfort like a fresh loaf of sourdough bread. And when that loaf is filled with heart-healthy, omega-3 rich seeds, it's even better.
2/6/2014
After trying this super simple recipe, you'll never open a can of Campbell's again.
7/10/2011
Feeling overwhelmed with summer squash? Have you given it away, grilled it, fried it and baked it till you were blue in the face? Here are some of my favorite ways to use this prolific producer!
6/25/2008
The "Almost No-knead Bread" technique from Cook's Illustrated Magazine is as much worth trying as the totally no-knead technique that has become so popular.
12/20/2011
A great recipe for the holidays or any time of the year!
12/5/2011
The vegetables and herbs that are still available in our Southeast garden make for delicious, festive and surprisingly varied holiday fare.
1/13/2011
A hundred-year-old recipe for turning apple trimmings into vinegar yields mixed results, but lots of nostalgic fun.
6/24/2008
In this video demonstration, learn how to make a tasty variation of no-knead bread that incorporates steel cut oats.
6/27/2012
Irma Epps talks about making sorghum during the '30s and '40s and her father's love of the sweet substance.
4/18/2012
The technique for making these easy cheese puffs is the kind of recipe that every cook should have up her sleeve.
2/17/2011
Craving fresh food during the long winter months? Here are nine vegetables that you can find fresh in February--and great ways to prepare and serve them.
11/5/2008
Easy to make and addictively wonderful, whole wheat English muffins are cooked on the griddle before they are baked in the oven.
11/6/2008
Garlic is one of the easiest plants you can grow, and fall is the time for planting. Here are a few resources to help you get started.
4/12/2011
Shirley Braden shares a recipe for a quick and easy gluten-free pot pie.
11/23/2011
Learn about the Ben Davis Apple, one if not the most important commercial apple of the late 1800s, and get a recipe for Apple Dumplings.
9/9/2010
A little pampering can go a long way in making you feel rested, cared for and treated — and it doesn’t have to be expensive or involve complex chemistry. Check out this recipe for homemade bubble bath, and share your tips for creating a do-it-yourself home spa experience.
9/12/2011
You'll love Anne Mendelson's  delicious recipe for syrniki (also known as tvorozhniki, or Russian pot-cheese fritters). Like pancakes or French toast, this useful breakfast/brunch dish can be given any number of sweet or savory spins.
4/17/2012
The secret to perfect scrambled eggs is gentle cooking, which can be achieved by this unusual but simple method.
9/25/2012
Create more than 12,000 different healthy salad dressings using this App.
8/18/2014
Is your garden providing you with zucchini overload? Ilene White Freedman offers some tips and recipes to keep it bounty, rather than burden.
8/22/2014
Fruit butters are easy to make, in fact – they are almost foolproof. They allow for a little more creativity than many soft spread recipes and are perfect for using up odds and ends of fresh fruit.
9/9/2014
The zucchini harvest overflows. Learn how to preserve zucchini for year-round enjoyment and creative ways to eat it now.
9/12/2014
Try your hand at this amazing sourdough crackers recipe.
9/12/2014
If you're overrun with cucumbers, here's a Scandinavian cucumber salad for the solution!
8/2/2014
Coffee cake seems to be the forgotten step-child of breakfast breads. Although once very popular coffee cake has been eclipsed over the year by the proliferation of bagels, large, gooey muffins, and egg and sausage breakfast sandwiches.
8/19/2014
Fresh peaches and creamy goat cheese unite in the perfect summer sandwich.
10/1/2014
This is the best comfort food recipe: sour cream coffee cake. Enjoy it with a great cup of tea or coffee.
10/30/2014
Incredible peanut butter ice pops with six simple, real-food ingredients.
11/3/2014
How to identify delicious wild edible oyster mushrooms, plus a recipe for vegetarian "oyster" stew.
4/27/2011
Make your own all-purpose cleaners, dishwasher detergent and mildew remover with safe, simple ingredients. Ever think you'd be doing dishes with Kool-Aid?
2/7/2013
OK, you’ve got a start: where to get equipment, groups to join, classes to take, and mentors to hook up with. Now’s the time, before you have bees, to take a long hard look at some of the rest of the things you need to be thinking about.
5/6/2011
Cap off your Hemp History Week celebrations by making hemp soap. Hemp oil contains essential fatty acids and poly-unsaturated fatty acids known for their excellent emollient and lubricating properties.
8/30/2010
Simran Sethi enjoys the fruits of late summer at a local farm dinner.
5/9/2011
Skip the steaks if you're firing up the barbecue tonight. Marinated and grilled veggies and tofu, served up with wasabi mayo on grilled bread, is a hearty, delicious way to celebrate Meatless Monday.
5/30/2013
Meals become a snap when you add pressure cooking to your repertoire. Pressure cookers are great kitchen companions that bolster the flavor of even simple dishes, plus they save you time and money.
7/9/2014
Tasty whole-grain crackers — simple to make, quick to disappear.
6/16/2014
This moist, delicious quick-bread studded with chocolate chips is perfect for breakfast, dessert, or an afternoon snack.
3/11/2014
Garlic mustard has spicy, delicious leaves, flowers, seeds, and roots. It is an invasive species that may be harvested without sustainability concerns. In fact, you'll be doing your environment a favor if you eat this plant!
4/28/2011
Valerie of City|Life|Eats shares her tips for gluten-free lunches and snacks on the go.
4/5/2011
The Gluten-Free Homemaker, Linda Etherton shares quick, healthy, gluten-free, pressure cooker meals.
7/3/2012
Grapes can grow anywhere, thriving in a variety of climates and soil types. Growing grapes is rewarding, because after a few years they produce abundant fruit and quickly provide architectural interest in the edible landscape.
3/29/2010
Recipe for Southern-style shrimp and grits, made with superb Floriani Red Flint grain corn.
9/20/2012
A chainmail fillet glove revolutionizes a cook's potato-peeling technique. Plus, get recipes for potato and pumpkin curry soup and toasted pumpkin seeds.
11/28/2007
Bruschetta, the classic Italian appetizer, brings out the best of a few basic ingredients: tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, basil and fresh bread.
4/13/2011
A recipe for gluten-free pot pie with a crust by Jeanne Sauvage of the blog Art of Gluten-Free Baking.
4/27/2011
Children's author, Katie Chalmers, shares her tips and some recipes for a gluten-free family.
9/24/2012
A humble homegrown pumpkin yields delicious seeds and tasty pies. Meanwhile, a beautiful and fancy dessert squash disappoints and is thrown to the dogs. Recipes ensue.
10/31/2008
Making homemade sour cream and cream cheese is easier than you might think. Try these two simple recipes.
9/18/2012
A single, volunteer potato produces 10 pounds of potatoes in a hot bed. A recipe for addictive, oven-fried potatoes.
10/23/2012
Delicious latkes made with potatoes and Jerusalem artichokes are tasty and nutritious.
4/9/2011
Ellen Allard, the Gluten-Free Diva explains how using a pressure cook makes eating gluten free fast, easy and healthy.
4/26/2012
A very lively potato salad recipe that is always a hit at potlucks.
9/11/2014
The only recipe you’ll ever need for wonderful homemade broths plus deliciously versatile chicken and veggie soup.
9/15/2014
When life gives you zucchini overload, turn it into this moist and savory Zucchini Olive Yeast Bread.
11/2/2014
This year I took several liberties in developing a new version of salsa verde. I don't grow tomatillos so I use green tomatoes. I won't call it salsa verde (except on the lids of my jars), because it isn't authentic. But let me tell you, it is GOOD. Here is Annie’s Green Tomato Salsa Recipe good for use when water bath canning.
9/29/2011
Locally grown, homemade, grass-fed, free-range and downright delicious food invades the 2011 MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.
11/15/2011
No one will miss the meat when you serve up fabulous vegetarian versions of Thanksgiving favorites. Try two versions of mushroom stuffing, mushroom gravy or delicious roasted Brussels sprouts this holiday!
6/20/2011
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, found in a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now.
1/23/2013
We're getting revved up for winter seed swaps, and planning our tomato plantings to account for all the great tasting events next summer and fall. Find out how to find your own local events, or host your own!
5/1/2012
There's honey in the hive, peaches on the trees, and food on the table, but it's still a long way from self-sufficiency.
1/27/2012
Baking the Great American Apple Pie chases away the blues and grays that sometimes afflict the homestead.


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