5 Ways to Up Your Food Independence

With the Fourth of July holiday this week, our biggest fireworks are in the garden, as this is the time of year those little seeds planted back in the early spring explode into our first zucchini, broccoli and green beans.

What is Fermented Food?

Long before fridges and canners came to be, food was preserved through fermentation. Learn more about this fascinating—and tasty—kitchen method.


5 Creative Uses for Basil

Basil doesn’t have to be relegated to the spice cabinet. Make it the shining star in one of these home or kitchen projects.

How to Store Soups and Stews

Proper food storage for your soups and stews is essential to maintain the soup’s flavor and preserve the food quality.