Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America
Savory pork tenderloin wrapped in crispy bacon can easily be cooked in a cast iron skillet.

Applesauce Cake
This Applesauce Cake Recipe is full of goodies including brown sugar, dates, nuts and more!
Banana Oatmeal Pancakes
Give these Banana Oatmeal Pancakes some extra crunch with walnuts.

8 Cold Pasta Salads for Summer
Cold pasta salads are perfect for using up the garden bounty in summer.

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Tomato and Avocado Egg Salad Recipe

Tomato and Avocado Egg Salad

Wondering what to take on the weekend picnic? Spruce up an egg salad with tomato and avocados.


Easy Overnight Oatmeal


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Ted and Kathy Carns live in the picturesque Laurel Highlands region of Western Pennsylvania. They have most of the usual modern conveniences: fridge, freezer, washer, computer, cell phone, hot tub, va…

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Indian raiders massacred the wagon train in which seven-year-old Hardy Collins and three-year-old Betty Sue Powell were a part. Everyone else was killed. Only Hardy and Betty Sue survived. After the m…

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A picture-book of the Buddha House, by famed craftsman and natural builder Sun Ray Kelley. This house, built in Washington State, features sculpted walls of stucco, stone and cedar shakes, round timbe…

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