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9/2/2016 12:16:19 PM
Make the most of your fresh garden produce with these easy and irresistible meals!
8/26/2016 10:22:00 AM
Drying the late summer harvest yields wonderful treats like apple leather and cherry tomato munchies.
8/17/2016 8:46:56 PM
Traveling through Greenville, Ohio, I discovered a great little burger place where a burger isn't really a burger.
5/12/2016 10:14:00 AM
The debate has been going on for quite a while: which is better for you, real butter or margarine? Not that we will ever settle the debate for sure, but here are some facts about both.
4/4/2016 9:58:00 AM
Mushroom hunting is more than finding the elusive edible.
3/23/2016 8:55:00 AM
Eating fruits and vegetables is part of a healthy eating plan. Yet certain varieties carry a lot more pesticide residue than others. Find out which ones fall into the "dirty dozen" and which are in the "clean 15."
3/17/2016 11:27:00 AM
Becky talks about the short syrup season in Wisconsin and more lessons learned from sugarin'.
2/29/2016 10:25:00 AM
Seeking solace in a donut can’t be all bad.
2/29/2016 10:00:00 AM
A homemade pizza is a weekly event at our house. The recent purchase of a cast iron pizza pan has taken our pizza-making to professional levels.
12/23/2015 10:42:26 AM
Paint on sugar cookies to make beautiful Christmas gifts
12/17/2015 9:25:00 AM
It wasn't until after I was married that I became inspired to cook. I find inspiration through my husband and a desire to live a healthy lifestyle.
11/25/2015 9:31:00 AM
I enjoy telling you how us Gluten Free freaks will love this versatile grain and some ways it can be used!
6/22/2015 11:31:00 AM
Learn how to make overnight oatmeal in a jar with GRIT Assistant Editor Kellsey Trimble.
6/12/2015 9:45:00 AM
Grit's own Kellsey Trimble demonstrates how fast and easy it is to have fresh, homemade buttermilk biscuits whenever you like.
11/14/2014 10:28:00 AM
Add concentrated fruit juice to your homemade wine ingredients to give your wine a plum or kiwi taste.
11/14/2014 10:26:00 AM
The best way to learn about the winemaking process is to make wine from a kit for your first few batches then gradually experiment with ingredients as you become more familiar with it.
7/27/2014 7:01:00 AM
Making use of wine making by product of chopped beets.
5/29/2014 9:26:00 AM
Get farm-fresh milk, again, with the LiLi Pasteurizer from Bob-White Systems.
1/9/2014 10:14:00 AM
Easy to make, this delicious drink is also an amazing super food!! Read on to learn just how good for you it is and how to make it.
11/26/2013 12:27:00 PM
Make three cultured dairy products from one quart of cream!
11/19/2013 9:12:00 AM
How to make vanilla extract at home in less than 5 minutes with only two ingredients!
11/19/2013 8:51:00 AM
Making pear wine is not too difficult; if I can do it anybody can do it. The beauty about wine is that at bottling time you can make the wine to your taste: leave it dry, sweeten it back a bit, make it into a sparkling wine, or make it into a dessert wine.
11/12/2013 9:50:00 AM
Want to start making cheese at home? Here is an outline of basic equipment needs, as well as a few considerations for buying milk.
11/4/2013 10:19:00 AM
When it comes to shopping at the grocery store, you're presented with literally hundreds of options. The best choice, though, would be to buy food that was grown locally.
10/24/2013 7:59:00 AM
All food was wild once, and all the vegetables in rows at the grocers were bred over centuries from what we now call weeds. Their most promising pieces were swelled and sweetened, made fleshy or fertile to fit our tastes. Yet their original cousins still lie all around us - fresher and sometimes better than the supermarket version - and this time of year the Irish hedgerows create a vertical salad bar of fruits, nuts, leaves and berries.
10/22/2013 10:39:00 AM
It’s a showdown at the hoedown! These gutsy contestants battle it out for $1000 to Tractor Supply Company when they roast a pig over an open pit and churn delicious homemade ice cream with special musical guests County Road 5.
10/9/2013 4:22:00 PM
From crappie to venison, these Wild Game Recipes will help you make the most of this year’s hunting season.
10/9/2013 4:01:00 PM
Bring your catch to the table with, out of our favorite crappie recipes, this simple and delicious Crappie Casserole With Spinach Recipe.
10/2/2013 9:58:00 AM
Up to 80 per cent of our food is wasted – inexcusable in a world with so many struggling farmers and starving children. The silver lining, though, is that this means we could cure world hunger right now with what we already have. The first step, though, is eliminating waste in your own life.
7/11/2013 4:35:00 PM
Jean Teller shares a buttery microwave cashew brittle recipe from a Grit magazine reader.
7/9/2013 10:59:19 AM
Tips to get the most yield from your herbs, and some yummy herb butter recipes.
7/8/2013 10:45:57 PM
Chocolate brownies go green with a surprise ingredient.
7/3/2013 8:47:37 PM
Grit associate editor Jean Teller shares a watermelon pickles recipe to use up your excess watermelon crop.
7/3/2013 7:35:33 PM
Grit associate editor Jean Teller shares a watermelon preserves recipe perfect for using up your excess watermelon crop.
7/3/2013 7:10:22 PM
Grit associate editor Jean Teller shares a watermelon rind preserves recipe perfect for canning your abundant watermelon crop.
7/2/2013 2:16:26 PM
Bake up a skillet of berries with an oatmeal crisp topping for a quick, easy Fourth of July Dessert.
6/28/2013 9:38:07 AM
Purchasing tallow rendered can be costly if you need it in bulk or like to have a large supply on hand so I render my own. Here's the process to render any animal fat that you need :)
6/26/2013 10:06:15 PM
This ten year old remembers spending time in Mom's kitchen as she prepares the most wonderful desserts from fresh fruit.
6/19/2013 10:13:08 PM
Got rhubarb? Make lemonade (and cobbler)!
6/14/2013 4:07:35 PM
The CanCooker Jr. is the
perfect portable convection oven for smaller gatherings.
6/6/2013 4:42:15 PM
Making your own salad dressing is very economical and can be made out of simple nutritious home grown items. One of my favorite is buttermilk and dill salad dressing.
6/3/2013 6:13:33 PM
Celebrate rhubarb season with cake!
6/2/2013 10:19:03 PM
Cream of Asparagus soup--you can have your half-and-half, and still be healthy. It's mostly asparagus, for cryin' out loud!
6/1/2013 8:23:01 PM
As a young boy of ten I loved to pick strawberries. Mom taught me how to make a strawberry pie. I baked this pie for our youngest sister every year on June 2, strawberry season in Pennsylvania. Then a careless surgeon ended her life and my ritual.
5/31/2013 9:22:49 AM
This bright and flavorful salad makes a wonderful warm weather side dish or topping for your favorite grilled seafood.
5/25/2013 5:35:59 PM
I had a fun time thinking of all the foods that grew wild in our part of the country and how, today, if we want any of them, we have to at least go to the grocery store and plunk down our hard earned cash for what we used to pick for free.
5/17/2013 6:48:08 PM
Recipe my mother used to make for us when we went on vacation to a northern Minnesota resort
5/11/2013 8:35:11 AM
Once you discover the many uses of buttermilk you will be using it a lot. Instead of buying buttermilk make it yourself; it is so easy to make it at home.
5/2/2013 3:19:22 PM
Baked apples are scrumptious on the grill or from the oven - plus, you can customize the toppings!
5/1/2013 8:48:04 PM
A tasty old-world recipe from 3 sisters who lived on their father's original farm well into the eighties and nineties.
4/25/2013 6:09:27 AM
Violets are not only beautiful and plentiful this time of year in many gardens and yards, they are also edible and have several health benefits. Why not make some easy Homemade Violet Soda?
4/17/2013 8:33:46 AM
By canning your own food, you get the best quality at the peak of the season. I canned these French variety strawberries frozen from last season into a wonderful jam. Enjoy this easy recipe!
4/13/2013 7:23:38 AM
Learn how I make banana cream pie from scratch. It's practically healthy to eat pie made with fresh bananas, milk, farm fresh eggs, and a homemade pie crust.
4/9/2013 11:02:52 AM
Spring time is so much fun, but can also be strenuous on your muscles. Try this simple, relaxing recipe to sooth your muscles and mind.
4/3/2013 8:52:00 AM
Homemade Ginger Ale offers many health properties, including relieving indigestion and other stomach aches.
4/1/2013 9:35:00 AM
Put together this simple arugula salad recipe with just a few hearty ingredients.
3/28/2013 9:42:29 PM
Hot fresh homemade biscuits can liven up any meal. They also taste delicious alone, topped with homemade cream cheese and fruit butter. Making homemade biscuits is not hard at all and is actually quite enjoyable.
3/25/2013 3:28:56 PM
Add flavor and nutrition to your fruit smoothies with greens you've grown yourself.
3/24/2013 5:44:48 PM
Enjoy a quick and easy breakfast-to-go! Add extra nutrition and flavor to your fruit smoothies with greens you've grown yourself.
3/20/2013 12:54:00 PM
Have abundant hard-boiled eggs after Easter? Try this easy and delicious twist on the traditional egg salad recipe.
3/19/2013 11:50:28 AM
After receiving a windfall of milk, I was forced to experiment with several recipes to make foods made with milk.
3/15/2013 10:08:04 AM
Kombucha- the drink the Chinese call the 'immortal health elixir.' I have been experimenting with Kombucha and believe this to be the right mix to get a naturally effervescent,sweet fizzy tea. Enjoy!
3/11/2013 4:46:13 PM
Make herb syrups for cakes, pies and sorbets.
3/11/2013 4:41:47 PM
Use fresh herbs in this Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe.
3/1/2013 7:42:18 AM
Chemicals are everywhere! Here is a safe cleaner to use all around your house without harsh chemicals. So safe, you could drink it. With little ones running around, pets or simply for the benefits of all natural products, this cleaner is awesome!
2/25/2013 11:29:48 AM
Nothing helps a sad time more than the comfort of Jello!
2/24/2013 8:54:15 AM
Learn how to make your own coffee creamer with natural ingredients.
2/19/2013 10:53:12 PM
Baby food made easy at home! Knowing where your food comes from is as important for you and more important for sensitive baby tummies. Try out these super simple fresh recipes to save a bundle on your little bundle.
2/15/2013 3:09:20 PM
Sauteed Pompano fillets in a white wine butter sauce for an easy spring dinner
2/13/2013 1:24:37 PM
Homemade soda pop made from fresh ingredients is an easy, special treat. With only a few supplies learn how you can make this Spicy Ginger Ale.
2/11/2013 10:23:17 PM
Zucchini plants producing a ton? Show them who's boss and shred em'. After shredding, freeze it and take out later for delicious treats in the winter months. This zucchini bread recipe will certainly make its way into your recipe box!
2/11/2013 1:23:37 PM
Baking bread is a tradition that makes anywhere feel like home
2/11/2013 11:05:54 AM
They have a funny name, but don't let that stand in the way of eating this unheralded vegetable!
1/30/2013 10:32:39 AM
I'm always looking for things to do to get me through the winter months... even if those things are projects that won't happen until springs warmer days arrive! I am planning on getting into the green house this week and starting some seeds... I can't even wait. Lavender, peppers, eggplant, leeks, onions along with a bunch of herbs to name a few.
1/29/2013 3:40:07 PM
Become a beekeeper and watch your bee-friendly garden flourish.
1/24/2013 3:38:39 PM
Spice up the stuffed cheeseburgers with steak sauce and cheddar cheese.
1/24/2013 3:23:16 PM
Layer enchilada sauce, tortillas with cooked ground chicken and green chilies, then top with sour cream and cilantro for a dish that will quickly become a family favorite.
1/24/2013 2:57:26 PM
Turn chicken thighs into a delicious chicken chili with cloves, chili powder, cumin seed, green chilies and chicken stock.
1/24/2013 2:42:00 PM
Add a sauce of cooked chicken, garlic soup, cheddar cheese to egg noodles, and top with breadcrumbs for a delicious chicken casserole.
1/24/2013 2:30:24 PM
Add breadcrumbs, minced garlic and cheddar cheese to ground chicken for a delicious dinner.
1/24/2013 12:17:33 PM
Fill this chicken stew with different bell pepper, tomatoes, potatoes, and add roasted garlic.
1/24/2013 12:06:05 PM
Italian salad dressing spices up chicken breasts before becoming delicious kabobs constructed with chicken, yellow onion and more.
1/24/2013 11:50:57 AM
Roasting chicken provides the protein for this barley soup, made with chicken broth, bouillon and mixed vegetables.
1/24/2013 11:35:52 AM
Chili paste, tomatoes and fresh basil add to this Chicken Breast Stir-Fry Recipe, which is served with ziti and Romano cheese.
1/24/2013 11:12:59 AM
Ragout accompanies this Moroccan Chicken Legs Recipe that includes diced tomatoes, green olives and capers.
1/24/2013 10:58:37 AM
Make your own pie crust to surround this delicious chicken pot pie recipe, filled with pearl onions, carrots, fresh ginger, cooked chicken and more.
1/24/2013 10:42:20 AM
Recipe uses chicken thighs, Greek yogurt, lima beans, tomatoes and sweet onion.
1/23/2013 4:35:58 PM
Chicken pho is a different take on chicken soup using soy sauce, rice noodles and shiitake mushrooms.
1/23/2013 2:31:39 PM
Recipe includes chicken thighs, ground cloves, tomatoes, almonds and lima beans made into a puree.
1/23/2013 2:00:06 PM
This recipe calls for chopped watercress and an orange Asian dressing to top off the chicken salad.
1/23/2013 1:35:57 PM
Making this chicken salad includes red pepper, red onion, lime juice and thyme for an island treat.
1/23/2013 1:19:28 PM
New potatoes, minced garlic, tarragon and artichoke hearts accompany these chicken cutlets.
1/23/2013 12:58:00 PM
Rosemary and balsamic vinegar add to the chicken legs recipe accompanied by skewers filled with eggplant, zucchini and apricots.
1/23/2013 12:06:25 PM
Lemon chicken set off by rosemary, artichoke hearts, lemon juice and lemon zest.
1/22/2013 3:59:32 PM
Beat the January food doldrums with this hearty - and healthy - dip.
1/22/2013 12:39:45 PM
An herbed crust puts a spin on the traditional chicken pot pie recipe. It's a wonderful cold winter evening comfort dinner plus a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken and vegetables.
1/22/2013 8:16:00 AM
Only 59 more days till Spring.... ahh! Yes, that doesn't sound so long at all.
1/21/2013 6:29:10 PM
Simple, delicious, different: cornbread made with a can of soup
1/21/2013 4:37:19 PM
Puffy soufflé omelet is baked, then served immediately for a great brunch treat.
1/21/2013 4:23:43 PM
For a great dessert, serve a chocolate soufflé; ingredients include cocoa powder and vanilla extract.
1/21/2013 4:00:01 PM
A hard-boiled egg, some minced onion and a few other ingredients creates a classic egg salad; serve on lettuce, in a sandwich or stuffed in tomatoes.
1/21/2013 3:47:27 PM
Hollandaise adds the perfect touch for these Eggs Benedict; use either Canadian bacon or smoked salmon on the English muffin before adding the eggs.
1/21/2013 3:31:07 PM
Whole grain bread makes a great base for this strata recipe, which includes thyme and Canadian bacon.
1/21/2013 3:09:36 PM
Egg yolks and egg whites are beaten separately, with cheddar cheese and fresh herbs added, to give this cheese soufflé its lift and flavor.
1/21/2013 2:41:33 PM
This unfolded omelet is great way to use leftovers, and you can cook on the stovetop or under the broiler.
1/21/2013 2:24:42 PM
Add shredded cheese to the eggs and pie crust before you bake this simple cheese quiche.
1/21/2013 2:03:15 PM
All you need for great scrambled eggs is a baking pan, eggs, cream cheese or cottage cheese and your oven.
1/21/2013 1:47:55 PM
Cook hard-boiled eggs in hot water and avoid boiling; peel when eggs are cooled.
1/21/2013 1:34:34 PM
Ramekins and a dash of half-and-half make great individual baked eggs for a family brunch.
1/21/2013 1:14:39 PM
Use a slotted spoon to remove poached eggs from simmering water before yolks lose creaminess.
1/21/2013 12:28:47 PM
Learn the basics of preparing poached eggs, baked eggs, omelets, cheese quiche and more.
1/19/2013 3:55:00 PM
Next time you're in the mood for pizza, try making your own!
1/18/2013 2:27:05 PM
This word, 'Resolutions' is on most peoples minds in the new year. Why do we think about this only at the New Year? Many of us take time to reflect on what transpired over the last twelve months of our lives... a time to think on what we would like to continue doing and what we want to stop doing...
1/16/2013 9:46:34 PM
Learn how to make southwestern pork sausage.
1/12/2013 10:49:14 AM
A twist on an old pickled beets recipe yields delicious results.
1/10/2013 4:49:34 PM
Local is an important thing to many people, not just to the businesses but also to the consumer. I remember when I was a young girl growing up in Windsor, Ontario and going to 'town' with my grandma... the little downtown and the "five & dime" shops. I remember the 'big' store downtown where grandma use to do a lot of the domestic shopping...
1/8/2013 6:19:50 PM
Have you ever considered making your own extracts? It's easy and only takes a few ingredients and a bit of patience.
1/4/2013 12:34:32 AM
Here we share several of our newest holiday recipes sure to please your sweet tooth! Try our Buckeye Balls, Snowball Cookies, or Pumpkin Bread at your next gathering.
1/3/2013 9:31:30 AM
Our BnB guests love Barbara's recipe for yeast raised pancakes with mesquite flour. Milled from mesquite beans picked from our own trees, this sweet, nutty flour is gluten free, tasty, and healthy. A real treat for guests at our desert homestead.
1/2/2013 7:03:49 AM
This is not your mama's pumpkin pie!
1/1/2013 11:01:00 PM
A big move and a new job mean a new way of looking at the country life
12/26/2012 12:01:14 PM
Its cold, its blowing, there's snow on the ground, ice on the windshields and us summer lovers need to keep looking for things to keep us occupied until we can dig in the dirt. Now that all the holiday hustle and bustle is over, we are getting ready for our New Years Eve parties, lets think food... cookies particularly today! Forget the resolutions and enjoy life... like a wise one once wrote, "Life is short, eat desert first!" The gyms and the weight loss programs are gonna be there next week... so just have some good, homemade fun with friends you enjoy being around! What could be more fun than gathering together with a group of our close friends and family when you include cookies and lunch? Well of course the getting ready for it... making the invitations, decorating the tables, preparing the food and baking those pretty cookies. Not to mention buying just the right containers for your guests to package up all your love in!
12/22/2012 1:18:00 PM
A warm and hearty soup that you can set up and let simmer while you enjoy visiting with family and friends this holiday season.
12/18/2012 3:40:51 PM
Nothing says ‘country decor’ more than a vintage cast iron sink. Except maybe a log cabin. Or a big pick-up truck. But nothing says ‘botulism’ or some other sort of nasty bacterial infection more than a vintage cast iron sink that’s been scratched
12/18/2012 12:43:33 PM
Make wonderful family memories in the kitchen.
12/18/2012 10:38:20 AM
How to preserve this spicy condiment for use in your favorite dishes.
12/13/2012 5:17:01 PM
What to do when you are overwhelmed with eggs.
12/10/2012 3:22:42 PM
Make a creamy potato soup with either shredded cheese or American cheese.
12/7/2012 8:07:36 AM
Making butter is an incredibly simple task and the reward is unmatched.
12/1/2012 9:47:40 PM
Coconut Chicken Soup with Mushrooms
11/30/2012 1:57:13 PM
Thanksgiving is such a special time for families… here are some ideas on creating generational traditions along with decorating tips for a spectacular table… and of course some yummy recipes!
11/29/2012 4:41:00 PM
Being a home coffee roaster is easier than you think with these easy steps.
11/27/2012 10:47:42 AM
Members of the Solanaceae family, heirloom potato varieties are tasty in any recipe or as simple baked potatoes.
11/26/2012 12:40:13 PM
Enjoy this easy delicious Minestrone Soup for dinner tonight. You'll just love it with Tortellini!
11/24/2012 5:16:52 PM
CSA produce feeds a family.
11/19/2012 7:50:19 PM
Farm fresh eggs make holiday eggnog a tastier option than the store bought version - or eggnog made with store bought eggs.
11/19/2012 4:51:50 PM
When I first got out of the service, and was living on Oahu I became homeless. The housing was expensive and even though I had a job, the money was not that great. I could rent a room or a couch every once in a while so that I could stay clean, but
11/18/2012 7:46:11 PM
Delicious dinner rolls to serve your guests at Thanksgiving dinner. A great way to use sweet potatoes.
11/17/2012 11:46:00 AM
This recipe is a great way to use up the final batch of sweet peppers from our garden and allow us to enjoy them all winter long.
11/9/2012 12:27:33 PM
A wonderful fall dessert, this Apple Crumble will make them ask for more! Quick and easy to make, it is a family favorite!
11/2/2012 10:34:51 AM
Heirloom onion varieties add diversity to both garden and palate.
10/31/2012 12:32:30 PM
In California, they are working to legislate proper food labeling, due to modified food products being used in processed foods.This will raise the cost of foods in the stores, as well as put some companies out of business. Lawyers will...
10/29/2012 3:25:00 PM
Andy Sell gives a one-fits-all recipe for a number of pumpkin flavored desserts and savory dishes. Take advantage of the decor at your door and make some truly pumpkin-flavored goodness before the harvest season ends!
10/19/2012 11:01:57 AM
As the weather cools down, the kitchen heats up with a delicious, quick and simple chili. Try this under 30 minute recipe for dinner tonight.
10/17/2012 11:03:46 AM
Use leftover grilled vegetables, such as zucchini, to create a healthy easy weeknight meal.
10/16/2012 1:32:00 PM
Sarah tries to organize her life by planning for fruit. She discovers that fruit is on a mission to take over her home.
10/12/2012 1:39:08 PM
There's nothing better than fried chicken. Except these double-dipped fried chicken strips. This I do swear.
10/11/2012 9:10:53 AM
A Brussels sprouts recipe that will forever change your opinion of Brussels sprouts.
10/8/2012 11:55:19 AM
Create a kid's party on a budget.
10/8/2012 10:38:12 AM
I have spent the fall in the kitchen. I have canned tomatoes, potatoes, corn, green beans, meat, jelly, and more. I have discovered a couple tricks along the way I would like to share.
10/5/2012 11:00:52 AM
Enjoy the fall harvest with a easy to prepare apple cake that goes together quickly.
10/3/2012 4:39:00 PM
Becky begins a series of blogs that catch us up on what her family did last year in order to preserve or acquire food in interesting and unique ways. This one begins with small time fishing, but offers a warning about polluted waterways.
10/3/2012 4:36:00 PM
USDA website finds local farmers’ markets increase in nation as locavores search for healthy foods.
10/3/2012 2:45:12 PM
A Maine farm and vineyard delivers local food to customers’ front doors by horse-drawn wagon.
10/1/2012 11:21:40 AM
The only way to experience October is to make these pumpkin cinnamon rolls with spiced cream cheese frosting...immediately.
9/27/2012 11:04:00 AM
It's fall time, so pull out the slow cooker and make this pork with sauerkraut recipe today.
9/26/2012 3:00:46 PM
Extending the growing season
9/24/2012 6:23:55 AM
This recipe is a little different from your “usual” stuffed pepper recipe.
9/22/2012 6:41:56 PM
The State of Washington isn't only known for apples, but also for raspberries.
9/21/2012 9:25:14 PM
If you were at a grocery store in the 1940s, you might have grabbed a bag of Sally Ann Cookies instead of Oreos.
9/20/2012 9:03:12 AM
A simple, easy, and delicious dinner is within reach tonight. Try this Mexican twist on an American favorite!
9/5/2012 1:53:11 PM
Enjoy these wonderful homemade enchiladas using the dry enchilada mix recipe from last week's post.
9/4/2012 8:33:10 AM
Neighbors share a spicy meal.
9/3/2012 3:27:07 PM
The fall season is the busiest for canners. I have been busy in the kitchen canning everything.
8/31/2012 12:49:17 PM
Make your own enchilada sauce mix at home with this easy and yummy recipe!
8/23/2012 11:13:18 AM
You have a small area, and you want to eat healthier, have you heard of organic food and aquaponics? With the stress of a busy life, what is it that you do to increase your health? One way is through eating better and taking a break.
8/20/2012 9:43:05 AM
The best gifts come as surprises.
8/16/2012 9:44:50 AM
Bring the taste of Mexico into your kitchen tonight with this delicious tomato soup that tastes like it's from South of the Border.
8/6/2012 7:32:25 AM
Recently my CSA box included romanesque and I explain what to do with it.
7/30/2012 8:34:54 AM
A fresh way to celebrate summer vegetables
7/27/2012 9:15:01 AM
Fresh tomatoes and basil are ready in the garden. Here is a simple delicious recipe for the grill that keeps you from heating up your kitchen during these hot lazy days of summer.
7/20/2012 11:52:15 AM
On my travels to England, I discover there's more to the country than just beer and learn how to make traditional rumtopf and fruit wine.
7/14/2012 12:54:35 PM
The omelet king shares his recipe for a scrumptious potato-tomato omelet.
7/13/2012 10:37:08 AM
My childhood love of pickles reaches new heights on a trip to England, where I discover pickled onions. An official convert, I try my hand at pickling my own batch of small onions from our Texas garden.
7/9/2012 5:01:43 PM
When your own garden goes bust, the local farmers market is a great resource. The best health advice I've heard for some time is - Just Eat Real Food. Here is a farmers market recipe for Calabacitas that is delicious.
6/27/2012 6:00:28 PM
Join us as we make our first farm fresh sausage! Step by step instructions and supply list for making your first sausage, including photo's to help guide you. Sweet Italian Sausage recipe included!
6/27/2012 5:25:30 PM
Strawberry Shortbread made possible by Excalibur Food Dehydrator. Delicious and easy recipe!
6/27/2012 10:15:10 AM
Delightful directions come with this Lemon Poke Cake Recipe from Barbara Hill, Sanger, California.
6/15/2012 8:16:40 AM
Slow Food USA, a national non-profit dedicated to creating a world where the food we eat is good for us, good for farmers and workers, and good for the planet.
6/12/2012 8:17:46 AM
Fresh Roasted Coffee LLC is proud to announce construction has been completed on their environmentally friendly coffee roasting facility.
6/10/2012 5:18:10 PM
A brief look at the Texas cottage food law, in light of its June anniversary.
6/8/2012 10:11:16 AM
Farmer and chef share their unique perspectives on locally grown food and meat provided for farm to table restaurants.
6/4/2012 9:18:30 PM
Today's innovative farmers are paving the way for a bright, green future
5/22/2012 9:12:49 AM
A private watchdog organization, The Cornucopia Institute, has charged the USDA and its organic standards division with corruption.
5/17/2012 12:15:15 PM
2012 Festival to be Held July 22nd at Shelburne Farms
5/11/2012 12:15:05 PM
Ingredient Is Going Local
5/1/2012 11:23:34 AM
Stocking up on supplies reduces your number of shopping trips. Planning meals ahead of time can save time and wasted trips to get those supplies. And a few minutes invested in preparation in the evening can make hectic mornings a whole lot smoother.
4/27/2012 10:13:35 AM
The Urban Bystander weighs in on the age old question about shipwrecked castaways.
4/13/2012 9:30:18 AM
This cake was a big hit at our Easter celebration! Why don't you give it a try? Your family and friends will thank you!
3/7/2012 11:17:50 PM
With the hens laying more eggs than I can use, Bread Pudding is the perfect recipe to use up a large volume of surplus eggs.
3/6/2012 8:52:38 AM
Simple ingredients. Fancy cutting anyone can master. It's a new way to gussy up plain ol' potatoes!
3/3/2012 10:46:17 PM
A recipe for cheesy crêpe packets.
3/1/2012 7:05:44 PM
A small variation to a recipe turns out to be a keeper with this yummy, homemade bread.
2/29/2012 3:55:19 PM
Making your own vanilla can save a lot of money and pump up the flavor in your recipes.
2/15/2012 3:20:14 PM
Learn how to make rabbit pot pie with hazelnut meal and rabbit meat.
2/15/2012 2:38:57 PM
Try this simple rabbit sausage recipe and enjoy the essence of Italian home cooking.
2/15/2012 2:05:52 PM
Combine fall ingredients such as apples and leeks in this delicious roasted rabbit recipe.
2/15/2012 12:42:54 PM
Roasting a turkey using an old-fashioned reflector oven (or tin kitchen) is not only easy, it's absolutely delicious!
2/14/2012 10:42:31 AM
These little cookie cups are wonderful for parties, holidays, or special occasions.
2/9/2012 2:46:21 PM
Small-farm owners discover a way to serve locally grown items to a public clamoring for more fresh food.
2/9/2012 11:01:34 AM
Consider joining a local CSA for the freshest foods possible and help preserve small, local and sustainable farming.
2/6/2012 3:50:58 PM
A simple pound cake recipe that can be served up plain or garnished with ice cream, whipped topping, or yogurt and fresh fruit, and a Hearty Salisbury Steak that's sure to please on a cold winter day.
2/2/2012 7:31:11 AM
An overview of the College of Marin cheesemaking certification program
1/31/2012 4:02:20 PM
An easy party snack that everyone will love! Serve some up at your Super Bowl Party!
1/23/2012 11:18:23 AM
Neither the school cafeteria's cardboard meat-like substance, nor the 19th century "health food" developed by Dr. James H. Salisbury, "Mom's Salisbury Steak" is a delicious meal for a cold winter's day.
1/19/2012 7:55:26 PM
A delicious bread that is a great compliment to any meal, or stands alone. This makes a large loaf, so you'll be able to share, IF you want to! :)
1/17/2012 7:55:51 PM
This is a very easy homemade cheese recipe that anyone can make without a lot of fuss or special equipment. It is great as a salad topping, or added to stir-fry!
1/6/2012 3:56:24 PM
Nothing chases away the cold like a bowl of soup!
1/1/2012 8:13:10 PM
You don't need culinary school to get some great cooking techniques. Just go to Grandma!
12/14/2011 3:51:41 PM
A recipe for my homemade Mayonnaise.
12/9/2011 4:05:00 PM
Want an easy, family-oriented recipe for that cookie exchange? Take an hour, bond with the kids or achieve a new level of inner peace with this great recipe Becky found from King Arthur Flour.
12/1/2011 10:57:10 PM
Celebrate this holiday season by trying some of our family's favorite holiday recipes! Corn, Potatoes, broccoli, breads and cakes. A little bit of everything!
11/30/2011 12:16:48 PM
America’s Best Organics gift basket collections filled with premium organic and sustainable products from U.S. based artisan producers and leading organic brands.
11/30/2011 8:05:13 AM
What's the best "take a break" food between the Thanksgiving turkey and Christmas ham? Perhaps it's a bowl of healthy, vegetarian soup that is fully satisfying for a winter night.
11/29/2011 10:23:50 AM
Bring cupcake-sized individual cheesecakes to your next gathering.
11/23/2011 6:19:09 PM
Sarah describes the month of Thanksgiving traditions and shares her favorite new cranberry recipe.
11/14/2011 8:40:00 AM
Quick biscuits don't need to be out of a can! Make fresh, flavorful and healthy biscuits just as fast, and you'll have a "sweet" time.
11/6/2011 7:40:31 PM
Your favorite cookbook is not necessarily the most-used one in your kitchen, it's the one that gives you the most comfort. It's like wrapping yourself up in a quilt made by your maternal grandmother. Get cozy and remember your own favorite.
11/1/2011 9:01:57 AM
A good cookbook is worth its weight in gold – maybe gold potatoes, but that's good enough. Here are some that have the best-ever side-dish recipes. Is one of your favorites on the list?
10/18/2011 12:35:48 PM
The Cornucopia Institute has just published a report showing the sharp distinctions between actual organic breakfast cereals, and those advertised as 'natural.' Since 'natural' has no defined meaning, those cereals may contain anything.
10/11/2011 9:55:34 AM
This creamy Southern Sweet Potatoes recipe is quick, simple, delicious and just what you need when the thought of cooking one more dish makes you cringe.
10/10/2011 10:44:51 AM
An online farmers’ market succeeds in its convenience for customers and ability to function even in bad weather.
10/7/2011 4:36:03 PM
These unique vegetables will win you over. Try this Rutabaga Apple Casserole recipe and see for yourself!
10/7/2011 4:23:52 PM
Consider growing and cooking rutabagas this year – particularly this Mashed Rutabaga With Onion recipe – for an easy way to give your dinner some roots. Mash them, slice them or throw them in a casserole.
10/7/2011 4:11:32 PM
Consider growing and cooking rutabagas this year, for an easy way to give your dinner some roots. This recipe for Mashed Rutabagas and Potatoes will win you over.
10/6/2011 12:14:26 PM
Seven indispensable ingredients make your gluten-free baking transition easier.
10/6/2011 11:31:00 AM
Anyone can make homemade bread, and here's proof in the form of easy bread recipes from our bloggers.
10/6/2011 11:21:13 AM
When it's cold outside, Lori turns to bread baking with this homemade wheat bread recipe.
10/6/2011 10:56:45 AM
Next time you're in the mood to bake and try something new, try this Herbs and Cheese Bread recipe; it doubles as pizza dough!
10/6/2011 10:09:00 AM
Anna's squash bread recipe is a great substitute for your typical zucchini bread.
10/6/2011 9:39:06 AM
Next time you go to make that delicious chicken salad, use this homemade white bread recipe to take it to the next level.
10/4/2011 2:07:23 PM
Sun-Dried Tomato Bread With Onion is wonderful bread with two garden favorites.
10/3/2011 4:51:00 PM
This Parmesan Pesto Bread recipe goes perfect with an Italian dish.
10/3/2011 4:20:46 PM
Get fancy with this Cranberry Walnut Bread recipe.
10/3/2011 3:13:40 PM
Learn how to make sourdough bread, and cook up some hearty and delicious pioneer fare in your kitchen.
10/3/2011 1:33:54 PM
Try this Sourdough Bread recipe next time, and take ordinary sandwich-making to the next level.
10/3/2011 1:06:34 PM
Step outside of the same ol', same ol' with this Sourdough Blueberry Muffins recipe.
10/3/2011 12:21:48 PM
Try getting back to your roots with this pioneering Sourdough Biscuits recipe.
10/3/2011 12:02:32 PM
Next time you want to put a twist on a breakfast classic, turn to this Sourdough Pancakes recipe.
9/20/2011 6:32:17 PM
Watching Barbara turn some whole wheat flour plus honey, yeast, salt, and oil into golden brown loaves of fresh, healthy bread is one of my life's real pleasures. Low cost, no artificial ingredients, and the flavor of fresh bread. What's not to like?
9/14/2011 3:55:28 PM
In response to a Facebook question from Suzanne Cox, one of our Grit bloggers, we have a few Apple Stack Cake recipes to share.
9/13/2011 11:52:15 AM
There's something so comforting about a nice cup of hot cider warmed with delicious spices like: ginger, cinnamon, allspice and cardamom. I usually just add a few bits of each spice to a pot each evening then fill it with cider and allow it to steep.
9/9/2011 4:43:00 PM
Try this No-Knead Sourdough Bread recipe the next time you want a delicious yet slight different sandwich.
8/31/2011 9:27:55 AM
Peaches with cornmeal shortcakes, yum!
8/11/2011 9:03:14 AM
USDA's Food and Nutrition Service today launched a photo contest to look for and promote best practices in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
8/9/2011 9:09:33 AM
Ohio-based cookbook publisher announces new additions to its best-selling recipe-themed calendar collection -- now available in stores.
7/29/2011 5:11:49 PM
We love the fresh taste and low cost of homemade granola. To keep from heating up the kitchen in the hot Arizona summer and to save energy, we make our granola in a Solar Oven. Give Barbara’s recipe a try!
7/28/2011 8:47:23 AM
Spicy, crunchy fried green beans. Take a Midwestern vegetable, dash it with Asian spice, and figure out where it came from. Key West? You've got to be kidding.
7/19/2011 11:46:57 AM
Nearly every morning, Barbara and I enjoy homemade yogurt with our granola, also homemade, here in the Arizona desert. With a few standard kitchen tools, you can share our enjoyment of great homemade yogurt while saving money in your food budget.
6/14/2011 9:51:00 AM
Fan the flames of summer by taking the kitchen outside with these recipes for cooking with fire.
6/8/2011 3:53:43 PM
Try this Fresh Corn Pudding recipe on the side with any main dish for a fresh corn pudding made with fresh ears.
6/8/2011 3:49:28 PM
Corn Pudding Recipe
6/8/2011 3:36:32 PM
For a delicious summer coleslaw, try your campfire cooking hand at this Citrus Coleslaw recipe.
6/8/2011 3:18:27 PM
This Campfire Peach Cobbler recipe makes any trail-made meal complete.
6/8/2011 2:39:01 PM
Next time you head out camping, try this Dutch Oven Biscuits recipe in the morning, and you'll be quite popular in camp.
6/7/2011 4:33:49 PM
Take the Dutch oven outdoors and perfect this Ranch Beans recipe, an American West classic.
6/7/2011 4:29:57 PM
Combat the drying of an open fire with this great Mop Sauce recipe.
6/7/2011 4:01:00 PM
Take your time with this Smoked Pork recipe. It's absolute gold.
6/7/2011 2:08:58 PM
This Grilled Lemon Potatoes recipe works with steaks, pork tenderloins, burgers, you name it.
6/7/2011 1:57:08 PM
For a healthful summer meal cooked outside, turn to this grilled salmon recipe with Memphis rub.
6/7/2011 1:48:50 PM
Use your best beef onhand with this Best Beef Burger recipe for the ultimate afternoon grilling experience.
6/7/2011 9:46:02 AM
Use this Memphis Rub recipe on anything from pork tenderloin to beef ribeye steaks.
6/3/2011 10:51:24 AM
Top this homemade Honey Almond Brickle Ice Cream recipe with homemade Honey Almond Brickle, and those you're feeding will be treated to a rare, elegant dessert.
6/2/2011 4:08:54 PM
Cooking with honey is one way to eliminate sugar consumption.
6/2/2011 3:57:07 PM
This jalapeño chicken recipe is excellent all on its own, or in a sandwich.
6/2/2011 3:54:36 PM
This chocolate torte with honey finishes meals with elegance and finesse. Raspberries and whipped cream are perfect complements.
6/2/2011 3:40:18 PM
Prepare a whole chicken with this Honey Barbecue Chicken recipe.
6/2/2011 3:37:05 PM
This sweet chili recipe is packed with flavor and made with tofu which makes it a delicious alternative to meat.
6/2/2011 3:21:57 PM
For a healthy dessert, turn to this rice pudding recipe.
6/2/2011 3:17:25 PM
Indulge a little with these honey crisp apples with a nutmeg cream that will lift your soul to new heights with each and every bite.
6/2/2011 2:58:16 PM
This honey garlic sauce for asparagus is a wonderful addition to an already tasty food.
6/2/2011 2:53:03 PM
Dig up those early potatoes and try out this red-skin potato salad recipe with a honey dill dressing.
6/2/2011 2:37:36 PM
This Oven-Fried Chicken recipe can be prepared in under an hour and enjoyed for days.
6/2/2011 2:22:04 PM
Honey BBQ Shredded Pork is the perfect main dish for a hearty protein-packed meal.
6/2/2011 1:52:09 PM
Creamy and decadent, this Carrot Soup Recipe is great for cool weather.
6/2/2011 11:05:23 AM
Chomp down on this Honey Granola recipe – it's sweet, filling and very healthy!
6/2/2011 10:58:47 AM
It's a sure second plate side dish; the Honey Baked Beans From Scratch recipe is savory and tasty.
6/2/2011 10:33:00 AM
Put down the sugar bowl and switch to honey with these wholesome baking-with-honey recipes.
6/2/2011 10:06:25 AM
Honey Sweet Corn Cakes Recipe is soul food designed for heavy hearted, hard working folks with a hankering for comfort food.
6/2/2011 9:47:39 AM
This Healthy Coleslaw Recipe is a real winner with a secret ingredient, honey.
6/1/2011 4:02:20 PM
As you're making this healthy cookie recipe, you'll know right away why it's healthy, then taste the end result; it won't disappoint.
6/1/2011 3:52:37 PM
Inclusion of honey, coconut and more make Bodacious Brownies our favorite for the best brownies recipe.
6/1/2011 3:31:07 PM
This Sweet Pot Roast will satisfy the soul with an Irish and honey flare.
6/1/2011 3:18:52 PM
This healthy oatmeal cookies recipe not only incorporates fruit and fruit juice, but also uses honey to cut down on sugar.
6/1/2011 2:58:43 PM
Spoon some of this delicious Honey Almond Brickle recipe over your Honey Almond Brickle Ice Cream for a bold touch.
6/1/2011 2:34:47 PM
Pecans and apples complete this Apple Quick Bread recipe.
6/1/2011 2:07:52 PM
Have this pumpkin pound cake recipe near your side when your pumpkin harvest gets underway.
6/1/2011 1:56:13 PM
Using nature's golden sweetener, honey, this Pumpkin Custard recipe is a creamy fall treat.
6/1/2011 1:43:08 PM
Try this quick and easy lemon scones recipe with honey to get the household moving in the morning.
6/1/2011 12:53:54 PM
Dust the top of this Lemon Poppy Seed Cake recipe with confectioner's sugar, and your guests will be chomping at the bit.
6/1/2011 12:33:43 PM
Nothing says country like bacon and muffins. Put them together with this savory bacon muffin recipe.
6/1/2011 12:09:00 PM
This Rhubarb Cake recipe with honey results in a healthful dessert for the family.
6/1/2011 11:32:21 AM
Try this Light Wheat Sandwich Bread recipe for a healthy bread recipe that uses honey for the sweetener.
5/22/2011 12:53:21 PM
Country cookin' Gladys Taber is a little-known gem: her vegetable recipes are simple to make, yet gourmet to the tongue.
5/4/2011 3:58:31 PM
Homemade mac and cheese is the comfort food of the moment, and GRIT magazine shows how to make great, basic macaroni and cheese. Where you go from there is up to you.
5/3/2011 11:36:22 AM
A fresh, fast and easy dessert for Spring!
4/19/2011 11:17:36 AM
An easy recipe to make fresh ricotta cheese at home.
4/18/2011 11:23:56 AM
By living off the land, one couple's hard work pays off to help make life rewarding.
4/16/2011 5:11:56 PM
What's the cure for cooking too much food for dinner? Colleen uses leftovers to make a delicious frittata.
4/10/2011 1:41:05 PM
Brown rice with fruit: you can make yourself like almost any side dish if you "sweet talk" it!
4/10/2011 12:22:25 PM
Foods you don't like just need a little sweet-talking to convince them they're good. Ask that stubborn brown rice: fruit improved its disposition!
4/4/2011 5:09:43 PM
Ramps are being over harvested. Here's a few simple action steps culinary professionals, the public and harvesters can take
4/1/2011 2:06:00 PM
Ramps have recently become a very popular wild food, and the unprecedented demand is driving over harvesting in eastern forests. The current trend unabated could one day lead to a severe decline of ramp populations. Leaf harvest may be an alternative.
3/30/2011 11:08:00 AM
Hank reports on some awesome eating thanks to Against The Wind Ranch's steaks.
3/18/2011 11:21:00 AM
Hank reports on a fantastic homemade fried fish recipe he recently experienced.
3/5/2011 4:00:50 PM
Colleen waits out the long winter by starting to plan for spring gardening – and enjoying the rosemary, sage, and thyme from last summer's bounty.
3/2/2011 1:07:03 PM
Making homemade yogurt is easier than I thought possible, and the yogurt is delicious!
2/25/2011 9:58:00 AM
Honeycomb can be combined with various cheeses, and a sharp cheddar makes a great taste treat with the addition of rose water. An unusual taste sensation for most westerners. Buying local honeycomb and cheese supports your nearby farmers.
2/24/2011 3:55:00 PM
Caleb's 2010 whitetail deer hunting in Kansas ended with meat on the table, but the monster buck eluded him once again.
2/23/2011 6:37:29 AM
Do you prefer meat from a local rancher/farmer or from the grocery store? Have you ever stopped to think which is best for your family and which is best for your pocketbook?
2/14/2011 9:50:00 AM
Hank invents a wholegrain cornbread that's deliciously different.
2/9/2011 11:12:05 AM
Lori's favorite pastimes for cold days are baking and photography. This post has both – homemade bread and gorgeous nature photos.
2/8/2011 8:21:01 AM
Pairing a fruit and vegetable in a not-too-sweet side dish is nearly impossible. But here is one of the best!
2/7/2011 7:05:54 AM
A how-to homesteading book from the 1940s makes for interesting reading, especially about setting up a harvest kitchen.
1/27/2011 11:29:54 AM
This unconventional easy chicken enchilada recipe will cure your craving for foods south of the border.
1/27/2011 10:21:00 AM
Warm up with this red lentil stew recipe with chicken; it's simply delicious.
1/27/2011 9:54:10 AM
Incorporate chicken, roasted vegetables and pan gravy in this roasted chicken and gravy recipe for an all-in-one fall chicken treat.
1/27/2011 9:35:28 AM
Try this Pan Roasted Maple Dijon Chicken recipe for a quick, healthful chicken dish that's good the next day as well.
1/27/2011 9:16:03 AM
Healthful and quick, this chicken stew recipe called Sweet & Spicy Tomato & Pepper Chicken Stew stands all on its own as a meal.
1/26/2011 5:02:19 PM
Buck conventional wisdome with this great grilled pizza recipe, Rosemary Chicken, Potato & Caramelized Onion Grilled Pizza.
1/26/2011 4:37:21 PM
This chicken kebab recipe, Grilled Chicken & Peach Kebabs, provides the perfect blend of summer's best flavors.
1/26/2011 4:16:45 PM
Next time you and your friends gather, you'd be wise to serve up some wings using this Apricot-Glazed Grilled Chicken Wings recipe.
1/26/2011 3:04:26 PM
This recipe for braised chicken thighs with leeks and tarragon is the perfect springtime flavor.
1/26/2011 12:20:44 PM
One of the more easy chicken pasta recipes, Chicken Tenders Pasta with Tomato Sage Sauce, is not nearly as difficult as it sounds.
1/25/2011 7:48:18 AM
The news has "leeked" out – leeks aren't just a soup ingredient or flavoring vegetable. They can be the star in this rich side dish. It's easy, but people will think you're an expert at French cooking!
1/24/2011 1:49:04 PM
Boiled breads, like bagels, pretzels and dumplings, turn out soft and chewy. Enjoy a few homemade bagel recipes and other boiled bread recipes.
1/24/2011 12:14:12 PM
You don't have to go to the ballpark for a soft pretzel, just try our Soft Pretzel recipe.
1/24/2011 11:56:26 AM
Try this Herbed Cornmeal Dumplings recipe the next time you rustle up some lamb stew.
1/24/2011 11:46:22 AM
Get ambitious once you get the hang of making homemade bagels with this Pumpkin Spice Bagels recipe.
1/24/2011 11:31:17 AM
Enjoy a jalapeño bagel recipe that's easy to make from scratch.
1/24/2011 10:30:09 AM
No need to go down to the local bakery or grocery store; make your own homemade bagels with this Plain Bagels recipe.
1/21/2011 1:41:47 PM
This yummy and almost healthy version of a pecan pie is my favorite desert.
1/21/2011 11:22:00 AM
Methods and no-knead bread recipes guaranteed to make everyone a baker.
1/21/2011 10:35:39 AM
This Chocolate Cherry Bread recipe makes the perfect dessert.
1/20/2011 4:37:00 PM
There's really nothing like a slice off a loaf of dill bread still hot from the oven. Use this Dill Bread recipe and see for yourself.
1/20/2011 4:21:07 PM
Healthful and tasty, this Wheat Bread recipe will suit your needs for every meal of the day.
1/20/2011 3:32:21 PM
Rye flour produces a rare gem with this Rye Bread recipe.
1/20/2011 3:09:27 PM
Try out a golden brown treat any time of day with this Cardamom Cherry Bread recipe.
1/20/2011 2:45:21 PM
This Oat Raisin Bread Recipe is an old-fashioned recipe that will leave your loved ones wanting for more.
1/20/2011 2:18:05 PM
It's not as hard as you think. Use this Basic White Bread recipe and whip up your first batch of the finest.
1/17/2011 3:09:00 PM
When using a bread machine, don't throw out your favorite flavors.
1/17/2011 1:17:49 PM
Learn how bread works; the secrets to cultivating yeast and developing gluten.
1/10/2011 12:55:43 PM
Nuts offer a lot of nutrition, not many carbohydrates and plenty of flavor, and KC provides a recipe for a salad with nuts.
1/6/2011 6:05:37 AM
A concerned mother uses homemade cheese sauce to sneak a variety of vegetables into kid's meals.
12/28/2010 10:36:50 AM
KC does her culinary impression of an improvisational jazz solo -- using butternut squash and "forbidden" rice.
12/19/2010 11:03:24 PM
Cabbage need not be considered sour, or acidic, or bitter. Here's a mild cabbage recipe anyone can love. Of course it includes bacon! That always helps.
12/12/2010 7:18:02 PM
Comfort food can be vegetables! Just be sure to use cheese and butter to ensure it qualifies as comfort food.
11/21/2010 2:06:42 PM
Working an art fair in a windowless convention center for three days, Colleen finds unexpected inspiration in a celebrity chefs event sharing the same venue.
11/18/2010 4:20:00 PM
KC finds a restaurant that's doing local and sustainable right.
11/18/2010 4:14:09 PM
A rich, creamy side dish for the holidays
10/27/2010 10:47:00 AM
Hank has high hopes for making good homemade wine with his new Artful Winemaker kit.
10/24/2010 10:03:51 PM
This protein-filled side dish has been popular for thousands of years – but you and I just didn't know that!
10/22/2010 12:17:16 PM
The UN's State of the Future report paints a grim picture of what may lie just ahead, meanwhile many millions work with intelligence and wisdom to create something else that is wholesome and enduring ... the Millennial Agrarians.
10/11/2010 3:07:04 PM
K.C. turns to sweet potato chicken soup for warming the cockles of more than just her heart.
10/6/2010 2:46:26 PM
Kathleen "Kat" Montgomery, and her Kat's Salsa Fresco recipe, began doing business at the urging of friends.
10/6/2010 2:17:00 PM
Greensgrow's Eggplant Dip recipe is the perfect appetizer for most any diet.
10/6/2010 2:07:22 PM
Have leftover strawberries this year? Your family is in luck. Use this Pawpaw Strawberry Mousse recipe and let us know what you think.
10/6/2010 12:37:44 PM
Use the fruits of your choice with this delicious Rustic Fruit Tart recipe.
10/6/2010 7:12:09 AM
If you thought Southern cooking was all about lard and frying, take another look. Here's a place with the true secret of Southern cooking: vegetables are king!
9/24/2010 4:49:36 PM
Slow Food International shows off the worlds best food at 2010 Salone del Gusto in Turin, Italy.
9/23/2010 10:37:00 AM
Hank announces the GRIT team's brand new Guide To Homemade Bread.
9/8/2010 11:43:00 AM
Hank loves Nina Planck's 2007 book Real Food: What to Eat and Why.
9/6/2010 4:50:44 PM
The UN's FAO has called an 'extraordinary' session of food specialsts for Sept. 24 in Rome to address the surge in the cost of food, the the specter of global famine. Meanwhile, there are dozens of model solutions people can implement now.
9/1/2010 6:55:23 PM
My dislike for the industrial food system in our nation has always occupied an area of my mind, trying to coax me to change my food shopping ways. Now a new book, Farmer Jane, challenges me to act upon what my brain has been telling me all along.
8/26/2010 12:13:46 AM
A tasty treat featuring Patty Pan Squash!
8/24/2010 8:23:17 PM
You can get more out of your sweet potatoes than just the tubers. Do like Grandma Mallory did, and eat the leaves, too!
8/19/2010 10:12:38 AM
If you find yourself looking at a plate of figs in the refrigerator, turn to this old favorite Traditional Fig Jam recipe.
8/19/2010 10:01:42 AM
Use a natural sweetener with this Agave Sweetened Fig Jam recipe.
8/19/2010 9:52:33 AM
Sweeten your blueberry jam recipe up with a natural sweetener and make Agave Sweetened Blueberry Jam.
8/19/2010 9:33:30 AM
Use this Raspberry Jam recipe for a little something just like grandma used to make.
8/19/2010 9:17:48 AM
Cap a tasty dessert for several months with this recipe for Peach Cobbler in a Jar.
8/18/2010 10:17:35 PM
Go beyond grilling only corn on the cob and potatoes--here's how to cook almost any veggie on the coals!
8/6/2010 4:15:42 PM
These recipes aren't ones I usually think about when planning to make the most of the fruit that's available but they are great!
8/6/2010 10:28:00 AM
A Brinkmann charcoal smoker, the Smoke 'N Grill, will be given away by GRIT and All Seasons Homestead Helpers.
7/27/2010 1:26:35 PM
Living without air-conditioning, summer cooking needs to be easy--and minimal. Colleen shares recipes for three scrumptious salads.
7/7/2010 7:22:22 AM
Not sure about grits cuz it's goopy? Here's a baked grits with bacon and cheese that everyone can love.
6/30/2010 2:25:00 PM
LeAnna has been scheming with her freezer to find ways to save more of our food. Here are some of her tricks.
6/29/2010 7:16:15 PM
This frosty, sweet and slightly tart dessert really hits the spot when the temperatures start soaring. Frozen Lemon Squares have won raves every time I've taken them to a picnic or potluck lately!
6/29/2010 12:33:28 PM
The recently released report of the President's Cancer Panel, and the growing industrial catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, make it glaringly plain: clean land and clean food are our path to survival and good health.
6/23/2010 8:11:08 AM
Asparagus with a zing: an easy recipe that makes this vegetable into a gourmet side dish.
6/22/2010 12:45:58 PM
Sue makes homemade meatballs using grape jelly and chili sauce.
6/14/2010 11:04:11 AM
This homemade bread recipe from Judy will work for even a beginning bread maker.
6/3/2010 1:24:08 PM
Avoid the corn syrup or marshmallows and make this delicious honey-kissed version of candied carrots.
5/26/2010 2:05:06 PM
It's so easy to make your own laundry detergent - economical and greener than using commercial brands!
5/18/2010 12:27:08 PM
Salsify was once called the "poor man's oyster." This jewel of a root vegetable truly does taste like oysters.
5/5/2010 2:37:10 PM
KC outlines program designed to improve child nutrition and stimulate farm economies.
5/4/2010 9:47:59 AM
Susy finds baking bread both enjoyable and deeply satisfying.
4/28/2010 11:55:31 AM
We woke up early and headed out to Twin Oaks Family Fun Farm to pick a few pounds of fresh strawberries to make both quick and easy jam as well as to preserve for future deserts when the season is long gone.
4/26/2010 4:43:04 PM
Susy offers suggestions on how being prepared can keep you from eating out.
4/14/2010 3:38:24 PM
Stretching your family food budget with dried beans and an easy Navy Bean and Ham Soup Recipe.
4/14/2010 2:57:32 PM
Susy and Mr. Chiots make maple syrup from the sap of their maple trees.
4/1/2010 4:39:05 PM
Cindy is slow to warm to the Southern food of her in-laws, but pulled-pork sandwiches win her over.
3/30/2010 12:44:39 PM
Tired of oatmeal for breakfast? Try these sweet and savory muffins – just as healthy, and oh so good!
3/30/2010 10:55:27 AM
A local company serves up some honestly good treats.
3/23/2010 12:34:22 PM
Susy cooks from scratch and saves time for other tasks. Here's how.
3/10/2010 4:36:03 PM
Sandy makes a very special kind of egg sandwich named after a childhood television show villain.
3/3/2010 2:27:31 PM
Virginia reader hopes to locate a recipe from a now-closed café.
2/22/2010 4:08:17 PM
When it comes to food and sex, common sense trumps science.
2/19/2010 4:33:04 PM
All it takes is information, introspection, and a little simple math to convince Susan that buying local food is worth it.
2/19/2010 2:53:10 PM
The snickerdoodle cookie has been around a long time and the basic recipe varies little. However, there are some definite tips and tricks to making the perfect snickerdoodle with crispy edges and a soft middle.
2/16/2010 12:04:01 PM
It’s organic. It’s delicious. It fits ALL budgets. It’s a seasonal treat that can only be made when Mother Nature says so!
2/9/2010 4:21:00 PM
When your freezer is still harboring blueberries, you have eaten all the syrup you can handle, and waffles just seem so boring.
2/3/2010 12:23:31 PM
Comfort food recipes to keep you wam on a cold day.
1/28/2010 1:05:51 PM
Lori gets turned on to problems with high fructose corn syrup and researches sugar substitutes.
1/25/2010 11:46:00 AM
Hank loves cooking with heirloom rice.
12/30/2009 2:16:19 PM
Getting back to nature cured Mishelle's digestive disorder!
12/28/2009 10:47:42 AM
How many degrees of separation can we allow between the natural state of a food, and what we end up eating?
12/21/2009 10:53:04 AM
Shannon keeps learning and making steps toward truely healthy eating.
12/15/2009 2:18:33 PM
Invitation leads to Tennessee BBQ festival standard, the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue.
12/8/2009 1:26:35 PM
Tap a couple trees and serve delicious, golden goodness on homemade pancakes.
12/1/2009 2:13:46 PM
A paranoid gardener reflects on her plans to harvest rye.
12/1/2009 12:54:36 PM
Steps for killing and processing your own turkey.
11/10/2009 11:39:00 AM
This easy bread recipe will have you doing the bread making for your family.
10/15/2009 1:02:51 PM
McCormick & Co. offers a few new spice combinations to spice up your holidays!
9/28/2009 12:57:41 PM
Commercial bread poor substitute for KC's usual bakery-made breads and buns.
8/7/2009 12:11:00 PM
The dairy farm portion of Foxwood Farms is up and running and turning into cheese.
8/4/2009 4:30:39 PM
The art of making bread can sometimes consume you to the point of mixer overload.
8/3/2009 5:42:30 PM
The farmers market is one of my favorite places to be!
7/31/2009 3:03:00 PM
Brent and LeAnna go foraging for free wild blueberries.
7/23/2009 11:15:16 AM
BLT sandwich with homegrown tomatoes and fresh peaches mark the season for KC.
6/25/2009 1:31:00 PM
The Alderman Sterste family goes strawberry picking.
6/25/2009 1:03:58 PM
Tricia may now deserve the long sought after title of bread maker!
5/6/2009 4:16:00 PM
Green tea and probiotics help keep your chickens healthy.
4/30/2009 11:54:00 AM
Brent and LeAnna take their Friday night homemade pizza to a new level by making their own mozzarella.
4/14/2009 10:53:37 AM
Family is the most important part of the holiday for Tricia.
4/13/2009 10:52:23 AM
Wonderful recipes bring out the best of the zesty horseradish root.
4/7/2009 9:19:00 AM
Caffeine in dietary supplements may not be listed on the label.
4/3/2009 11:44:00 AM
Hank is intrigued by a study on walnuts and brain function.
4/2/2009 10:54:00 AM
Andy offers suggestions for intentional eating ... and living.
3/31/2009 6:21:00 PM
Making homemade butter in a mason jar.
3/5/2009 3:49:37 PM
It's fairly apparent Jean likes recipes. Check out the latest from Good Things to Eat!
2/19/2009 2:05:15 PM
A request for help locating a few elusive recipes for our GRIT readers.
2/9/2009 12:27:42 PM
KC gets to know her neighbors through meals and stories.
1/29/2009 9:27:00 AM
Hank reports on the best chili ever.
1/26/2009 4:42:58 PM
Debbie explores this sewing craft and adds new healthy recipes.
1/13/2009 4:22:39 PM
Grapefruit is a wonderful fruit to keep around in the winter.
12/25/2008 8:59:00 AM
Hank reminisces about marzipan and reports on the pig he ate this Christmas.
12/19/2008 6:06:07 PM
Robyn puts a new twist on some standard homemade gifts.
12/18/2008 8:56:00 AM
Hank reports on 18-months of good times with the Orion Original Cooker.
12/11/2008 4:53:55 PM
KC visits a ranch with a built-in butcher shop in Vinovo.
10/27/2008 3:40:47 PM
Editor In Chief KC Compton reports from Turin, Italy where she is participating in Slow Food USA's biannual Terra Madre event.
10/17/2008 5:16:00 PM
Getting the chance to taste this unique fruit.
10/17/2008 8:26:00 AM
Almonds are even better for you than they originally thought.
10/2/2008 4:48:44 PM
Yes, you can grow this tasty treat.
10/1/2008 4:47:55 PM
Lakeshores, fall color, and cheese make a great combination.
10/1/2008 9:45:00 AM
GRIT offers some of the more popular heirloom tomato recipes out there.
9/22/2008 5:26:40 PM
Many flowers and plants have seeds that are easily saved.
8/28/2008 5:37:42 PM
Getting sick of buying yogurt? Make your own.
8/25/2008 5:06:49 PM
Making stir-fry is simple.
8/22/2008 3:19:26 PM
We locavores certainly do eat well – even when we don’t even know that’s what we are.
8/20/2008 12:41:18 PM
Here in South Haven, blueberry is king, and our contribution to the fruit festival line-up is the National Blueberry Festival.
8/19/2008 4:56:44 PM
Tropical region produces the finest hand-picked beans for a perfect cup of java.
8/19/2008 4:50:42 PM
Cutting back on food waste.
8/18/2008 11:27:43 AM
My search for family potato salad recipes was a success.
8/8/2008 11:02:15 AM
Store some of your garden bounty in a root cellar.
8/1/2008 9:29:33 AM
My husband and I decided we were going to start a small flock of chickens. We wanted to be able to raise our own meat and eggs for economic reasons, and because we like knowing exactly what is in the food we eat. We decided we would choose two different breeds to start this flock. AND SO IT BEGAN!
4/29/2008 2:23:40 PM
You'll never do grocery garlic again.
3/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Secrets to milk’s color are all about deflection.
3/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
March brings a sap-sizzling tour in Geauga County, Ohio, that’s worth taking.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Part art and part science, cheese making integrates many variables into a product that reflects nuance of raw material, environment and process - not unlike the great wines of the world.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Resources for cheese making.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Biofuels might be the help small farmers are looking for to ease rapidly increasing energy costs.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Those elongated green fruits don't look a thing like cantaloupe.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Educational project helps New Jersey family keep farm amid urban sprawl.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Administered by the Council on the Environment of New York City, Greenmarket organizes and manages open-air markets in the city.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
A Few Heifer Facts
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
On a Saturday in early June, I accompanied Liz to the Union Square Greenmarket, which is comprised of several dozen vendors marketing all types of produce - fruits, vegetables and even lamb chops.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Raw milk has enjoyed quite a bit of press in the past few years and the only thing that's for sure is that folks don't agree about the benefits and/or risks of consuming it.
9/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
West Virginia group welcomed author Euell Gibbons during early years of Nature Wonder Wildfoods Weekend at North Bend State Park.
5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Greens not only taste great, they nourish our bodies with abundant vitamins and minerals.
3/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
More food outlets are selecting organic produce due to the growing organic food sector, and that means a greater market for producers.
3/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
This soft drink debate covers where in the U.S. use the name Pop vs. Soda vs. Coke, includes information on regions that use specific words to describe their soft drinks.
3/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Joshua Young shares his tips on foraging for mushrooms and his fried morel mushrooms recipe. Originally published as "Fry Up a Batch of Morels" March/April 2007 GRIT MAGAZINE.
3/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Learn how to use medicinal herbs safely, includes information on Sassafras, Sarsaparilla and Bayberry herbs. Originally published as "Use Herbs Safely" March/April 2007 GRIT MAGAZINE.
1/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
An easy-to-carry wallet-sized guide for shopping organic that helps shoppers stay away from pesticide-contaminated produce.
1/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
In this interview, "Farmer John" Peterson talks about how Angelic Organics turned to biodynamic farming and became a successful community supported farm. Originally published as "The Joy of Feeding People" January/February 2007 GRIT MAGAZINE.
1/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Raising goats for milk has benefits, goats frolicking around your farm are a hoot to watch as well as a great source of fresh milk. Originally published as "Pint-size Goats = Gallons of Milk" January/February 2007 GRIT MAGAZINE.
11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
Madalene Hill and Gwen Barclay share soup-making tips to make your soup recipes shine, includes herbs to add to soups, soup starters and recipes for soup stock.