Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

Simple Sourdough Bread

Victoria Redhed Miller

Sourdough doesn’t have to be complicated. Make delicious homemade bread with these easy-to-follow instructions.

Classic Pot Pies

By Andrew Weidman

Warm up on a cold day with a bowl of delicious pot pie and a fluffy biscuit.

Fresh, Homemade Butter

By Kristi Cook

Make fresh, homemade butter in less than 30 minutes.

Dehydrating Wild Apples and Plums

By Loretta Liefveld

How to dehydrate wild apples and plums.


Dehydrating Kale

By Loretta Liefveld

An experiment with dehydrating kale.

No Power, No Problem for Food Preservation

By Lois Hoffman

Before the modern conveniences of canning and freezing, folks found ingenious ways to preserve food that are still applicable today.

Peach Salsa

By Connie Moore

Fruit adds a wonderful dimension to spicy salsa.

Good Farm Breakfast

By Lyssa McKenry

Here's what to eat for a hardy breakfast that will stick around while you're putting in a full day's work.