Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

Are You a Locavore?

By Frank and Jayni Carey

Support your health and the strength of the economy by sourcing your groceries locally.

Packing a Camp Cooler

By Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson

Pack your cooler efficiently with these tips.

Cook it in Cast Iron

By Dawn Marie Crocker

Create mouthwatering meals using your cast-iron cookware.

The Meaning of ‘Comfort Food’

By Oscar H. Will III

Read how the definition of comfort food has changed over time.


Oh, So Simple Sour Cream

By Kristi Cook

Add DIY sour cream to your recipe box for a fresh alternative to the commercial stuff.

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.