Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

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.

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.