Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

Good Golly Gertie, That's Good Gravy

By Lois Hoffman

Gravy has been a staple of rural American diets for ages, but gravy isn't just gravy.

Traditional Seafood Sides

By Kacey Bradley

Read about these traditional seafood sides and how they can fit your beliefs about living sustainably, while satisfying your craving for seafood.

Snow Custard

By Sarah Joplin

Snow custard tastes like days gone by. This short story transports you back in time and shares a sweet recipe for country living.

Different Strokes for Different Folks

By Lois Hoffman

The season of eating is upon us, but not all of us in different parts of the country relish the same tastes.


Winter Soups to Warm You Up

By Valerie Boese

From rich cream soups to nourishing broths, these classic recipes will keep you cozy when the temperatures drop this winter.

Healthy Homemade Bread

By Loretta Sorensen

Slice it any way you like, it’s a fact that making your own bread takes time.

Can You Use an Instant Pot for Canning

By Jenny Gomes

Before you use an instant pot for canning, consider this canning expert’s take on whether or not you should incorporate an instant pot good for canning.

Popcorn Isn't Just Popcorn

By Lois Hoffman

Learn about of one of America’s favorite treats: Popcorn, including information on the different varieties and science behind the pop.

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