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Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

Sugar Has Company

By Lois Hoffman

Cut down sugar by trying these healthy sweeteners made from natural sources that add the big flavor punch your craving.

Ham and Pepperoni Calzone Recipe

These calzones, featuring made-from-scratch dough, are large and delicious, and can either be served hot from the oven, or made a day ahead, and heated before serving.

Ham Omelet Bakes Recipe

These little omelets can be served hot from the oven, or made ahead for a scrumptious breakfast on the go.

Asian Ham Quinoa Bowl Recipe

Vary the ingredients of this heart-healthy ham dish by trying rice instead of quinoa, or substituting cabbage instead of kale.


Squash Soup Recipe with Ham and Swiss

This hearty soup combines squash, ham, and Swiss cheese, and can be made in less than an hour, if you roast the squash ahead of time.

Recipes Using Ham

By Valerie Boese

Incorporate savory ham into a variety of recipes to create simple and delicious meals for everyone to enjoy.

Fettuccini Carbonara with Ham Recipe

Written and Photos by Valerie Boese

Carbonara is customarily made with pancetta, an Italian version of bacon. But this recipe uses leaner, easier-to-find ham.

Cooking with Cold Smoke

By Jake Levin

Take your culinary know-how to a new level by creating your own DIY cold smoker at home.

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