Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

Starting Cuttings with Willow Water and Yummy Salad Dressing Recipes

By Jean Smith From The Garden Gate Farm

I'm always looking for things to do to get me through the winter months... even if those things are projects that won't happen until springs warmer days arrive! I am planning on getting into the green house this week and starting some seeds... I can't even wait. Lavender, peppers, eggplant, leeks, onions along with a bunch of herbs to name a few.

Honeybees in the Garden

By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Become a beekeeper and watch your bee-friendly garden flourish.

Stuffed Cheeseburgers Recipe Made With Ground Chicken

Courtesy National Chicken Council

Spice up the stuffed cheeseburgers with steak sauce and cheddar cheese. 

Mexican Lasagna Recipe

Courtesy National Chicken Council

Layer enchilada sauce, tortillas with cooked ground chicken and green chilies, then top with sour cream and cilantro for a dish that will quickly become a family favorite.


Chicken Chili Recipe

Courtesy National Chicken Council

Turn chicken thighs into a delicious chicken chili with cloves, chili powder, cumin seed, green chilies and chicken stock.

Delicious Country Chicken Casserole Recipe

Courtesy National Chicken Council

Add a sauce of cooked chicken, garlic soup, cheddar cheese to egg noodles, and top with breadcrumbs for a delicious chicken casserole.

Ground Chicken Mini Meatloaf Recipe

Courtesy National Chicken Council

Add breadcrumbs, minced garlic and cheddar cheese to ground chicken for a delicious dinner.

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