Category: Eat. Drink. Preserve.

Articles on cooking, preparing & preserving food from your home garden.

Preserving the Harvest with Easy Freezer Tomatoes

How to Prepare Freezer Tomatoes in 5 Easy Steps… Confession: I’m a lazy food preserver. And, that’s true even if I do find myself putting up a lot of food harvests from spring to autumn. Sure, I can a few jars of spicy, pickled beans. And I usually put up several jars of jam each… Read more »

Edible Wild Nettles for Spring

Edible wild nettles are better than you might think! Edible wild nettles have a bad reputation for their nasty sting. But nettles deserve our praise. And, they’re a great reminder that what may be called an invasive weed by one is a beneficial food source to others. In fact this can be true about many… Read more »

Pruning Lavender & Drying the Harvest

Learning how to prune lavender is relatively simple. Learning how to prune lavender is simple. And when you do it right, your plants should thrive. And you’ll enjoy a multi-functional herbal harvest when you’re done! It’s important to know when to harvest your lavender. Most who harvest the flowers to store will recommend cutting out… Read more »