Tag: food

Spicy Sweet Pickled Radish Recipe

Radishes are among the first veggies to be planted on the homestead, and usually one of the first to be harvested. I love their peppery flavor. I also love how easy they are to grow. I mean, it’s really hard to mess up radishes in the garden. They are like the entry level choice to

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Bottom’s Up Chili Recipe

Good chili is the way to any man’s heart. But it’s got to be good. I’m talking about an explosion of taste that is virtually savored after each bite. The kind of taste that lingers for a little while in the soul, like an exceptionally moving story or piece of music. Am I being too

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Killer Homemade Dry Rub Recipes

Honestly, growing peppers might be one of my favorite things about the garden. When I sit down over the winter to flip through my seed catalogs, peppers are usually the first I go through. Searching through the all the different varieties makes me feel like I did as a little kid standing at the penny

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Iron Skillet Nacho Pie

College football. It’s a big deal in our house. It’s the gateway to autumn. No pumpkin spiced lattes necessary. If you’re like me, when it’s game day you want something tasty but simple to make. Comfort food without too much indulgence. And if you’ve got friends over, you want something that satisfies every stomach and

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Southwestern Style Bread and Butter Pickles

  I used to think that canning pickles was next to impossible. But you know what? It ain’t no big thang! Seriously. Canning pickles is pretty easy. Once you break down the steps, set aside the initial fear of messing up, and just give it a try you’ll probably wonder why in the world you

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The Scoop on Raised Garden Beds

They come in all sizes. They come in all shapes.  It doesn’t matter how grand or how small your gardening ambition might be. Adding raised beds might be one of the easiest things to consider to give a jump-start to your gardening experience.   The benefits of raised beds There are many reasons to use

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Spotlight: Siberian Kale

I wasn’t always a fan of kale. As a matter of fact, I always associated the taste of kale with dirty feet. It wasn’t until we started to grow our own that I really started to appreciate kale for what it is. Kale is a super food packed with so many nutrients like Vitamin K,

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