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How to Freeze Herbs in Olive Oil

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Has your herb garden been hit by frost yet? If it hasn’t, now is a good time to give them a trimming before you miss the chance. It will also save you a little spring cleanup! Although the herb drying is appealing to me, I don’t have a dehydrator, nor the ideal […]

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Potato Leek Soup Recipe

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Last year we meet Sean Arnold at the PA Farm Show. He joined us along with Buy Fresh Buy Local, to talk about how to find, choose and appreciate great local foods, and support the farmers and lands, which produce them. Sean Arnold, from the Healthy World Café’ and Executive Chef for Underground […]

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Knowing When to Can OR to Freeze

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SHARE THIS PAGE: I am quick to admit that it is very satisfying to see my countertop lined with cooling jars, and then to know that I can grab one just seconds before the contents are needed for a meal or snack. It is enjoyable to browse the shelves of preserves & choose a few […]

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Get More Out Of Your CSA – Make Vegetable Stock

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are pleased to introduce our guest blogger, Sarah Mock from How I Pinch a Penny. Sarah has some excellent tips and creative ways to save money around your home. One way she saves, is by preserving her own food. Today she is teaching us how to use every ounce of goodness […]

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How to Make and Freeze Baby Food in Jars

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Making your own baby food is great way to ensure your baby is eating the freshest locally grown fruits and vegetables. It is quite simple to do and before you know it you’ll have a freezer stocked with your local bounty. Once your pediatrician has suggested it’s time to introduce solid foods, […]

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Roasted Tomato Sauce for Freezing or Canning

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Summer is coming to a close, and it is time to round up the last of the tomatoes and preserve them for winter. We made quite a few batches of this roasted tomato sauce. It is so good, we even ate it as tomato soup…yes, it’s just that good! We love it […]

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Freezing in Canning Jars 101

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Whether you plan on freezing leftovers or following a “freezer style” recipe, there are some questions that usually come to mind. Which jars can I freeze in? Jars that do not have shoulders (ones that are straight sided or “tapered”) are the easiest because the contents can expand upward in the jar […]

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