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Canned Pumpkin Pickles Recipe

Our pie pumpkin harvest last year numbered 21 absolute beauties in the 7-8 pound range. We traded some with friends and family, and made pumpkin pie, soup, and bread. We even tried a to-die-for pumpkin trifle. But by late-October we we were still looking at over 100 pounds of pumpkin to use ...

Roasted Pumpkin Soup Recipe

THE VERY BEST PUMPKIN RECIPES:Best Pumpkin RecipesRoasted Pumpkin SoupUse a heavy, thick-fleshed pumpkin variety like the orange Cinderella, the beige Cheese, or the blue Jarrahdale for this soup. Their thick, sturdy walls won’t collapse as they roast in the oven. Yields 6 to 8 servings.1 ...

Vegetable Recipes from the Root Cellar

Late-harvest vegetables are the treasures of every locavore's winter kitchen. Robust, hearty greens, sweet winter squashes, jewel-toned root vegetables, and potatoes of every variety bring satisfying flavors and an impressive array of nutritional benefits to the supper table.Grab the vegetables ...

Recipe Hide and Seek

Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate Your Food Traditions (University of Georgia Press, 2015), by Valerie J. Frey provides useful tips for successfully gathering and preserving family recipes. The book offers advice on interviewing relatives, documenting family food traditions, ...

Refrigerator Zucchini Pickles Recipe

Put ’Em Up! (Storey Publishing, 2010) offers your grandma’s traditional home-canning methods with a modern twist. Flavors are brighter, batch sizes are more flexible and up-to-date methods make the process safer and easier. An extensive techniques section allows you to think outside the box ...

Family Reunion Gelatin Recipes

Whenever we have a family reunion the food table groans under the weight of many amazing and delicious items. When my gramma was alive there was her famous ham. Now her daughter is continuing that tradition. There's also my aunt's wonderful German potato salad and wilted bacon and spinach ...

Amish Honey Bars Recipe

Some Amish do keep bees so that they can make and sell their own honey. Pure homemade honey tastes delicious. I often use honey in place of molasses in recipes because we seem to prefer the taste. This bar is delicious with a strong taste of honey. One of the ways the Amish savor their ...

Grilling With Fresh Herbs

There’s no better way to celebrate summer than by firing up the grill for fresh garden veggies paired with favorite meats. Take it one step further with the addition of fresh herbs, and your foods are sure to be even more delicious and flavorful. Another great thing about grilling is that you ...

Perfect Foods for Social Gatherings

When it comes to a social gathering, the menu is an important part of the celebration. You want foods that look and taste good, and that are easy to make and easy to eat. You also want to make sure you’ve got a variety of foods to satisfy any appetite. Whether it’s a birthday, ...

Grilling Tips

Here are the top 5 tips to ensure perfect grilling for steaks.1. Clean and preheat grill on high.2. Lightly oil and season everything before you put it on the grill. This helps the searing process and prevents sticking.3. Sear the outside of steaks when grilling, using tongs or a spatula to ...

Grilled Cornish Game Hens Recipe with Spiced Cherry Marinade

Award-winning chef Bradley Ogden presents his first cookbook in over a decade. Holiday Dinners with Bradley Ogden (Running Press, 2011) includes 150 cherished recipes for a range of winter holidays — Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s — in one delicious guide for making the most ...

Mother’s Day Springtime Brunch

Warm breezes, blooming flowers – and Mom. When spring is in the air, and especially on a day designed to honor our mothers, there’s plenty of reason to celebrate. It’s the perfect time to bring family together for a welcoming brunch. When planning your menu, be sure to have plenty of ...

Hearty Healthy Spring Soup

My windowsill is lined with seedlings sprouting their little green tops from pockets of soil. Just above the seedlings, my window frames a picture the Wisconsin winterscape, which can be impressive in December, but it gets rather gray and dreary by the end of February. I’m over it, and I ...

Healthy Breakfast Recipe: Muesli

If you are looking for easy and quick breakfast options that are still healthy, try mixing yourself up some muesli. It’s easy to make ahead and store. I know you can buy pre-made muesli, but it’s very easy to make for yourself. You can also customize it the way you want it! Here’s my ...

Game-Winning Dips and Healthy Tips

Two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions are losing weight and eating healthier. But by the time the big game rolls around, many people are ready for a break – or looking for an excuse to cheat. But kickoff does not have to be a signal to punt your healthy-eating habits. Registered ...