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How to Freeze Swiss Chard and Other Leafy Greens | Roots & Boots

How to Freeze Swiss Chard and Other Leafy Greens

Learn how to freeze Swiss Chard and other leafy greens so you can preserve your...
Garlicky Green Beans | Roots & Boots

Fresh Garlicky Green Beans

Late summer into early fall is my absolute favorite time to harvest green beans, and...
Apple Sandwiches | Roots & Boots

Kid-Friendly Lunch Idea: Apple Sandwiches

Fun, tasty and healthy, apple sandwiches are the ultimate #momwin. (more…)
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes | Roots & Boots

Roasted Cherry {or Grape} Tomatoes

We're harvesting tomatoes like crazy around here!  If you happen to have an abundance of...
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Home Canned Tomato Soup

This Home Canned Tomato Soup is a great way to add extra veggies to your...
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How to Dry Zucchini Noodles

You've heard the jokes about country folks discovering a bag of zucchini left on their...
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Thoroughly Equipped to Educate

Have you ever done something because it seemed like the right thing, the logical thing,...
Canning Diced Green Chiles

Canning Diced Green Chiles

Canning diced green chiles has been on my list for the last few years.  Last...
Tropical Popsicles

Tropical Popsicles with Pineapple and Coconut

Score some points with the kids at your house (and maybe the grown ups, too!)...
Fresh Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil Pesto

There's just something magical about pesto. It's a simple combination that packs a powerful punch....
How to Prune Basil for the Best Flavor

How to Prune Basil for the Best Flavor

Basil may possibly be the best loved garden herb.  Even people who don’t have a...
Honey Sweetened Blueberry Jam Without Pectin

Honey Sweetened Blueberry Jam Without Pectin

Let's can some honey sweetened blueberry jam! (more…)
How to Save Kale Seed

How to Save Kale Seed (and Why I Probably Won’t Do It Again)

On a whim this spring, I decided to allow several overwintered vegetable plants to go...
DIY Raised Garden Beds

DIY Wooden Raised Garden Beds

Any way you look at it, raised garden beds are my favorite way to grow...
How to Plant a Fruit Tree Guild

How to Plant a Fruit Tree Guild

Imagine an orchard that produces a variety of beautiful fruits each year, adds beauty to...