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How To Make Your Own Vitamin C At Home

“So you may not know that almost all of the vitamin C supplement manufactures are making their vitamin C from genetically engineered corn. What! You exclaim. How am I supposed to get enough vitamin C into my family if I don’t buy store bought supplements? Answer: You make your own! What you are about to […]

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42 Flowers You Can Eat

“The culinary use of flowers dates back thousands of years to the Chinese, Greek and Romans. Many cultures use flowers in their traditional cooking — think of squash blossoms in Italian food and rose petals in Indian food. Adding flowers to your food can be a nice way to add color, flavor and a little […]

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Urban Foraging – How To Find Free Food In The City!

“If foragers search for edible wild plants, what do urban foragers do? Look for edible plants in the city, of course! Urban foraging is part of a larger movement towards sustainable living, urban homesteading, and guerrilla gardening. San Francisco, Portland, and New York City are leading the way with urban foraging communities and classes to […]

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How To Pickle Anything (No Canning Necessary)

“There are certain things I will never understand in this world: the rules of cricket, how fish reproduce, quantum harmonic oscillation… and people who don’t like pickles. That last one is probably the hardest for me to grasp, however. Because: come on, pickles taste amazing! Snap into a perfectly crisp gherkin that’s sopped up plenty […]

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How To Make Sugar From Beets

How to make your own sugar… “Sugar beets were once used to create sugar when it was an expensive item. Because it was costly, individuals who did not have a high income would boil beets for sugar. Sugar beets are the only type of beet that sugar can be extracted from because they contain a […]

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How to Make Homemade Butter In A Stand Mixer

“Okay, so maybe I just tend to get overly excited about butter in general, but I am pretty sure that making homemade butter in my Kitchen-Aid is both the coolest and the most domestic thing I’ve ever done. Just when I didn’t think it was possible to love an appliance even more… I mean really, […]

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Make A Month’s Worth Of Green Smoothies

“I started drinking green smoothies during my first whole living challenge attempt, and ever since then they’ve been a staple in my a.m. intake. What thrills me even more than the fact that I start most days drinking literally one of the healthiest things you can put in your body (kale) – and LIKING IT! […]

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How To Make Your Own Electrolyte Energy Drink

“Gatorade, PowerAde, electrolyte pumped-up sports drinks… they’re good for you, right? You see athletes chugging down bottles of the neon-colored liquid in every ad and real life, surely they do something, and they do. They help you maintain your body’s balance of electrolytes during or after periods of heavier exercise. But when you look closer, […]

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How To – Cold Storage 101

“While many of you might partake in canning and freezing the harvest, cold storage is another option that is less familiar for the home preservationist. Cold storage requires more space than canning or freezing might and is better suited for large quantities of produce (say, a bushel of apples) that thrive in a colder environment. […]

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How To Make Homemade Feta Cheese

“I have been promising to bring you my homemade feta cheese recipe for a while. Today is finally the day. You may be wondering why I bother making feta cheese from scratch. The answer – as is often the case – is that homemade tastes great and because I can. I am, after all, the daughter […]

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