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Free Canning App Helps with Food Preservation

Have you ever felt intimidated by the idea of home canning? Has it always seemed too complicated? If so, the new free canning app from Mother Earth News offers you the knowledge you need to start cann…

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5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home

I recently posted the article 5 Things to Start Making at Home (which included resources to help you make handsoap, compost, brooms, butter and cheese). Here are even more ideas to help you get closer…

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Learn 3 New Homesteading Skills

The word "homesteading" has made its way back into modern parlance—but a homestead certainly doesn't have to be 5 acres in the country. Homesteading is more of an attitude than anything else. It's abo…

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Tomato Jam

I first made tomato jam a few years ago as an accompaniment to a decadent Middle Eastern-inspired meal in honor of my friend Nadia and her then-boyfriend, Martin who'd made the long trek out from …

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Can You Can It? A New Contest With Great Prizes!

'Tis the season for canning! Raspberries, blueberries, cucumbers, tomatoes, corn, peppers, peaches and more are bursting off the vine/stalk/cane/tree in massive amounts, begging to be preserved for th…

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Home Canning is Hot

Home canning is getting its close-up, a revival that was bound to happen eventually. It's funny how trends sneak up. I began to think about canning as I gravitated more and more toward a local diet. I…

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