How to Freeze and Pickle Zucchini

There’s a saying among farmers and homesteaders in my area that goes something like this – don’t ever leave your windows down or doors unlocked this time of year or you may find your car filled with zucchini. For anyone who has raised and harvested...

How to Can Chicken Chipotle Taco Meat

We love chicken chipotle tacos and this is pretty versatile since you can use chicken or turkey raw or cooked. I like to do this with leftover turkey. First, take  3 cans or frozen Orange juice and one can of chipotle peppers ( if you...

How to Grow Tomatillos

Tomatillos are one of the easiest crops to grow in the home garden, and plants yield pounds of fruit even with no care or weeding. Growing tomatillos is extremely rewarding because they’re a dependable crop even in the worst years. Tomatillos are a quick...

How to Reduce Your Salt Intake

When it comes to salt consumption and your health, less is typically better, making you less likely to develop problems with your cholesterol, blood pressure, and digestive system issues. While you can’t completely eliminate salt from your diet—and shouldn’t (!), as sodium is necessary...

The Best 6 States To Live In When A Pandemic Strikes

In October of 1347, 12 ships from the Black Sea docked at the Sicilian port of Messina. The people who were gathered on the dock were shocked to see over half the sailors laying on the decks of those ships, dead. Even though officials...

What Vegetables to Plant in October

October is time for soup and sweaters, falling leaves and scarves. You might think that it’s too cold to garden—but it’s not! There are lots of tasty vegetables you can plant in October. All of these vegetables can handle the cold weather just fine. And...