Did you know rhubarb was a vegetable? Have you had rhubarb sauce? I love it on ice cream! This sauce can also be made into a jam, no pectin needed, because rhubarb contains pectin!
Grow edible flowers to give your garden beauty, with usefulness. Flowers are pretty, but many are also edible. Use this list to supplement your garden with beautiful, edible, flowers!
Sometimes when I have a few extra dollars, I’ll treat myself and go out to eat. I love Italian food, and the olive oil bread dip is my favorite. It’s also really easy to make!
I put together this list of gardening techniques to help new gardeners here at DIY Natural navigate through all the different approaches to growing gardens.
Starting seeds indoors is simple, it saves a lot of money, and it allows you to do some gardening before it’s warm out. No, it’s not same as digging in the soil outside, but it’s the next best thing!
Last week we explored how to quench your spring fever by growing microgreens. Today we’re going to talk about how and why eating and growing sprouts is also a great idea!
It definitely took a few tries for me to come up with a homemade tomato soup recipe that lived up to my husband’s childhood memories. But this soup does it!
Growing microgreens is a great way to have fresh greens during winter. But don’t limit them to cold weather, they’re delicious and nutritious all year long!
Is sugar vegan? The answer may surprise you. The short answer is, some types/brands of sugar are vegan. Learn why all sugar is not vegan, and learn which brands of sugar are vegan.
Let’s answer the question, “What is Herbs de Provence?”, learn how to use it, and learn how to make a Herbs de Provence oil so we can cook with these delicious flavors more often!
While it’s easy to make maple syrup, it is definitely time consuming. We go over the process and also teach you about a bunch of other trees to tap for syrup!
Bay Laurel (Laurus Nobilis) contains volatile oils that lend the flavor we love when cooking. Medicinally it is used as a digestive aid, anti-inflammatory, along with several other applications.
The key element to a good orange marmalade recipe is to incorporate little bits of rind and pulp to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. We also make it with honey for a thick, jam-like consistency.
I recently bought a glass top stove, and because this type of cooktop was new to me, I had to learn how to treat and how to clean glass stove top properly. Included are two homemade, natural recipes for cleaning your glass top stove.
I reuse spice jars because they’re free and clear (pun intended), they come with built-in shaker tops, and you can reuse them as many times as you wish. Check out these 3 creative ways I reuse them.
If you grow a vegetable garden you may be avoiding shady areas. This article on usable/edible shade plants will teach you which plants grow well in the shade.
When recipes are written in parts, it’s a scaling recipe that gives you the freedom to choose the amount to make. You can use this concept with all recipes.
I love balsamic glaze drizzled on warm fresh figs, stuffed with goat cheese! I used to buy the glaze but recently developed my own recipe. It’s a delicious condiment on so many things! Enjoy.