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Making Your Own Baby Food

You don’t have to buy commercially prepared food for your baby. Homemade baby food is easy to make, inexpensive and environmentally friendly. It can be as nutritious, if not more nutritious, than...

Basil

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is one of the most popular and easy to grow garden herbs. There are many varieties and related species that make up the group of annual basils, but all are warm-season,...

Pickled Cucumbers

Bread-&-Butter Pickles Ingredients: 6 pounds of 4- to 5-inch pickling cucumbers 8 cups thinly sliced onions (about 3 pounds) ½ cup canning or pickling salt 4 cups vinegar (5 percent) 4½ cups...

Strawberry Jam

Strawberries are practically perfect for making jam. A classic strawberry jam is simply made with strawberries and sugar, a freezer jam can be easily prepared using powdered pectin, and there are...

Preserving Peaches

Canning Peaches (Halved or Sliced) Quantity: An average of 17½ pounds is needed per canner load of 7 quarts; an average of 11 pounds is needed per canner load of 9 pints. A bushel weighs 48 pounds...

Serve a Healthful, Low-Cost Holiday Meal

Good nutrition doesn’t have to be expensive this Thanksgiving and Christmas season. In 2010 the following menu could be prepared at home to serve eight people for less than $31. Holiday Menu That...

Pie Fillings

The recipes for fruit pie fillings all use a modified food starch called Clear Jel®. This starch produces the correct thickening, even after the fillings are canned and baked. Other starches, such...

Smart Snacking

“I’m hungry! What can I eat?” This is often the first words that a child says when they get home from school. If your child or teen’s next mealtime is more than an hour away, offer them some healthy...

Blueberry Basics

This flavorful berry is enjoyed in muffins, cobblers, pies, and pancakes as well as in fresh fruit salads or just by the handful. Blueberries are brimming with vitamins, minerals, fiber and...

Safe Handling of Wild Game Meats

ABIDE BY GAME REGULATIONS FOR HUNTING, TRANSPORTING AND STORING GAME. Care in the Field Be Prepared for the Hunt: Remember to bring a sharp hunting knife, a small hatchet, a whetstone or steel,...

Safe Handling of Wild Game Birds

Care in the Field Be Prepared for the Hunt: Remember to bring a sharp hunting knife, a steel or whetstone, light rope or nylon cord, plastic bags, clean cloths or paper towels, and a cooler filled...

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