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Snacks In A Jar To Go

By Fredrica Syren: I love using mason jars for my foods-to-go, so why not also make snacks in a jar-to-go? First, why make any food-to-go in a jar? I’m a very busy mom of three who is a business owner and has a husband who travels for work, so I …

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Save Money—Stop Wasting Food

By Fredrica Syren: Food waste is a huge environmental problem today. It’s a fact that 1/3 of all food produced worldwide is being thrown away and that here in the USA, 25% of our fresh water is being used for food production. And, yes, this is a big issue when …

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Pre-Made Batch Meals from the Freezer

By Kim Robson: Sometimes we just don’t have the time or energy to prepare a meal from scratch. A great solution is batch cooking! Over the weekend, you can make several portions of your favorite recipes, and freeze them for your own do-it-yourself frozen dinners! The bonus: you know exactly …

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Goodbye Plastic, Hello Glass Containers for Storing Food

By Fredrica Syren: As my family continues our journey towards a plastic free life, we have replaced almost all plastics in the kitchen. Food storage had been one area I struggled with at the beginning — only because I really didn’t know what I could use instead. I know how …

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Storing Fruits and Veggies — Less Waste, More Yummy

By Dawna Matthews The bounty in my latest CSA delivery box was wonderful and itʼs not even deep spring yet. It was beautiful to see some of the seasonal changes, but I must admit I get lost when I unpack the box and see everything on the counter. Should I …

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Getting rid of Kitchen Moths

By Kim Robson If you are unfortunate enough to have had an infestation of moths in your kitchen pantry, then you know the horror of spotting even one in your house. Those tiny little brown moths will take over your foodstuffs, ruining everything, if you don’t take immediate and aggressive …

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Preserving Tomatoes

I’m drowning in tomatoes, which is not a bad thing since I love them. I needed to preserve them before they spoiled, so that was a mission today. Here is a super easy recipe from Martha Stewart that I used. I also learned from a co-worker at Green-Mom.Com that you can …

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Canning Tomatoes-Making summer last all year long

I love this time of the year when the garden is exploding with ripe vegetables and fruits. My tomato plants are producing like never before and on top of that I also received tomatoes from a neighbor who does not know what do with her huge  tomato harvest. To preserve …

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