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Easy Ways to Begin Cooking with Cranberries

Cranberries are essential to a holiday meal. They are a great accompaniment to turkey, duck, goose, and other fowl, as well as beef or pork roasts. That tang from a side of cranberries cleanses the palette and cuts through the fat. Cooking with cranberries is actually...

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Eating Seasonally in October

Eating seasonally in October is a mash-up of summer crops and cool weather favorites such harvests as broccoli, pumpkins, apples, and persimmons. The bright sun and crisp, cool air of October signals the end of harvest season in many places. However, fresh and...

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Cranberry Pear Spoon Cake

When it comes to the holidays, cranberries are a guest star on the table. Yes, they are a favorite as a sauce or relish for roasted turkey, but why not give them a chance at dessert? These little beauties can compete with the best pumpkin or pecan pie, especially when...

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Providing Supplemental Chicken Coop Lighting

Experiencing the ebb and flow of egg production? You can safely provide supplemental chicken coop lighting when you take these factors into consideration. If you keep chickens, you have experienced the ebb and flow of egg production. Spring and summer are the glory...

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How to Make Pumpkin Puree from Scratch

Organic pumpkin puree can be pricey. Whole organic pumpkins and other local winter squash can often be found for a deal this time of year. Thankfully, learning how to make pumpkin puree from scratch is easy. This basic process is relatively hands-off and results in a...

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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice!

Official pumpkin spice season might be limited to October, but I'm a big believer in stretching all that spicy goodness out as long as I can. Pumpkin spice flavored goodness may be a limited edition at certain retail outlets, but in my household, any day is a great...

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Kitchen Herb Garden Cold Remedies

When the cold bug hits a home, it's a bugger of a thing to fight and get on top off. There are numerous remedies and medications available at the local pharmacy. You can also find natural relief by making herb garden remedies right from the abundance in your backyard...

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Your Cold Climate Garden is Possible!

Have you ever wondered how people in Alaska or northern Canada garden? Isn't it cold all the time? Not quite! A cold climate garden is very possible and very rewarding. Gardeners in Zones 1, 2, 3, and 4 have all learned how to work with their climate and soil. They...

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