Preparation is key to safe food storage
Use any frozen baby food within a month. Once your baby is bigger, you can freeze food in 75ml to 125ml containers as they will be eating this amount from about eight months. Reducing Everyday Exposure to Harmful Chemicals. * Peel fruits and vegetables ...
Turning Berlin's gray rooftops green
Except instead of rifling through bags, she takes you outside on her terrace to choose which leaf smells most tempting for brewing. With mint nestled among dozens of other herbs, ... "I've been eating my purple kale leaf by leaf, but I am trying to ...
How to do Christmas lunch on the cheap
Think outside the usual Christmas food paradigm and you might be pleasantly surprised. Try some pork shoulder rolled into sausages, ... The neck, feet and carcass can be thrown together in a pot with water, herbs and a little vinegar. A few hours of ...
The frugavore's guide to Christmas
The Holiday Gift Guide, Kitchen Edition
Round measuring spoons are generally fine, but they have an insanely annoying downside, which is that they will not fit into most spice containers. The set has six measuring spoons, delivering some useful half sizes not often .... but I now have to ...
Merrick House to host series of events
At the event, volunteer master gardeners gave tips on how to grow herbs and vegetables in a backyard garden, whether that would be a container- or a raised-bed garden. “I've already learned how to grow my own lettuce in a container,” said Golovac.
Healthy eating is more expensive: How you can get around the costs
Whether it's a few pots of greens and tomatoes on your apartment deck or a large swath of land outside, every bit you can grow yourself is less you'll have to buy. And, all of those things you can grow are undoubtedly healthier than their frozen and ...
Something's Cooking in the Classroom
Chef Barb discussed how whole grains contain more nutrition, showing the students a small container of both white and whole wheat flour so they could see the difference for themselves. Earlier in the week, the class learned about how different fruits ...
Finding good tomatoes can be a triumph
The other answer is to grow your own. Jane Grigson writes, "swaddled in plastic ... can never have the same effect as the brutal glare that burns tomato leaves in the field and bronzes the fruit to richness". In southern Italy, she saw ... Falg ...
How to get rid of indoor plant insects
Sioux City Journal
Answer: Let's start at the beginning and go back outside. Insect populations that were held in check outdoors by weather conditions, predators or parasites might expand rapidly indoors where conditions are more favorable. ... It might be a coincidence ...
Jane Says: Give Green Food Gifts This Holiday Season
Six-drawer orchard rack: This is a practical way to store local seasonal fruits and vegetables, and if I had good access to a dark cool shed or basement, I'd put it on my holiday wish list in a heartbeat. ... Growing Organic Vegetables & Herbs for ...