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Canning 101

The process of canning has been around for centuries and is still widely used today. Canning is a method of preserving food that allows you to store food contents for long periods – even several years. Canning methods used today – i.e., the use of a two-part canning lid – dates to the early 20th … Continued

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(Local) School Snacks

Let’s face it, snacks are important. To a kid, snacks are an irreplaceable delicacy. Unfortunately, a lot of the snack foods available today are packed with preservatives and lacking in basic nutrition. But don’t fret! We have some ideas for whipping up healthy, local (and not to mention delectable) snacks to send—or eat—with your kids! … Continued

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DIY Summer Fruit & Veggie Chips

The marketing genius behind Lays’ famous old slogan was not mistaken when they coined the phrase, “bet you can’t have just one!” We’ve all been in this situation: a bag of deliciously tempting potato chips is placed in front of you. You tell yourself you’ll just have one, maybe two. Fifteen minutes later, you find … Continued

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