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Articles about organic gardening, from-scratch recipes and food preservation techniques and tutorials.

Top 10 Best Crops for Your Victory Garden

Victory gardens gained popularity in both WW1 and WW2 when American and Canadian citizens were encouraged to grow as much of their own food as possible so that commercially grown food could be sent to troops and allies fighting overseas. Today, victory gardens are...

Turmeric Scrambled Eggs And Garlic

I’ve always loved eggs, but ever since I started doing Keto a couple months ago, my egg consumption has gone through the roof. These days, it’s not unusual to find 4 dozen eggs in our fridge at any given time, and we don’t even have laying hens...

Low-Sugar Mango Jam Recipe

Every year around this time, I start craving all things tropical: Tropical fruits, piña coladas, Hawaiian-style barbecues, reggae music, an all-inclusive beach vacation in an exotic locale… By late February/early March, I’ve pretty much had...
How to Grow An Heirloom Vegetable Garden

How to Grow An Heirloom Vegetable Garden

If you’ve never eaten an heirloom tomato fresh off the vine, then you, my friend, haven’t truly lived. Honestly, when it comes to most vegetables in the garden, you just can’t beat the flavour of heirloom varieties.  Buttery French heirloom pumpkins. Fresh, juicy...

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Traditional Christmas Tourtière Recipe

Traditional Christmas Tourtière Recipe

Tourtière is a traditional French Canadian meat pie that’s made only at Christmas time, but this tourtière recipe is good enough to enjoy all year long! According to this article by Food Network Canada, tourtière can be traced back to 17th century Québec. French...

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Old-Fashioned Homemade Eggnog Recipe

Old-Fashioned Homemade Eggnog Recipe

I’ve been wanting to try making homemade eggnog for a while now. In fact, I’ve been wanting to try making it myself ever since I realized you could make such things at home.  But, like many things, it’s just one of those projects that’s been pushed to the back...

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