Recipes and Food

Scroll through our collection of from-scratch recipes or choose a category below.

Garden Fresh Recipes

All of these recipes feature fresh-from-the-garden ingredients! 

Spreads & Sauces

You don’t  have to buy sauces, jams, and condiments from the store. Learn to make your own!

Breads & Rolls

Icludes yeast breads, rolls, wraps, muffins, and more!

Food Preservation and Canning

Learn how to preserve and can your own food. Includes things like canning applesauce, peaches, jams, and preverving your harvest.

How to Dry Oregano (The Best Way!)

How to Dry Oregano (The Best Way!)

Do you have a garden full of oregano? Learn how to dry oregano so you can enjoy that great oregano taste in dishes and meals all year long! About 7 years ago I planted started a couple oregano plants from seed. That summer I ended up with about 3 quarts of dried...

6 Ways to Preserve Summer Squash

6 Ways to Preserve Summer Squash

Summer squash is a great crop that gives you a big harvest in a short period of time. Learn 6 ways to preserve summer squash to save your harvest for later!

6 Ways to Preserve Strawberries

6 Ways to Preserve Strawberries

Strawberry season can provide a lot of berries in a very short period of time. Learn how to preserve strawberries to enjoy all year long.

How to Can Peaches in Juice at Home

How to Can Peaches in Juice at Home

Canning peaches is a great way to preserve the summer harvest. Learn how to can peaches in juice to enjoy that taste of summer all year long.

How to Make DIY Pumpkin Pie Spice

How to Make DIY Pumpkin Pie Spice

Are you ready to stop buying premade mixes and starting making your own? Here’s how to make homemade pumpkin pie spice for a fraction of the cost!

The Many Uses and Benefits of Oregano

The Many Uses and Benefits of Oregano

Oregano is more than just a culinary herb. It is a powerful medicinal plant with many health benefits. Do you know the all the uses and benefits of oregano?

Is a Tomato a Fruit or Vegetable?

Is a Tomato a Fruit or Vegetable?

Let’s answer the age old question once and for all- Is a tomato a fruit or vegetable? The answer is not as clear cut as it may seem!