Organic Living

How to Make Hominy and Other Things to Make with It

How to Make Hominy and Other Things to Make with It

Hominy is made by soaking dry corn in a solution that removes the pericarp from the kernel, this releases the corn’s endocarp to plump up and release its flavor and nutrients. The art of making hominy is as old as pre-columbian time...

Steam Juicing is Easy as Boiling Water

Steam Juicing is Easy as Boiling Water

This time of year you may be overwhelmed with all the ripe fruit and have exhausted your preserving repertoire. Do not despair, there is another way to preserve your fruit, or at least the juice, it is steam juicing! Tricia shows you...

Preserving Your Tomatoes by Canning

Preserving Your Tomatoes by Canning

Tomatoes are a great vegetable to can and it is so easy to do with the water bath canning method. Now that your homegrown tomatoes are ripening, don’t let them go to waste – preserve them whole, halved, crushed, or juiced. Watch...

How to Store and Preserve Garlic

How to Store and Preserve Garlic

Ah, that fresh, pungent homegrown garlic flavor!  It’s so much better when it comes from your own garden. Garlic can be stored as whole heads for a few months to a year, depending on the storage conditions and the variety – softnecks...

Basic French Vinaigrette Salad Dressing with Variations

Basic French Vinaigrette Salad Dressing with Variations

Growing your lettuce and greens organically gives you a better tasting salad and topping it with a simple vinaigrette makes it taste even better. Tricia has shared her recipe and added ways to vary the vinaigrette to suite your tastes. Watch our...

How to Make a Holiday Wreath

How to Make a Holiday Wreath

Make a beautiful, festive wreath to decorate your front door or garden gate this holiday season!  This is a fun and easy project that uses supplies from your own yard to create a unique, personalized holiday wreath. Step 1:  Framing A nicely...

Site Selection and Trellis Design for Hops

Site Selection and Trellis Design for Hops

Hops are an important ingredient in craft beers and if you like a good IPA, then thank the hops for the wonderful flavor and aroma. Hops are easy to grow, fast growing (if grown in the optimum conditions) and can grow up...

Preserves and More Preserves

Preserves and More Preserves

Your trees or vines are overflowing with ripe fruit and your freezer is full of frozen fruit. What do you do with all that fruit? Make preserves! Jams, jellies, marmalade, fruit butter, compote and conserves are some great ways to use the...

Sprouted Wheat Bread

Sprouted Wheat Bread

Number of Servings: 30 Ingredients 1 ¼ Cups Warm Water 2 Tbsp. Active Dry Yeast ¼ Cup Olive Oil ¼ Cup Honey 1 ½ Tsp. Salt 1 Cup Sprouted Grains 2 Cups Sprouted Wheat Flour 2 Cups Organic Bread Flour Directions Blend...

Tapping into the Energy of Our Sun

Tapping into the Energy of Our Sun

Plants have been using the power of the sun since the beginning of time to grow and reproduce. Now humans have started harnessing the power of the sun to generate electricity. Energy generated by the sun, or solar power, is a great...

Gardening Tools

Hauling Tools- Green House