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How to Freeze Fresh Corn

Fresh Corn is at its peak right now and it’s especially sweet and tender. Freezing is a great way to preserve it. I went out early this morning, wanting to meet the corn truck at the local farmer’s stand. I love to be there when

Freezing Fresh Basil ~ Whole Leaf

Fresh basil’s a herb that’s easy to grow, especially in the warmer weather. So I grow plenty to freeze for later when the weather gets cold again. My garden is overflowing with fresh basil. I love freezing the excess so we can enjoy our homegrown

Rendering Bacon Grease For Cooking

I believe in trying to use every bit of everything I can. Not waste a thing, especially with the price of food now a days. Every little bit helps. Bacon fat has been used for years in cooking. My mom always saved her bacon grease. We

Homemade Laundry Detergent

  Have you ever considered making your own laundry soap? If you haven’t you should. I have been making my own for over four years. I’ve always been able to get a pretty good deal on laundry soap. But this homemade laundry detergent recipe makes 2