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How to Freeze Dry Your Garden Produce

There’s something gratifying about picking fresh produce from your own garden. The crisp snap of a green bean, the juicy burst of a ripe tomato, and the sweet aroma of freshly picked herbs offer a real sense of accomplishment and a connection to nature, but preserving that garden-fresh goodness can be challenging as seasons change. …

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Summer’s secret weapon: How to cook with leftover heat

Steaming summer days got you avoiding the oven? Fear not. Here’s a clever trick: leverage leftover heat to cook amazing meals without turning on another appliance. The science behind the sizzle Ovens and stoves retain heat after being turned off. According to General Electric, “the oven interior is designed to retain heat, even several hours …

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Easy Pepperoncini Chicken Alfredo Recipe

I am always looking for new recipes that my family will love. The classic chicken alfredo is always well received, but this pepperoncini chicken recipe is a winner, too. This family favorite combines tangy pepperoncini peppers with alfredo for a winning combination. Served over rice, pasta, or even on a toasted bun, there is a …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Philodendrons: 15 Varieties and Care

Philodendrons are a large genus of plants in the Araceae (Arum) family. They are native to tropical regions and are popular as houseplants due to their attractive foliage and ease of care. Philodendrons are appreciated for their diverse and striking foliage, adaptability to indoor conditions, and relatively easy care requirements, making them a favorite among …

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Weird Pickle Combos You Have to Try!

From viral Chamoy pickle kit videos on TikTok to cheesy pickle-in-a-blanket air-fryer snacks, the humble cucumber is kind of a big “dill” lately. If you’re a pickle fan, you’ll want to try some of these unusual pickle combos. Or, if you’re in a pickle and looking for fun pickle-themed entertainment I’ve listed some pickle-themed events …

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What to Serve with Salmon – Side Dishes, Drinks, and Dessert

Salmon is a versatile and delicious fish that can be the star of any meal. Whether you’re planning a fancy dinner or a casual family meal, pairing your salmon with the right sides, drinks, and desserts can elevate the dining experience. Here’s a guide on what to serve with salmon to help you create a …

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Spicy Southwestern Chicken Salad Recipe for Summer!

Dinnertime is always rough because there are so many people to please around here. I’m thankful for that, but sometimes I need a meal that I crave and that is easy to make, like this Spicy Southwestern Chicken Salad. I don’t know what it is, but chicken salad has always been one of my favorite …

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2024 Summer Gift Guide: The Best Gift Ideas of the Season

Summer is here, and it’s time to embrace the season of sunshine, adventure, and relaxation. Whether you’re looking to surprise a loved one, find the perfect gift for a birthday party, or just treat yourself, this Summer Gift Guide is packed with ideas that capture the essence of summer fun and leisure. From beach essentials …

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The Best Cheese for your Cheeseburger at your Family BBQ

It is summertime, which means lots of fun family BBQs. While we like to vary our menu a bit from time to time, the one food that most everyone loves and is kid friendly is the classic cheeseburger. When grocery shopping, I always get the essentials – burger buns, ground beef, and cheese. The question …

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