Friday, October 3, 2008

Unusual Things to Do with Your Harvest Fruits and Vegetables

If you have a vegetable garden or grow your own fruit, you are surely used to spending your days canning or freezing your crop. Here are some ideas that are a little more unusual than everyday canned pears and frozen peas and corn.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Split Pea Soup with Smoked Ham and Swiss Chard

Warm comfort food for cool fall days. Unlike some greens, the mild flavor of the chard does not overpower the soup.

Backyard Health: The Magic of Healing Herbs 1

Herbs have always played an important part in healing in many cultures. Some may seem may seem somewhat strange to us today, but when we look at herbs and their uses, we will notice that they are just as effective as they were thousands of years ago.