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FREE YOGURT FOR LIFE

FREE YOGURT FOR LIFE

You can make your own yogurt for pennies--and you should. Yogurt making isn't that hard at all. You don't even need a yogurt maker if you choose the right kind of yogurt. I hate paying two bucks for over-sweetened yogurt that tastes like guar gum. I also hate getting...

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SWISS CHARD AND MUSHROOMS

SWISS CHARD AND MUSHROOMS

I'm buried in Swiss Chard. It's time to eat some greens! I love this, which is good because I'm going to be eating it for the rest of the summer. INGREDIENTS Swiss chard...

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WASTE LESS

WASTE LESS

here's a woman I follow who fit two years of her trash in a jar.  Two years! There's another woman I found who goes around Manhattan to CVS stores rescuing things getting tossed as garbage--"almost" expired products, perfect or seasonal unsold...

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“CAN I FREEZE THESE FOODS?”

“CAN I FREEZE THESE FOODS?”

Freeze food now. Avoid shopping and cooking later. "Can I freeze...." It's the trending Google search in the UK right now.  At first I thought Londoners were having a cold snap hunting down ski coats. Not so. They're freezing food. With people on lockdown and supply...

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NO SPACE? GET GRAFTED FRUIT TREES

NO SPACE? GET GRAFTED FRUIT TREES

TL;DR: Get some fruit trees. Grafted fruit trees can really save the day. Don't kill them. Don't let the birds and deer eat your fruit. "How can I stop buying fruit every year and be more self-reliant? I don't have much land..." If you've got a smallish Poser...

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DON’T TOSS THE BLACK BANANAS: MAKE BANANA BREAD

DON’T TOSS THE BLACK BANANAS: MAKE BANANA BREAD

This is an old favorite recipe for saving slimy, overripe bananas from death. When a banana gets that "yuck" texture--that's when it's at its best for banana bread. It's part of the "Recycled Food Series" aimed to get us to rethink a lot of what we throw away. America...

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MAKE PESTO FOR PENNIES

MAKE PESTO FOR PENNIES

Make pesto like a chef–for pennies–and have a taste of summer all year long!   Pesto costs fifteen bucks for a tiny jar in the store–enough for my dinner alone.  If  you knew how cheap it was to make, you’d be mad. Grow some basil. Harvest it. Put it in the...

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VEGGIE EGGROLL RECIPE

VEGGIE EGGROLL RECIPE

What do I do with all this cabbage? Make a poser homestead mock egg roll one-pot meal! Every fall we're buried in cabbage. That's a blessing. Also a blessing: cabbage is one of the best root cellar foods out there. It will last until the first leaves of spring salad...

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