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Three Delicious Recipes Made With Leeks

Leeks are vegetables that are related to onions, shallots, and scallions. They are versatile, tasty, and are good for you – with plenty of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Here are three of our favorite ways to prepare leeks in delicious and savory ways. Savory Leek and Tomato Pie Ingredients 2 9-inch ready-to-bake pie crusts 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 leek, thinly sliced 8 oz. cherry or grape tomatoes, halved ¼ cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped 8 oz. sliced fresh

How to Pickle Summer Squash

Pickling summer produce like squash, cucumbers, zucchini, and other vegetables are a great way to preserve fresh vegetables to last you well into the winter. While purchasing canned and pickled vegetables from the store is easier, pickling and canning your own produce is much more satisfying and is better for you (there are no added chemical preservatives in home-made pickles). Here’s an easy to follow guide to making and canning your summer squash. Ingredients 2 pounds squash, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds

6 Ways To Enjoy Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossoms are probably the most popular tree flower every spring, with countless people going to see them bloom in places such as Washington and Japan each year. But aside from just watching the beautiful cherry blossoms on the tree, what else can you do to enjoy them? Here are 6 ways you can enjoy them more. 1. Take pictures. Get your camera and head outside to where the cherry trees bloom. The cherry tree, or the sakura, loves putting