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4th of July Garden Party Recipes

Family and friends gathering in your garden for a 4th of July picnic is one of the best things that can happen in a memorable summer. Why not make the party even more fantastic by serving your version of tried-and-tested all-American favorites? We’ve got four suggestions that are right up your alley – let’s get cooking! Golden Potato Salad Ingredients 2 pounds small Yukon gold potatoes 2 large eggs Kosher salt 1/2 bunch sliced scallions, white and green parts 2

How to Make Quick and Easy Summer Berry Jam

Summer berries are one of the best reasons to plant and tend to a garden. These sweets and delicious mini-fruits are perfect in cakes, pies, and parfaits. They are also perfect for making home-made jams and jellies – and making them into jam is the best way to keep them for longer. We have a quick and easy recipe for summer berry jam that will take you all of thirty minutes – so let’s jam! Ingredients 750 gm mixed summer

6 Perfect Side Dishes for Backyard BBQ

When you’re running around your backyard barbecue trying to make sure you don’t burn the steaks or drop the sausages, you deserve a little leeway to makes sure you don’t end up a frazzled and cranky and not really good company. This is where our six delicious and easy to prepare side dishes come in. They are the perfect complement for your grilled ribs, burgers and chicken, and are easy enough for your kids to handle (with a little adult

6 Unique BBQ Marinades, Rubs, and Sauces

Everybody’s got a secret barbecue sauce, rub, or marinade recipe that they like to brag about during backyard barbecues, tailgate parties, and neighborhood cookouts. Whether the barbecue recipe is from Texas, North Carolina, or Kansas, they are all unique and delicious. But why not try something unusual – say, Asia, the Caribbean, or South America? These six unusual and unusually good recipes will make you the life of the party at your next cookout! White BBQ Sauce Ingredients 1 cup

How to Make Cherry Blossom Preserve

It’s cherry blossom season in Japan, South Korea, and China. If you’re lucky enough to find cherry blossoms blooming where you live (Washington DC is the luckiest place in North America), then you should go ahead and preserve some of these precious blooms so you can enjoy them all year round. Preserving Cherry Blossoms First, make sure that the flowers you are using have not been sprayed with chemicals or been otherwise contaminated. Cut off some not-fully-opened cherry blossom flowers,

Easy Recipes for A Romantic Valentines Dinner

One of the most romantic things you can do for Valentines for your special someone is to make them a romantic dinner. It’s actually quite quick and easy, and with a few special ingredients from your winter garden or your pantry, you are on your way to making home cooking extra special. Squash Risotto Ingredients 1 butternut squash 4 tbsp light olive oil 2 ½ cups vegetable stock 4 tbsp unsalted butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 celery stick,

Delicious Winter Soups

Winter is a great time to make some warm and comforting soups from the previous season’s produce. Let us share with you three of our favorite soups that are delicious, nutritious, and easy-to-make — sure to become new winter traditions for you and your family. Split Pea Soup Ingredients 8 cups cold water 1/2 cup diced bacon or ham 2 cups split peas 1 large carrot, peeled and diced 1 large celery stalk, diced 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried thyme