Category Archives: Food

DIY Compost Bin and Tips for Composting Beginners

For a homesteader or someone that wants to be more self-sustaining, a compost pile is a must have. One bin can improve the health of your garden, increase your crop yield, and reduce your families waste. You can purchase different styles of compost bins or make them yourself. To get you started, I’ll tell you how to make a quick, simple compost bin and share a few tips for composting success.

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11 Grilling Accessories Every Avid Griller Should Have

The wait is finally over. Grilling season is here! But, before you slap on those burgers and brats, Rural King has eleven grilling accessories you need if you’re an avid griller.¬†Up your grilling game with these tools that make it possible to cook breakfast, lunch, and dinner in your backyard!

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Cast Iron Care Tips and Some Skillet Suppers

Cast iron skillets have always fascinated me with their rustic look and superior searing ability. However, the first time I used a cast iron skillet, I ruined it. After doing some research and learning from some cooking experts, I can confidently say that I used my first cast iron pan all wrong. Before you make the same mistakes as me, read the tips below for some cast iron care tips and some delicious dinner recipes to create in your cast iron skillet.

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Winter Seed Starting 101

Anxious to get started in the garden? I know I am! You don’t have to wait until the weather is perfect. Get a jump start on growing by starting seeds in late winter. You can plant all kinds of flowers and veggies inside, let them grow, and move them outdoors when the weather is right. Today, I’ll cover what plants are great for winter sowing and what supplies you’ll need to get started.

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How to Rock the Perfect Three-Course Valentine’s Meal on the Grill

Looking for a way to impress your Valentine? How about making a delicious, grilled three-course meal filled with foods that are scientifically proven to “enhance your chemistry.” Aphrodisiacs are foods that are meant to heighten love receptors in the brain. I’ve come up with a way to dazzle the taste buds using a few of these foods in a fabulous Valentine’s Day dinner for two. Plus, an explanation for how these foods work to intensify those loving feelings.

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