Food and Recipes
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Green Rice and Black Bean Bowls Recipe

Green Rice and Black Bean Bowls Recipe

Pear Butter Recipe

This recipe for pear butter goes well with charcuterie platters, and makes an excellent addition to your stash of homemade fruit preserves.


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Autumn Recipes


Pumpkin-Coconut Bisque Recipe
This pumpkin bisque recipe is exotic, easy to make and loaded with nutrients.

Pecan Pie Tarts
Try the alternative sweetener of barley malt and rice syrup to produce a balanced sweetness.

Sweet Pickles Recipe
Make your own pickles with this sweet pickles recipe.


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Honey Banana Bread Recipe – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Honey is the perfect ingredient to add to banana bread for an extra hint of sweetness.



  • Width: 14'-0" Depth: 22'-0"
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  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

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This introductory resource explains how to sustainably manage a wooded property, whether it’s a few acres in the suburbs or a small commercial forest. Readers will learn how to identify the type, health and quality of their trees and woodland; how to plant, prune and thin trees; how to improve their ecosystem by creating trails, adding water and diversifying; how to improve wildlife habitat; and how to increase enjoyment and use of the land by harvesting timber, cutting firewood, building wildlife blinds, making maple sugar, growing Christmas trees, hunting and more.


CIDER Making, Using & Enjoying Sweet and Hard Cider

The revised and rejacketed third edition of Cider offers thorough coverage of every step of cider making, from choosing and planting the best apple varieties to enjoying the finished product. Recipes include sweet and hard ciders, sparkling cider blends, and cider-based foods.