Simple Meal-Plan Hack

Forget starting from scratch each evening: End weeknight menu madness with this wholesome meal-plan hack.

How to Make Your Own Chicken Stock

Good stock is an important base to flavoring a lot of recipes. Learn how to make your own chicken stock at home with these instructions.

Love Your Basil: Spicy Globe Basil Risotto with Ruby Jewel Sweet Red Corn

Colorful Harvest is a specialty produce company out of California and have developed a delicious new corn, Ruby Jewel Sweet Red Corn.  Guest blogger Ramona Werst created a risotto recipe using 'Spicy Globe' basil and Ruby Jewel Sweet Red Corn. You can replace the corn with a sweet corn and it will be a tasty dish.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Start the grill and make a deliciously seasoned chicken recipe tonight!

Fall Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Parmesan

The classic Italian flavors of basil and garlic mix with savory spinach, Parmesan and cream cheeses in this fall recipe for Stuffed Chicken Parmesan.

Love Your Basil: Thai Basil

In the late summer, Ocimum basilicum 'Thai' bares beautiful red or deep purple blooms. Check out Ramona's recipe for basil-infused chicken dumplings.

“Natural” Chicken Label Comes Under Scrutiny

Almost a third of chicken sold in the U.S. is injected with salt water, doubling or tripling the product’s sodium content. The USDA is considering revising its standards for chicken labeling so these products can't be labeled 'natural.'

DeLoach Vineyards: Farm-Fresh Eggs

Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace shares her newfound love for farm-fresh eggs after experiencing rich, nutritious eggs at DeLoach Vineyards in Santa Rosa, California.

Kitchen Shots: Citrus Marinade

This marinade not only tenderizes meats and chicken, but it also has a wonderful zesty taste that is easy to get hooked on!

Cooking with Green Garlic

Anyone who has ever grown garlic knows how delicious the green tops are in spring salads and perhaps have even tossed a handful into a soup stock. With their heady garlic scent and bright green goodness, these edible green grasses are just the thing for winter weary palates.

Sesame Teriyaki Stir Fry for Two

Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace tests out a new, USDA organic sesame teriyaki sauce from Organicville. The sauce inspired her to make a delicious chicken chow mein stir fry for dinner.

Adventures in Chickensitting

I've never thought of myself one to carry on the family tradition of farming - but now that I have the opportunity to raise chickens within city limits, I am going to give it a shot! Read about how I'm getting started in urban chicken farming. And please, send me suggestions!