Why You Should Make Oatmeal an Important Part of your Diet

Why You Should Make Oatmeal an Important Part of your Diet

As per the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015-2020, Americans should consume at the very least 50% of their daily intake of whole grains. Many grains can be described as “whole” or unrefined. However, among the ones that are most commonly used is oats. One way to incorporate greater amounts of whole grains into your diet …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Canning

A Beginner’s Guide to Canning

Canning: It probably sounds like something your ancestors did in a bygone era of telegrams and general stores. But this homesteader practice is still beneficial today as a great way to enjoy delicious homemade pickles, preserves, and jams without going to the grocery store.  In a nutshell, canning is a preservation method where food is …

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How to Cook Sous Vide

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Sous Vide Explained Sous vide is a cooking method oftentimes used in high-end restaurants and portrayed on popular cooking shows. The method works to produce consistently excellent flavors and textures, all while maintaining the food’s natural integrity. Sous vide, which is French for under vacuum, is a technique where food is vacuum-sealed and cooked in water maintained …

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