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This spicy chipotle hummus recipe is easy to make and a great addition to wraps or game day appetizers. So much better than store bought! #vegan #vegetarian
Making tangerine or orange liqueur at home is easy, and it's a fun way to preserve the citrus harvest. This homemade triple sec uses the season's abundance of tangerines or oranges. You'll be so happy to have this pop of flavor for DIY cocktails or flavoring meals. #booze #recipe #liquor via @Attainable Sustainable
This homemade applesauce recipe doesn't require any measuring at all. I've been making it like this since I was a child and it's still a winner. If you're used to picking up a jar of applesauce at the supermarket, you're going to be pleasantly surprised. Homemade applesauce is easy to make and much less expensive. #canning #preserving #homestead via @Attainable Sustainable

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Growing Cucumbers in the Backyard Garden
Fresh cucumbers add a fresh, light flavor to salads, but they’re also a great addition to smoothies. Here’s what you need to know about growing pickling cucumbers (aka cukes) for fresh eating, from temperature requirements to cucumber watering. Plant some in your vegetable garden!
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Candied Jalapeno Peppers (Canning Recipe)
Candied jalapeño peppers — sometimes referred to as “cowboy candy” — make a great pantry staple for adding flavor to a variety of recipes. This easy canning recipe calls for the water bath method, making it perfect for beginning canners.
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Green Onion Dip Recipe: Make it for Your Next Bash (No Packet Required)
Made from fresh ingredients, this easy green onion dip recipe is a healthier stand-in than store-bought flavor packets. Add this easy sour cream dip to your next big game party or holiday appetizer buffet.
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Chunky Applesauce (Canning or Fresh Eating)
This homemade applesauce recipe starts with apples fresh from the backyard orchard or farmers market and results in a flavor-packed sauce. And it couldn’t be easier. Enjoy it fresh or dive in to learn about canning applesauce for the pantry.
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Canning Grapes
If you've got an abundance of late summer grapes, consider canning them! It's an easy way to preserve them for adding to fruit or chicken salads all year long.
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Easy 5-Ingredient Cilantro Sauce
For fast flavor, this easy cilantro sauce can’t be beat! It’s super simple to make with fresh ingredients, and combined with lime and garlic, it’s a great way to utilize an exuberant crop of cilantro.
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How to Make Pineapple Jam (Safe Canning Recipe)
Ready to make your own pineapple jam? This recipe transforms a favorite tropical fruit into a shelf stable jam that is more delicious than the store-bought option. This small batch jam recipe for a not-too- sweet jam preserves the flavor of ripe pineapple in a jar.
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Banana Pepper Recipe: Fermented Hot Sauce
This fermented banana pepper sauce makes a spicy condiment packed full of flavor and probiotics. Better yet? This banana pepper recipe is a snap to make! #fermenting
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Growing Shallots for Gourmet Gardening
Shallots aren’t onions, even though they may look like small onion bulbs. They aren’t garlic bulbs either, even though they grow in heads with multiple cloves. Shallots are a tasty vegetable in a category all their own. Here's how to grow them in your vegetable garden!
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Refrigerator Dilly Beans Recipe -- Fresh From the Garden Goodness!
These refrigerator pickled green beans are an easy way to preserve some of your garden fresh beans. Pickling them extends the shelf life of fresh beans, allowing you to keep them for months. These refrigerator pickled green beans are my new go-to for pickling. They’re easy to make in small batches as beans from the garden ripen.
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How to Grow Cilantro in the Garden (Spoiler: It's EASY!)
Cilantro is an easy-to-grow herb that adds flavor to a variety of recipes. Read this cilantro growing guide to get started with this plant in your garden. #vegetablegarden #herbgarden
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Heirloom Tomato Tart Recipe with Goat Cheese - Attainable Sustainable®
If summertime has a flavor, it’s that of heirloom tomatoes, fresh off the vine. When the garden is bursting with tomatoes, it’s time to put those flavor-packed tomatoes to work in the kitchen! This heirloom tomato tart recipe starts with a single pie crust topped with a medley of tomatoes.
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Homemade Raspberry Jam with Apricots and Honey
This old-fashioned homemade raspberry jam recipe features one of its summertime fruit friends, the sunny and delicious apricot. The pairing makes for a delicious fruit spread.
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Enjoy Old-Fashioned Plum Jam Flavor with this EASY Recipe
The old-fashioned flavor of plum jam is one that is hard to find in stores. Making your own is EASY and a great way to preserve the harvest! #canning
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Black Cherry Preserves with Thyme and Honey
Summer delivers a fine treat with cherries. Make these cherry preserves with a subtle hint of thyme to capture the essence of the sweet summer bounty. This is a safe water bath canning recipe. EASY!