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Handmade Holidays: Spice Mixes for Unique Gifts

November 10th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Gift-giving season is just around the corner, and we've got a handmade holiday on our minds! If you're going to give handmade gifts, it's best to get an early jump on making things. The trickiest folks to shop for are the ones who seem to have everything they want already. I find that food-related gifts really win out in these situations. Here are some tasty gift ideas that are sure to please!


Getting Crafty in the Kitchen: Five Tasty Canning Recipes

September 28th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Summer is officially over, which for folks in the northern hemisphere means the end of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and other summery fruits and veggies. If your garden has been productive, or the farmers market or CSA is overflowing with produce, now is the time to preserve that all of that good summery food!


Handmade Holidays: Make Your Own Wine

November 5th, 2008 | by Becky Striepe

A bottle of wine makes a great hostess gift for holiday parties, but the wine industry is far from green. Between the fertilizer used to grow the grapes, fossil fuels to run farm equipment, bottling, and shipping processes, it takes a lot to get that wine from the vineyard to the package store. Instead, you can pick up organic grapes or berries and make your own with a custom, upcycled labels!



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