Heirloom Vegetables

Saving Tomato Seeds

Step-by-step instructions for saving tomato seeds. By ROL Staff While there are a few extra steps when it comes to saving seeds from a tomato, it's still rather easy. Harvest ripe tomatoes from several different vines of the same variety, cut each across the middle, and gently squeeze the juice and seeds into a bowl. … Continue reading Saving Tomato Seeds

How a Former Vegetarian Became a Butcher and Ethical Meat Advocate

Before she was a butcher, Meredith Leigh was a vegetarian. She was fascinated by plants and loved vegetables—how they grew, the way they tasted right out of the field, how they changed color and texture as they cooked. [repost: http://civileats.com/2016/05/27/how-a-former-vegetarian-became-a-butcher-and-ethical-meat-advocate/%5D But during a trip to Vietnam in 2004—after Leigh had been a vegetarian for nine … Continue reading How a Former Vegetarian Became a Butcher and Ethical Meat Advocate

4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast

Washington (CNN)Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a US defense official told CNN on Friday. The two most recent sightings occurred late Wednesday and on Thursday, with the first involving two IL-38 maritime patrol aircraft and the second involving two Tu-95 nuclear-capable … Continue reading 4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast

Why your grandparents didn’t have food allergies…but you do

<!-- http://code.jquery.com/jquery-migrate-1.4.1.js--&gt; window.yumprintRecipeDisabled = true; Did your grandparents have food allergies? Mine sure didn’t. A stark comparison to the growing epidemic of food allergies, worsening with every generation.  According to a study released in 2013 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food allergies among children increased approximately 50% between 1997 and 2011 (1). … Continue reading Why your grandparents didn’t have food allergies…but you do

Russian bombers again fly near Alaska

For the second consecutive night, Russia flew two long-range bombers off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, this time coming within 36 miles of the mainland while flying north of the Aleutian Islands, two U.S. officials told Fox News. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The two nuclear-capable Tu-95H bombers were spotted by U.S. military … Continue reading Russian bombers again fly near Alaska

Russia claims it can wipe out US Navy with single ‘electronic bomb’

Published April 19, 2017 Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Russia has claimed it can disable the entire US Navy in one fell swoop using powerful electronic signal jamming. A news report from the country – where the media is essentially controlled by the state – said the technology could render planes, ships and missiles … Continue reading Russia claims it can wipe out US Navy with single ‘electronic bomb’

The 10-Week Budget Grocery Guide To Building A 3-Month Food Stockpile

Written by: Candi Hanson Our world seems to be in a violent tailspin and its occupants are watching and waiting, hoping for the best, but expecting the worse. The uncertainty has prompted many families to create stockpiles of food and water, along with some basic necessities just in case things take a turn for the … Continue reading The 10-Week Budget Grocery Guide To Building A 3-Month Food Stockpile

The 1800s Pain-Relief Plant That Doctors Used

Written by: Tammy Robinson Every time we are afflicted with a headache, hangnail or even the common cold, most of us simply pop down to the local drugstore and pick up an over-the-counter remedy. But chemical-induced drugs aren’t always best for us, and we also should consider: What if the drugstore is closed – or … Continue reading The 1800s Pain-Relief Plant That Doctors Used

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Grid-Free Climate Control: 3 Innovative Ways To Keep Your Home’s Temperature Comfortable

Written by: Kevin Danielsen Spring is perhaps the best time of the year to experiment with super-efficient heating and cooling systems, since the temperature can flip from chilly one day to warm the next. However, another reason why spring may be a good time to get those systems up and running is because temperature swings … Continue reading Grid-Free Climate Control: 3 Innovative Ways To Keep Your Home’s Temperature Comfortable