Eggcellent Gardening Tips!

By Edwin Holbrook
on March 10, 2013

If you haven’t started saving eggshells yet get crackin’. Your tomato plants will love you for it. I save eggshells all year round. Not only for our Nitty Gritty soap (an after the garden best friend) but for our tomato plants as well. They love the calcium that the ground eggshells provide. Just rinse the shells with warm water set on a paper towel to dry. When it’s time to plant put the shells...

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Featured Ingredient - Coconut Oil

By Edwin Holbrook
on March 07, 2013

 Coconut Oil

 

Origin

 

Coconut is a member of the palm family. The term is derived from 16th century Poruguese and Spanish coco, meaning “head” or skull”

 

Coconuts are a great super food. Every part of a coconut can be used. Coconuts can be used from cooking to cleaning to cosmetics.

 

Cooking with coconut has many benefits. Coconut oil actually lowers cholesterol. Recent studies have shown that coconut...

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Basics for Butter Making

By Edwin Holbrook
on March 06, 2013

The equipment can be as simple as a mason jar. You can use a blender or mixer as well.
This is a fun project for kids. They can see cream turn into butter.  You can use cow or goat milk. We use goat milk which requires us to use a cream separator.
You don’t have to have a cream separator. You can allow the goat milk to sit in the refrigerator and after some time the cream will naturally rise. I...

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