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The Mysteries of Miso

by Susan Spann Many Westerners consider “miso” synonymous with “soup,” primarily because many of us had our first introduction to this Japanese specialty in that form. In the United States in particular, miso soup has become a familiar [...]

Thanksgiving Phobias: 5 Signs You Have “Turkey Block”

by Jenny Hansen   It’s less than two weeks till Thanksgiving and I have a confession… I am afraid to make a turkey. Seriously, it’s like writer’s block…only instead of a fear of the page, it’s a fear [...]

New Gardening Hobbies: Potato Abuser and Zucchini Pimp

by Jenny Hansen My new gardening theory: I’m too nice to my spuds. It’s time to go all “Fifty Shades” on my errant potato pals. Seriously, all my friends with crappy soil can grow mad amounts of potatoes. Even my big [...]

Dad’s Secret to Great BBQ Chicken

By K.B. Owen We all know that Father’s Day gives us a chance to recognize the special dads in our lives.  Perhaps, when we think of our fathers, we recall the games of catch, or the family road trips, or our favorite televised sporting events, [...]

Going Gluten Free ~ Some Surprising Results

My Gluten Free Experiment…Better Than I Hoped For by Jenny Hansen With all the recent hooplah over genetically modified food and the call for labeling, I’ve been thinking about food and how it affects us. Until this year, I’d [...]

Who Knew Chickens Went On Strike?

  Who Knew Chickens Went On Strike? by Jenny Hansen I’ve got an eclectic family. We’ve got everyone from investment bankers to government workers, from ranchers to retirees raising chickens. Last time I visited my family in Missouri, [...]

Citysprout, Connecting you to local farms!

Connecting you to local farms!    What is a CitySprout community ? A CitySprout Community is an online network where people come together to combine their buying power and attract the interest of area farms. Each CitySprout Community [...]

Thanksgiving appetizers

I’m happy to share a super-simple holiday appetizer that’s a big favorite with our family. Because it’s salty-sweet, it also works as an offering on the dessert table. It’s something that will make your house smell fabulous while [...]