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DIY – Make it Yourself

Learn the secrets to make pantry staples in your own kitchen. From Homemade Brown Sugar to Homemade Sugar-Free Coffee Creamer to Homemade Vanilla Extract you’ll find simple DIY recipes to up your from-scratch game.

a jar of apple butter with fresh apples and cinnamon sticks

Canning Apple Butter

A bowl of bowl of homemade applesauce with cinnamon sticks and apples on a grey board

Canning Applesauce

3 jars of peach preserves with fresh peaches and sprigs of mint on a white board.

Easy Peach Preserves

frozen blocks of lemonade concentrate with sliced lemons on top an a glass with a straw.

Homemade Lemonade Concentrate

cubes of frozen pesto on a grey plate with fresh basil on a white board

Can You Freeze Pesto?

a teal freezer tray with hummus on a white board with a bowl of chips, lemons, and parsley.

Can You Freeze Hummus

a glass dish of pineapple jam with a small bronze spoon in it.

Pineapple Jam

a small mason jar with onion powder.

How to Make Onion Powder

a glass jar full of strawberry sauce with a spoon, lemon, and mint in a wooden board

Strawberry Puree

A glass bottle of ranch dressing in front of a bowl of salad

Yogurt Ranch Dressing

homemade hummus in a black bowl topped with seeds and olive oil.

Garlic Hummus Recipe

a glass bottle of green mint syrup with fresh mint and limes on a white board.

Mint Syrup

a dark blue bowl filled with cloves of garlic and 2 heads of garlic.

Freezing Garlic

a small metal dish with dried sage in it, and fresh sage leaves on a white board.

How to Dry Sage

2 balls of whole wheat pizza dough on a white board with tomatoes, basil, and olive oil.

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe

a beige bowl of fried shallots.

Fried Shallots

a glass bowl filled with mayonnaise mixed with pesto, with basil and cheese on the white board.

Pesto Mayo

4 jars of different kinds of dehydrated potatoes stacked in front of a white tile background.

Dehydrating Potatoes

a small jar of vegan pesto with almonds and a grey cloth

Vegan Pesto

a small dish of homemade seafood seasoning and white bowl with grilled shrimp.

Seafood Seasoning

a copper bowl of dried chopped chives on a white board with a purple chive blossom.

Drying Chives

a white bowl of dried lime slices on a marble board with whole and halved limes.

Drying Limes

dry burger rub seasoning in a bowl.

Best Seasoning For Burgers

a glass bottle of blackberry simple syrup with a glass of syrup and sparkling water with a gold straw.

Blackberry Simple Syrup