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How To Tutorials

Lots of how to tutorials for mastering kitchen staples. From Freezing Strawberries to learning How to Make Powdered Sugar to stocking your home with Pantry Essentials, you’ll find simple actionable tips to up your from-scratch game.

A white dish full of dried peppers with other pepper slices on a blue plate and a white board.

Drying Peppers

Multiple kinds of tomatoes on a grey plate on a wooden board

Freezing Tomatoes the Easy Way

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

Easy Peach Preserves

jars of green beans with a head of garlic on a white board

How to Can Green Beans

frozen peach slices on a baking tray

How to Freeze Peaches

4 frozen ears of corn on a baking sheet

How to Freeze Corn on the Cob

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

Mulitple glass jars of strawberry syrup on a wooden board with fresh strawberries and mint

Strawberry Syrup {+ optional canning options}

a grey bowl filled with dried peach slices.

Dehydrated Peaches

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

Strawberry Puree

A baking tray with frozen asparagus

How to Freeze Asparagus

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

four cubes of frozen spinach stacked on top of a muffin liner

How to Freeze Spinach

slices of cooked bacon on a grey plate

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven (Easy Recipe)

a whole quiche topped with dill on a wooden board.

Can You Freeze Quiche?

3 chocolate chip cookies stacked on a plate with a small bottle of milk with a straw in the background.

How to Soften Cookies

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

Dehydrating Potatoes

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 small grey dish filled with dehydrated thyme on a white board.

How to Dry Thyme

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

Drying Limes

frozen basil leaves on a gold baking sheet lined with parchment.

Freezing Basil