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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.

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

a small glass dish of homemade garlic powder on a small wooden cutting board.

How to Make Garlic Powder

Teal Souper Cubes filled with frozen risotto on a wooden board.

Can You Freeze Risotto

3 jars of canned potatoes on a wooden board

Canning Potatoes {How to Can Potatoes}

3 pints of corn kernels on a white board

Canning Corn {How to Can Corn}

a strainer of green beans on a white board

How to Freeze Green Beans

a bowl of frozen blackberries with a sprig of mint

Freezing Blackberries

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

Blackberry Simple Syrup

a glass jar of peach compote on a white board with a spoon and cinnamon sticks.

Peach Compote

How to Peel Peaches

5 jars of blueberry rhubarb jam, one is opened with a spoon sticking out of it.

Blueberry Rhubarb Jam

jars of canned apricots against a tile background.

Canning Apricots

a wooden bowl full of chopped kale, and a wooden cutting board with a knife.

Can You Freeze Kale

a wooden bowl full of dried rosemary.

How to Dry Rosemary

a bottle of lavender syrup in front of a glass of sparkling water with mint.

Lavender Simple Syrup