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a plate of fried green tomatoes on a white board with small green tomatoes

Air Fryer Green Tomatoes

Crispy, crunchy, and super delicious, these Air Fryer Green Tomatoes will be a huge hit! Perfect as a fast appetizer or a side dish, these healthy(ish) fried green tomatoes are sure to become a...

a weck jar of pickled cauliflower, red peppers, and dill.

Pickled Cauliflower

This quick pickled cauliflower is a fast and easy way to preserve this tasty and healthy vegetable! Enjoy this delicious and fast spicy pickled cauliflower without the hassle of canning.

a white bowl with Instant Pot Quinoa topped with chopped parsley, sitting on a wooden board. There are small bowls of seasonings and parsley on a white marbled surface.

Easy Instant Pot Quinoa

Make perfect Instant Pot Quinoa for a fast side dish that the whole family will love! Made in a flash in a pressure cooker, this delicious quinoa recipe pairs well with so many dishes....

a white skillet with creamy chicken pesto pasta topped with shredded parmesan.

Creamy Chicken Pasta

This Creamy Chicken Pasta is a simple dinner that is delicious homemade comfort food. Even better, this chicken pesto pasta makes delicious leftovers, and that makes you a meal prep legend.

a plate of air fryer taquitos topped with cilantro, tomatoes, and guacamole

Air Fryer Chicken Taquitos

These delicious Air Fryer Taquitos are packed with tons of flavor. Baked, not fried, they are perfect for fast dinners and cook in only 9 minutes! No air fryer? You’ll also find oven-baking methods...

a white dish of blackberry apple crumble on a wooden board.

Blackberry and Apple Crumble

This tasty Blackberry and Apple Crumble will become your go-to dessert! So easy to make, this apple blackberry crisp captures all the amazing fruit flavors in one delicious dish.

3 jars of zucchini relish on a marble board with a tile background.

Zucchini Relish

A simple and easy recipe for canning homemade Zucchini Relish. This tangy squash relish recipe is perfect for anyone new to canning. Enjoy it on burgers, hot dogs, or in potato salad.

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

Drying Peppers

Drying Peppers is a simple way to preserve this delicious ingredient! Learn how to dry peppers in a food dehydrator, via air drying, or in the oven.

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

Freezing Tomatoes the Easy Way

Learn all about freezing tomatoes to preserve the amazing star of summer produce. A freezer stash of frozen tomatoes opens the door to amazing and speedy meals. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from...

pasta topped with fresh cherry tomato sauce.

Cherry Tomato Sauce

This fresh, homemade Cherry Tomato Sauce is a delicious meatless sauce made from scratch. This simple spaghetti sauce creates tasty magic from fresh tomatoes and herbs.

a wooden tray filled with air fryer zucchini chips on a white board

Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

Make amazing Air Fryer Zucchini Chips for your family with this simple recipe! A crunchy coating of panko breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese makes these healthier fried zucchini chips poppable and irresistible. As an Amazon...