Tuesday, March 31, 2020
chicken and beef stock in jars

Bone broth is traditionally thought of as a healing food for body recovery. Learn the difference between stock and broth, and discover homemade recipes for homemade bone beef stock and chicken stock, plus tips for safe canning.
Melissa Herrera

"Christmas traditions are nearly unbreakable, like a cord that stretches from heart to heart," says Missy Herrera, this week's Dinner Guest. She shares a special family recipe, too.
Bread baking takes practice!

I don't remember when I made my first cake or when my mother first gave me advice about cooking. As for my early experiences with baking, I remember the 4-H project on breads and pastries that I worked on the summer I was 7.

Congratulations to our Week Two Reader's Kitchen Winner, Kathi Hamilton! Learn a little about our winner and get her featured recipes!
Calf in hutch

Brenda Hastings explains why calves are separated from their mothers.
Cargill pasture perfect beef

Single-origin cuts: Is the U.S. food market splitting into a premium niche that few consumers can afford and the place where the rest of us shop? Editor Susan Crowell isn't sure that's a good thing.
lily, plantain and dandelion

Local foods are hot right now, and it doesn’t get more local than foraging food in your backyard or at a nearby park.
Stille Nacht score

(Note: This column first appeared in Farm and Dairy 16 years ago. I offer it here again this year, because its message never dims....

Since it's almost Father's Day, Annette Crowell credits her dad with teaching her cooking skills. Read more in Crowell's Dinner Guest post.

Congratulations to our Week One Reader's Kitchen Winner, Brenda Baker! Learn a little about our winner and get her featured recipes!

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