How to Make Applesauce in a Slow Cooker

Apples are so easy and versatile to preserve. The author puts up large quantities of apple butter, applesauce, pie filling, and dehydrated apple chips each year.

Fabulous Family Gifts

Giving a family gift instead of many individual gift is one way to show your ingenuity for birthdays, holidays, or special occasions.

Five Reasons for Menu Planning

Do you feel like you spend a fortune on food, but never have anything to fix dinner with? With a little planning you can spend less money and eat healthier!

Kids in the Kitchen—Joy or Disaster?

Instead of viewing your children as “in the way” or “under foot” while you’re cooking, use that time to bond as you prepare a fun and delicious dish together.