Susan Castle

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Mamaw's Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe

"I grew up on this recipe, my Grandmother got it from a lady from church at a pot luck a long time ago! She passed it down to my mom and it's always …


Here 15 Vegetables You Didn’t Know You Could Eat and Grow Again

Romaine Lettuce<p>Eating salad is about to feel way more satisfying after growing those healthy greens on your own. Just stick your unused root in soil, …


How to Build a Raised Garden Bed On The Cheap

Having a raised garden bed is great, especially if you have bad drainage in your yard. In this video, which was <b>created courtesy of TheCraftyGemini</b>, …


5 steps to the perfect home-grown tomatoes

Now that the weather has warmed and the threat of frost is no longer in the forecast, tomato season is upon us. Tomatoes are among ...


427 Genius Ways To Make Everything You Own Look More Expensive

As my mother always said: "Fake it 'til you make it."

Christmas Trees

Whip Up a Batch of English Muffins (You Don't Need Rings!)

This month our Baking Club members are focused on Peter Reinhart's <i>The Bread Baker's Apprentice</i> and, as you might suspect, they are baking up <i>a lot</i> of bread. We've seen loaves of everything, from sourdough to ciabatta to anadama and more. But we've also seen quite a few batches of (less-intimidating, …


I tried Prince Harry's wedding diet for a week, and I felt so good it made me rethink how I usually eat

Ahead of his wedding to Meghan Markle on Saturday, Prince Harry has been following a strict "clean eating" diet, the Daily Mail reported.<p>Michelle Dudash, a registered dietitian, wrote on the Food Network website that eating clean involves consuming whole, unprocessed foods such as fruits, …


20 Best Fruits, Veggies & Herbs To Grow In Containers For An Endless Supply Of Free Food

If you love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs but don’t want to always drive to the grocery store to get them, consider container gardening. It is a …


Here Are Some Easy Tips on How to Use the Important Tone Curve Tool in Lightroom (VIDEO)

We’ve shared several tutorials on Photoshop’s Curves tool in recent weeks and they’ve been quite popular. So, here’s a helpful video on a similarly …


How To Easily Grow An Endless Supply Of Onions Indoors

Who wants to eat organic home grown food? And the best way would be if you could grow them yourselves. That way you’ll always know what you eat and …


How to Build a One-Skillet Meal Like It's Your Job

By Alex Delany<p>Fewer dishes, fewer problems, and fewer things to complain about. Sounds good to us.<p>Doing the dishes is the worst part of making dinner. That is a universal human truth, a lament that has been well-documented throughout mankind's time on this planet. There aren’t people out there who …


How to Not Kill Your Plants, According to Gardening Pros

If you’ve successfully managed to keep a potted plant—or even a whole garden’s worth of plants—alive, you may consider yourself to be a green thumb. …


The 20-Minute Trick to the Fluffiest, Creamiest Hummus

Making hummus at home is a good move—it's likely going to be cheaper and better-tasting than the store-bought stuff. But neither compare to that …


18 Of The Fastest Growing Veggies You Can Harvest In No Time

Gardening may be a game of patience, but some veggies grow like crazy.This article is the real deal for everyone who needs instant produce. Can you …


Do Not Throw Your Soda Bottles: Make A Vertical Garden With Them!

Sooner or later it looks like we are running out of gardening space. So, we found a way to help you maximize the space of your porch or garden by …


Plant These 19 Fruits & Veggies In Your Garden And See Them Coming Back Year After Year

Growing your staple produce in your own home garden is always a rewarding activity. Yet, many home-owners put off this laborious task at the start of …


Everything You Need to Know About Driveways

Driveways are a great improvement over the rutted dirt paths that in centuries past connected houses to public roads. Modern-day suburbia has …


10 Superfoods That Make the Best Smoothie Ingredients

Banana. Berries. Nut butter. Milk. Maybe a handful of greens, when you’re feeling the veggies. If your smoothie game has revolved around these core …


The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …


12 groups of companion plants to make your vegetable garden thrive

<b>Some plants help each other enormously, while others hinder their neighbors – use this cheat sheet to ensure harmony in the vegetable plot.</b><p>There can …


26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.


27 tips, tricks and hacks for creating your very first vegetable garden

Oh, vegetable planting time! Tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, basil and other delicious summer edibles can all be planted now.<p>If you are building your first vegetable garden, here are some tips for success:<p><b>1.</b> Put the garden near your kitchen door. That might not be the most attractive spot for it, but …


31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

Alternative Medicine

A Guide to the Hiking Trails of Phoenix and Scottsdale

The Valley of the Sun, by virtue of being a valley, is naturally surrounded by some of the country’s most majestic mountain-scapes. Tourists and …


A Better Rainwater-Harvesting System

Harvesting rainwater to use for growing vegetables makes a great deal of sense. Unfortunately, the most common method of rainwater harvesting isn’t …


How To Grow An Unlimited Amount Of Tomatoes Using JUST 4 SLICES And Some Dirt!

Tomatoes are probably the most favorite ingredients and most commonly used in a salad. However, their use doesn’t stop there. From decoration of the …


5 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants That Will Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

At this time of year, many of us are starting to spruce up our homes for the season, both inside and out. Besides bringing flowers and fresh foliage …

Which canned tuna makes best tuna salad? We taste and rate 13 brands

Tuna salad is the stuff of countless lunches, whether sandwiched between slices of bread, scooped onto a bed of lettuce or stuffed into plump tomatoes. But which brand of canned tuna makes the best tuna salad?<p>As part of our monthlong focus on “Craving: Lunch,” Food & Dining sampled tuna salads made …


How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

17 Top Secret Money-Saving Tips Starbucks Employees Won't Tell You

I'm spillin' all the pun intended.