Corn needs unusually high amounts of soil nutrients. Here's how to make sure your corn gets what it needs.
Pickled eggs are an easy snack to make. With a few guidelines, you can step outside the recipes and improvise your own unique twist on the pickled egg theme.
A member of the United States House of Representatives may be removed from office using two different methods: ethics hearings or a recall election.
Peasants were the farmers of the Middle Ages. Their life was difficult but not unremitting work.
The first four decades of the 19th century were a time of great technological change in the United States. With these technological changes came changes in the daily lives of Americans.
Synthetic rubber, nylon, freeze-dried food and duck tape were all invented during World War II.
The first books printed in the Americas were religious books sanctioned first by the Catholic Church in Mexico and later by the Puritans in British North America.
Ordained ministers have religious, social and economic privileges that the laity don't have.
The Episcopal prayers for the dying, which are called "Ministration at the Time of Death," have some things in common with traditional Catholic Last Rites, but they are also somewhat different.
The best sweet (n0n-alcoholic) apple cider is a blend of sweet, sour and tannic apples. Here's how to develop your own personal blend.
Catholic and Orthodox Churches as well as Protestant Reformers of the 15th century all believed that Mary had no more children after Jesus. Modern Protestants tend to disagree.
Church etiquette within Protestant churches is as varied as Protestantism itself. Liturgical churches such as Anglo-Catholic Episcopal Churches and some of the more formal Lutheran Churches, require you to be very formal and dignified. On the other...
Clementines, like other citrus fruits, don't ripen after picking. Find out why.
Greenhouse windows are made of more than glass. Modern options include rigid plastic, plastic film and two-layer plastic.
The best strawberry variety depends on your region and the diseases in your area.
Not everything that's edible is wholesome food. In fact, some things sold as food are actually damaging to the body. Other foods cause damage to the environment or to the people who grow them. Selecting food is not just a matter of personal taste....
Do a quick search on the Internet, and you will find that people do cook frozen dinners in their solar cookers. The dinners get hot enough to eat. A palatable temperature, however, is only part of what you are looking for from the solar cooker. The...
Solar ovens fall into one of five categories: box, parabolic, panel, lens and steam.
You can, of course, do some basic solar cooking with very few accessories. In fact, a Mason jar, turkey bag, and windshield reflector are all you need to heat soup or cook beans. When if comes to "simple," solar cooking is one step up from roasting...
Tang may look like orange juice, but it isn't juice. Here's why.
Canned pumpkin is not universally available. In Europe especially, canned pumpkin is rare. Even in some parts of the United States where pumpkin is native, finding canned pumpkin can be difficult in the spring and summer. Here are four good substitutions.
A turnip may not be one of nature's prettiest faces. It does, however, have much to recommend it. A 1/2-cup serving of turnips has 15 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C. It is also high in dietary fiber. Turnip greens have all the...