Stuff my dad taught me: How to plant a tomato

My dad has had a large garden for as long as I can remember. He grows carrots, red beets, yellow crook-neck squash, and tomatoes, amongst other plants. He uses a planting technique that would seemingly defy conventional logic. He buys the biggest plants he can find from one of the local greenhouses. Then he pinches […]

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Food storage and organization tip

If you’ve done any kind of food storage or organization, you probably already know the value of a good labeling system. My dad’s method was “magic marker” on masking tape. Masking tape wasn’t such a good idea for the long-term as the adhesive tended to dry up and turn to dust. He later graduated to […]