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Basic Pickles Recipes: Summertime Is Pickling Time

Discover the joys of making homemade pickles in the summer with fresh garden vegetables! Your family will love these basic pickles recipes! by Dori Fritzinger. Lehman’s Hardware Summertime brings us the freshest produce of the year. Now’s the time to put up some of the bounty for the cold winter days! Pickled cauliflower, cucumbers, and peaches? […]

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Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar Made at Home

For little effort you get one of the most beneficial pantry staples, apple cider vinegar! Learn all about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar and the various ways you can use it! By Destiny Hagest, Lehman’s Hardware A few falls ago, one of my husband’s coworkers invited us to come out with buckets to pick apples from the […]

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Winter Garden Planning: The Secret to Success

Winter Garden Planning: The Secret to Garden Success

“The most efficient and effective way to guarantee summer success is through planning your garden during the winter.” January and February, traditionally the coldest, bleakest months of the year, have one highlight… something like the gardener’s version of the swallows returning to Capistrano: The arrival of seed catalogs in the mail. The timing of these […]

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A Primer For Extended Power Loss

    It’s the emergency situation no one wants to think about: An extended power outage lasting two or more weeks. The thought of losing lights, refrigeration, heat, washing machines, and hot water understandably leaves some people paralyzed with fear. If you’ve never lived without these resources, then their long-term absence is not just inconvenient, […]

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Lessons Learned From My First Sauerkraut Ferment

By Mark Spigos, Lehman’s Hardware Taking the great leap into home fermentation can be an intimidating proposition. The prospect of throwing a bunch of vegetables into a container for weeks on end can be, well, disconcerting. If you’ve left berries in your refrigerator too long, you know what fermented foods can look and smell like, […]

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