The Best Way to Freeze Onions

Best way to freeze onions: BrownThumbMama.com

“Can you freeze onions?” I confess that this question doesn’t normally cross my mind. Little Peanut (age 3) usually has more pressing questions for me to answer, like:  “Where do helicopters sleep?” “Can I drive a motorcycle?” “Will Kitty take a bath with me?” …you get the picture. When I… 

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Best Vegetables to Grow in a Drought

Best Vegetables for Drought or Low Water: BrownThumbMama.com

You may have heard that here in California, we don’t have enough water to wet our whistle. There’s no snow, lakes are drying up, and severe water restrictions are in place. However, this doesn’t mean that you need to kiss your gardening dreams goodbye. Here are several tasty veggies that… 

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Zucchini Fritter in a Cast Iron Skillet

Zucchini Fritter in a Cast Iron Skillet: BrownThumbMama.com

Ahhh, zucchini. So easy to grow, and so easy to end up with too much of.  Romanesco from Renee’s Garden is my favorite because it has great flavor and grows well. One plant is enough to feed the whole neighborhood though, and by the time summer is over, I’ll never… 

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A Natural Solution for Seasonal Allergies

Natural Solution for Seasonal Allergies: BrownThumbMama.com

Spring is in the air! And so is tree pollen, grass, weeds, and all kinds of stuff that causes seasonal allergies. At work, it’s easy to tell when it’s allergy season because half of the company is walking around with itchy/watery eyes, runny noses, coughs, and sniffles. How does this… 

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No Time to DIY? (Plus Giveaway!)

No time to DIY? BrownThumbMama.com

Many of you know that I’m nutty about making things instead of buying them. But there are some phases of life when there’s no time for DIY, and this month was one of those times. January is full of planning and scheduling, both for the family and our businesses (this… 

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