Cooped Up in the City

June 13, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

Raising chickens in the city has become more common in recent years due to the popularity of urban farming.  Brett Kreifels, educator for the Nebraska Extension in Cass County (formerly of the Douglas-Sarpy County Extension), […]

Turn a Crappy Day into a Crappie Day

June 11, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

Nebraska is home to an abundant crappie fishery. During the spawning season in late April, anyone can feel like a pro fisherman while catching a mess of black or white crappies (two species found throughout […]

Outdoor Entrepreneurship

May 23, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs

There have been a few viral online videos for Ultimate Fishing Gear’s Skinzit electric fish skinner. The handheld device can also been seen on the rack at Cabela’s or Bass Pro Shops, or on Amazon.com. […]

Starting Seeds

April 15, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

Growing produce is a great way to save money on groceries and promote healthy eating. Buying greenhouse-started plants is one option, but starting your own seedlings allows you to grow atypical plants at a fraction […]

Makin’ Bacon

February 12, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, Recipes

Perfecting a fat slab of bacon at home is a skill worth practicing. Your friends and family will thank you. Bacon is made by dry-curing or brining pork belly and then smoking the slab(s). Most […]

How to Make Frozen Aronia Berry Wine

November 14, 2017 · Posted In: OmahaHome

If you’re anything of a forager, after summer and fall, you have a freezer full of frozen berries. They can keep for a long time, and it’s easy to pick more than is necessary once […]

Not-so-secret Traits of Early Success

October 26, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders

Dan Hamilton is a service manager in the automotive industry—and he’s about 10 years younger than the average person in that position. Duane Singleton of Baxter Volkswagen La Vista says that shows a high level […]

Now That’s A Spicy Pickle

September 10, 2017 · Posted In: OmahaHome, Recipes

Avid gardeners in the Midwest are familiar with this pickle of a problem. Kitchen countertops are cluttered with cucumbers; family and neighbors have had their fill of cucumber salad; and the refrigerator cannot possibly hold […]

Living with 
Livestock in Omaha

June 19, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

Hungry for a taste of the simple life? You don’t have to sacrifice the convenient luxuries of living in the Omaha metro. Nick Batter, a lawyer who raises livestock in the Ponca Hills area, knows […]

Angling For Safe-To-Eat Fish

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Health, OmahaHome, Recreation

Eating wild-caught fish from rivers, streams, and dam sites is almost as fun as catching them. But consuming too much of certain fish species is not advised. Mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other pollutants can bioaccumulate […]


 
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