Monthly Archives: December 2007

There’s another homesteader in our family!

My daughter-in-law, Kelly (Bill's wife) had a tiny, very healthy baby boy. Right in the middle of a good old Minnesota blizzard!...

Winter’s first storm is a shakedown cruise

This winter came with a big BANG, in the form of cold and first a foot of new snow, then after only two days,...

Reader’s Question: Cake-in-a-jar

I have heard that canning "cake in a jar" can be unsafe...I have been canning cake in a jar for several years and have...

Reader’s Question: Gamy venison

I had three deer given to me a few years ago and used most of the ground meat in chili but the rest is...

Reader’s Question: Root cellars, heating, and wood cookstoves

Dear Jackie You were kind enough to answer a quetion I asked a few years back regarding buying land in BC - we have since realized...