Monthly Archives: August 2011

Q and A: Soaking deer meat, Storing water, and Eggplant

Soaking deer meat  I was reading in your first gardening and canning book last night and saw something I have to ask you about. When...

We’ve been a little busy

First off, last Thursday, we had the Cook Area Garden Club out for a look-see at our homestead. Of course, I was a little...

Q and A: Gardening and farm questions

Breeding chickens  I have been wanting to start raising my own Cornish-rock Cross chickens, but was not sure where to begin, which breed for the...

Q and A: Canning questions

Pear preserves  I am new to canning. I am presently doing pear preserves. After I have added the pears and sugar it says to boil...

Q and A: Food and recipe questions

Storing beans  From a survival standpoint, what do you recommend - dry beans or home canned beans?  Karen Mallinger Negaunee, Michigan  Both. I store lots of both. The...