Monthly Archives: September 2011

Q and A: Wood burners, Peach preserves, Dry beans, and Pumpkin...

Wood burners Have you used a wood burner with a jetstove.com chimney? They are supposed to be smokeless and put out twice the heat. I...

We just love our meals in a jar!

After a long day of work around the homestead, I'm not always gung ho to create a sumptuous supper for us. Last spring I...

Q and A: Canning meats

Canning sausage patties I processed 17 pints of sausage patties. I browned them and then put 4 Tbsp. of water and fat from the pan...

Q and A: Tomato soup, Elderberries, and Pickling peppers

Tomato soup Do you happen to have a tomato soup recipe using dried powdered tomatoes? I have had a bumper crop of them this year...

The calf stable is done and the calves have moved in

After spending a couple of weeks on the new calf stable, we moved the weaned calves in yesterday. I bedded down the 12'x20' building...