Monthly Archives: October 2011

Q and A: Cleaning the wood stove, grain mills, and re-canning...

Cleaning the wood stove Was wondering if there is a way to clean out a wood-stove and limit the amount of ash that floats all...

Q and A: Pectin and fruit questions and ground meat jerky

Pectin and fruit questions I read your posts this morning on the Pectin and the Cider and had a question. After we can that Pectin...

First hard frost and then snow

Winter's quickly approaching! First we had a terrific freeze (down to 20 degrees) with a hard frost. The frost was pretty, as it made...

Q and A: Allergic to nightshade vegetables and Canning cabbage soup

Allergic to nightshade vegetables I am looking at my food storage. Lots of canned veggies and pasta meals. I recently found out that I am...

Q and A: Storing egg noodles, Making pectin and cider, and...

Storing egg noodles Here's a poser for you: I have a ton of dry egg noodles. Would it extend their quality/shelf life if I broke...