Monthly Archives: January 2012

Q and A: Canning pea soup, cleaning chicken eggs, and hamburger...

Canning pea soup and cleaning chicken eggs I have 2 questions: #1. I just canned some green pea soup. I followed the directions on-line for canning...

The Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Conference was a great success

I spoke three days on subjects such as backyard fruit growing, canning meat, meals in a jar, and herbs in small spaces. People were...

Q and A: Brooding chicks off-grid and pickled okra

Brooding chicks off-grid Years ago I raised lots of day-old chicks using a heat lamp to brood them. I want to get back to poultry...

Q and A: Garden seeds and acorn bread

Garden seeds I have a question about your garden seeds. I'm trying to have almost everything heirloom, but it's almost impossible isn't it if you...

Q and A: Baking mixes, storing dry pasta, and root cellar

Baking mixes After looking at the Bisquick type recipes in your new book am wondering, other than shelf life, is there any difference in how...