Monthly Archives: February 2012

We’re plowing out after a foot of new snow

We listen to the weather radio every morning to check upcoming weather. We'd bought a used haybine at a farm 65 miles southwest of...

Q and A: Cooking turkey in a pressure cooker and planting...

Cooking turkey in a pressure cooker I recently got a lot of frozen turkeys for Christmas and in our family we only care for the...

Q and A: Canning beans and canning peanut butter

Canning beans Can I can beans not using any salt? Ann Hazelett Litchfield Park, Arizona Definitely. The salt is only a flavor enhancer; it does nothing to preserve...

Q and A: Canning corned beef and canning eggs

Canning corned beef March is almost here and Corned Beef will soon be on sale every where. Do you can that up too? How does...

Q and A: Canning sardines and raising turkeys

Canning sardines In my quest to be more self-sufficient, I've started raw feeding my 5 cats and 2 dogs. We raise our own chickens and...