Monthly Archives: February 2012

From split cabbage to terrific meal

I had a cabbage that had split in half during storage. That really shortens the storage life of cabbage, so I trimmed it up,...

Even though it’s going to be twenty below tonight, I’m starting...

February weather in northern Minnesota can be huge swings between thawing and sunny, to blustery and sub zero. Tonight and tomorrow night, they're calling...

Q and A: Soap residue, age of eggs, and True Gold...

Soap residue in laundry and age of eggs I have been making my own soap, cleaner, etc. but, one very big problem I have and...

Q and A: Waxing cheese, preserving eggs, and oven canning

Waxing cheese, preserving eggs, and oven canning There is a new TV show on NatGeo called Doomsday Preppers. It was stated that there are 750,000...

Q and A: Canning pinto beans and planting asparagus

Canning pinto beans I received a new All American pressure canner for Christmas and want to do pinto beans in pints for my first batch;...