Monthly Archives: April 2012

Q and A: Pressure canner or dehydrator

Pressure canner or dehydrator We have started our storage plan but would like to know which you think should be purchased first, a dehydrator or...

Q and A: Canning bacon grease and saving seeds

Canning Bacon Grease I use bacon grease in frying eggs and sometimes potatoes and making cornbread. I have several jars of it in the refrigerator...

We’re going through our neglected berry patch

With the help of our trusty Lab, Spencer, and cat, Mittens, we're working through our badly neglected berry patch. Yesterday, Will began pulling the...

Q and A: Acorns and silver tarps as mulch

Acorns I enjoyed your blog on acorns. Just a tip: that brown yucky water aka tannin can be used to tan leather, to dye whites...

Q and A: Canning fish and pine nuts

Canning fish I would like to try canning white-fleshed freshwater fish (bass, catfish, panfish), as a storage alternative to freezing. I can only find info...