Monthly Archives: December 2012

Q and A: canning pickled eggs and Amish coleslaw

Canning pickled eggs I have pickled eggs in a vinegar solution and then sealed them using the water bath method. They are all sealed. Can...

We don’t really have ripe tomatoes yet; just thought I’d get...

My camera is back in Oregon, at the magazine, getting outfitted so I can shoot the videos Dave wants me to shoot. So I'm...

Winter brings new challenges to the homestead

Although a foot of snow is beautiful here in the woods, the cold along with it brings new challenges. Our nighttime temperatures have been...

Q and A: an escape-proof pig pen, canning fast-food chicken, and...

An escape-proof pig pen I raised pigs in the past and had great success. (Giving pork away since I had too much) I was traveling...

Q and A: pressure canner trouble and planting heirloom vegetables

Pressure canner trouble I ordered a Presto canner and tried it out first to make sure I could keep the pressure at 10 lbs as...