Monthly Archives: August 2013

Q and A: Pressure canner gauge and peeling winter squash

Pressure canner gauge I took the gauge from my older All American Canner to be tested. It read 7, 12.5 and 18. I had been...

Q and A: canning diced jalapeños and canning peppers

Canning diced jalapeños I'm interested in canning diced jalapeños. I don't want to pickle them. I want to be able to add a spoonful at...

Q and A: canned fruit turning dark and canning jam

Canned fruit turning dark Is there any way to keep canned apples and pears from turning darker after canning? I have used Fruit Fresh and...

Our August 2013 homestead seminar was a huge success

We're getting rested up from our seminar held this last weekend. We had fourteen people attend plus our oldest son, Bill and friend Eric...

Q and A: canning jalapeños, cherries for chickens, and canning roasted...

Canning jalapeños I'm interested in canning jalapeños, but I don't want to pickle them. I want to chop them and can them for later use...