Monthly Archives: August 2014

Q and A: flu tonic and storing dehydrated foods

Flu tonic I have a recipe that I call my "flu/cold tonic." I am wondering if it can be canned for longer storage.   Juice of...

Q and A: tomato sprouting and homesteader savings

Tomato sprouting I was wondering if you ever saw a tomato that had a plant of some kind growing out of the fruit itself. I've...

Q and A: cover cropping and making soap

Cover cropping Most of my vegetables are growing in 4x10 foot raised beds. I have been reading about the benefits of cover cropping after harvest...

Q and A: canning corn and canning meat

Canning corn I need to know how to can corn without a pressure cooker. I pickle corn all the time but I want to do...

Q and A: canning with flour, apple trees with fire blight,...

Canning with flour and apple trees with fire blight I made your mustard beans the other day, but am wondering about the flour in it....