Monthly Archives: September 2015

The “F” word strikes our garden — we had a freeze

We'd been dodging the bullet for a month now and as we listened to our weather radio two days ago, we cringed when we...

Q and A: canning green beans and replacing native grasses

Canning green beans I am at a loss! I have been canning since I was in my mid-twenties…not thirty years plus. I can and...

The cows got into our pumpkin/corn patch

Yesterday Will was bulldozing the horse manure in the horse pasture where we feed round bales all winter up into a compost pile. He...

Q and A: canning tomato broth and canning tomatoes

Canning tomato broth Follow up to the question on canning tomato broth. I can't figure out how long to keep steaming. My instructions say 60...

Q and A: canning with hominy and winter weather

Canning with hominy I want to can pork posole using raw hominy. Do you have any comments on using the raw hominy? I do...