What do you do when you come home tired and it’s past supper time?

I faced that yesterday. So I dashed for the pantry, took out a pint of chicken broth, a pint of mixed vegetables, a half pint of mushrooms, and a half-pint of chicken dices. Back...

We love off-season canning!

Most folks think of canning as only something you do in the fall when harvest is in. Sure, I do a lot more canning then, as I'm bringing in tons (literally) of ripe tomatoes,...

Will and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

Of course it's been a zoo around here, getting ready for Christmas, but on Sunday, Will and I took awhile off to drive "around the block" so to speak. We wanted to take a...

We’re beginning to get ready for Christmas

Well, make that two Christmases. It's sort of like 12 Days of Christmas — only just two. The first will be Christmas Day when it'll just be Will, David, and me. In years past...

I finally got all of David’s venison canned up

It took a long time as I made four batches of jerky (different flavors) and diced the rest up for stewing meat. I got so much venison canned that I had to rearrange my...