Q and A: Canning potatoes with onions, Morning Glory removal, and Soil conditioning

Canning potatoes with onions I was wondering about canning potatoes with onions. I've canned vegetable soup (which includes potatoes and onions) in a pressure canner and it gave me the idea of canning only potatoes...

Q and A: canning cabbage rolls and canning summer squash

Canning cabbage rolls Is it possible to can cabbage rolls and if so do you have a recipe? Also, I need to have someone to tell me in a really dumbed down way how to...

Q and A: canned jalapeños, fermenting foods, and pickling spices

Canned jalapeños I can a lot of jalapeños. First how long will they last? In some of my jars I added a little oil. In some of my jars I notice a black looking stuff...

Spring’s here and I’m relocating red squirrels

This last week has been sunny and above freezing (except for nights, which have been sub-zero to low single digits). Much of our snow has melted, and I've started live trapping some of our...

Our asparagus is shooting up

So guess what we had for dinner last night? Yep, we pigged out on our favorite spring treat, creamed asparagus on toast. (I ate four pieces!) Not exactly diet food but my oh my,...