Q and A: Canning bacon grease and saving seeds

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Canning Bacon Grease I use bacon grease in frying eggs and sometimes potatoes and making cornbread. I have several jars of it in the refrigerator because my mother fries a lot of bacon and saves...

Well, Minnesota is due to go into lockdown Friday morning

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We knew it was coming since Michigan and Wisconsin ended up doing that recently as the Covid-19 virus increased in strength. So we sold packages of seeds to a local fellow who wanted to...

I canned up the first batch of asparagus yesterday

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I'd planned on canning asparagus for a couple of days then got busy, bringing in all the flats of plants off of the back deck. The forecast for the night was a frost warning...

Now I know how to make it rain!

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All Will has to do is take the bulldozer out and install three culverts along with cutting ditches on both sides of our mile plus driveway, and — ta da! — it rains two...

I’m back in the saddle

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I'm sure all of you are wondering what the heck was going on with me. After all, I missed a few blogs. Well, my "health issue" was a bleeding ulcer. No, I'm not stressed,...