Three days of rain held things up here

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After a summer of drought, we were glad to see the rain, but we were also chomping at the bit to get stuff in the gardens harvested before that dreaded fall frost arrives. We...

After a lengthy drought, we just got three inches of rain and it isn’t...

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We woke up to thundering rain this morning. It had rained all night and now, in the afternoon it's still raining. Gloomy except for we know that, finally, our drought of all summer has...

Reader’s Question: Green chicken meat

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Hi Jackie! Love your column! Here's my question: Have you ever found GREEN meat in your roast chicken? If so - do you throw the whole bird out - or just pick out the...

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

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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...

Wow! Harvest is really kicking in

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It seems that suddenly, everything is ready! I was canning corn like mad when Alisha texted me and said she'd like to come over so I could show her how to juice her grapes...