Q and A: canning Sloppy Joe mix and canning sweet potatoes

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Canning Sloppy Joe mix I recently tried to pressure can some Sloppy Joe mix. For our family it is normally beef, chopped onions mixed with ketchup, brown sugar, and a shot of Worcestershire sauce. All...

We have a regular visitor

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Over the summer and some of the fall, we've had occasional visits by a wild turkey hen. She walked in last summer, interested in a couple of our domestic toms that wander around the...

Tomorrow our two biggest steers go to butcher

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It's always kind of a sad day when we load the beef steers into the trailer the day before they go to butcher. We treat all of our animals with kindness and love and...

Q&A: Canning ham and Grinding hamburger

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Canning ham Hams should be on sale this week and I am thinking about picking a couple up to can. Your book says to use fat free ham. What happens if you purchase a cheaper...

I spent the afternoon sorting and storing our huge potato crop

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After a spring of figuring we'd have NO potatoes in the cellar, here I am sorting through the 550 pounds of potatoes we ended up with! We hurriedly picked the crop when severe freezing...