With a frost warning, we worked like dogs for two days, harvesting and covering...

Luckily, we did have two days' warning before the expected frost last night. So, on Sunday, Will and I harvested tomatoes to save for seed, ripe tomatoes, green tomatoes, and tomatoes to use for...

And then my computer crashed

Things were going along nicely … I was pulling in lots of dry beans, canning more corn, and taking seeds from our many tomato varieties. I brought two Bozeman watermelons to the house that...

Q and A: Canning without pressure canner, Canned corn and cherry tomatoes, and...

Canning without a pressure canner  I grew up on a small farm. We canned everything -- all kinds of meat and veggies, in all kinds of recipes. I remember my mother and grandmother talking about...

Q and A: canning diced jalapeños and canning peppers

Canning diced jalapeños I'm interested in canning diced jalapeños. I don't want to pickle them. I want to be able to add a spoonful at a time to dishes I'm cooking later. Should I water...

Q and A: canned fried apples, farmhouse floors, and canner

Canned fried apples I grow lots of apples and also get more than I can use from my neighbor. My favorite dish to make is fried apples. In a skillet I melt a couple Tbsp...