Q and A: canning broth, cloudy broth, canning potatoes, and canning nopales

Canning broth When canning with chicken or beef stock would I consider this meat and use the higher canning time required? Judith Almand Lithia, Florida No. If you are canning just broth with no meat, you...

What a Christmas present — it’s 35 degrees today!

After a week of very cold weather, today is a gift like no other. We've been busy enjoying it to the fullest. Will had one of our old tractors way over at one of...

Q and A: Juice steamers, Rubbery carrots, and Carrot recipes

Juice steamers Not so much a question, but a thank you for the little blurb about juice steamers. After reading your comment, I began my search online. The Swedish brand was out of my price...

Q and A: storing freshly ground wheat, glass chimneys for kerosene lamps, and canning...

Storing freshly-ground wheat I have been making biscuit mix and pancake mix with organic unbleached flour, but am almost out of what we had stored and will now switch to our Wheat Berries and grind...

Q and A: mulching with straw and canning pureed zucchini

Mulching with straw and canning pureed zucchini Your garden looks beautiful with the straw. We did the straw for the first time this year and were not satisfied at all. We put on about 6...