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

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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...

Well, it froze!

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We'd been expecting a freeze and preparing mightily for it, but when we woke up to white on the grass, it was still sort of a shock. We did all we could, covering the...

Sometimes I feel like I have a rocket strapped to my back that I...

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You know we've been really busy lately, harvesting both crops and seed, but then David had lined up a huge JLG lift from work to help get the metal roofing and trim on the...

Canning ham, green beans, and potatoes together, Using Splenda to can pickles, Doubling jam...

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Canning ham, green bean, and potatoes together  I would like to know if you can tell me how to can green beans, ham and potatoes together. It sure would save me time in the winter...

It’s weird; after a night of 20 degrees, yesterday we hit 80.

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Our weather's been totally unusual this year, but with the current warm spell, we're thankful and making the best of it. Will's cutting hay on his last big field and I'm still picking beans...