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I love this time of year! It’s Berry Season! Strawberries, blueberries and blackberries are my favorite. I have some local places to buy these fresh in You-Pick farms. But when is the Best time of day to pick wild blackberries? Does it really matter? I like to pick berries in the morning before it gets […]
Are you scared of canning food for long term storage? Raising my hand right there with ya! Not sure why I do it, but every year I have big plans to start canning something…anything from the garden. Only to put it off again and again. Fear not! I’ve written out a few tips I’ve found […]
If you’ve ever tried to remove the thick green husk from a black walnut then you probably know what a messy and hard job it can be not to mention the nice green stain that gets left on you skin, that will not wash off no matter how hard you scrub. I’m going to share […]
How To Store Tomatoes For Christmas Hubby taught me a little trick on how to store tomatoes for Christmas. After years of being a truck farmer as a kid his family found many ways to preserve tomatoes so you could eat them all the way until Christmas. That’s a trick we still do to this […]
The Best Canner For Beginners would have to be the one that’s been around the longest and one that my grandma used all those years ago. American pressure canner is the best selling and most raved about at my online store. Are you getting ready to start canning for the first time? Me too! I’ve […]
Simple Meal Planning Tips I’m a total failure at meal planning. We are empty nesters and just cooking for two seems like there is no need for meal planning, until we get home from the grocery with over $200 worth of food and in less than a week there isn’t anything to eat. We just […]
Old Fashioned Sourdough Biscuits! Can you believe I made them on my grill?! I didn’t know that either! I was complaining to a friend of mine that my oven quit working and she told me that when she snowbirds to Florida each year, she makes her bread on the grill. AWESOME! I went straight out […]