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August 2013

Grape Vines and Black Rot

  Dad’s Vineyard My Dad planted a variety of wine grapes a few years back. The fruit is usually picked clean by …

Grandma and Grandpa’s Farm

  Grandma’s House & Grandpa’s Barn I had a chance to shoot a few photos of my grandparents’ farm while we visited …

How to Store Your Home Canned Foods

  Store Canned Goods Properly Proper storage of your canned goods is important for the best flavor, quality, and nutrient retention. After …

Canning a Bushel of Peaches

It’s Peach Canning Season on the Homestead! Between the bushel of peaches I brought back from Amish country in New York and …

The Pickle Crock

Making Dill Pickles in a Crock When we returned from our visit out east there were plenty of cucumbers in the garden. …