The Road Home

The Road Home
There is no place like home.

Preserving The Harvest

Carrots on the Shelf

Pear Sauce, Pigs & Vinegar

Making Simple Jerky

Canning the Garden & Other Stuff

A Peach of a Day

Let the Canning Begin!

Homemade Sauerkraut

Do You Have Enough Jars & Canning Lids?

It Works! Ripe Tomatoes in November

Chicken in the Freezer......Finally

Pickling Spices & the Nutrition of Yellow Squash

Not Much Winter Squash

Mandoline Slicer, A New Tool!

Green Tomato and Pepper Relish

Pear Butter, One Great Comfort Food

From Rooster to Chicken Stock

It Was a Pear-y Good Day!

Why Acidify Tomatoes?

An Abundance of Pears

Drying and Canning Peppers

The Grape Fiasco

Making Tomato Sauce, Part 2

Making Tomato Sauce, Part 1

Fern's Salsa

Update on Canning Okra - DO NOT USE THIS RECIPE
Dehydrating Food - For the First Time Ever

Squash Relish

Canning Okra 

Did Someone Say Peaches? 

Bread and Butter Pickles 

Canning Squash and Green Beans 

Waxing Cheddar Cheese 

Canning Dried Pinto Beans

Canning Beets and Carrots

Fern's Cheddar Cheese


  1. I just got here! Man am I having a blast looking around! Such a positive spirit comes shining through. Like being around old friends you've known for years! Thanks for this so much. We truly need some Light in this ever darkening world. Just a really nice place to come visit! THANK YOU!!

    1. We're glad you found us. Thank you for the comment. We hope you continue to find things here that are useful.

      Frank and Fern