Cold, Rainy Spring Days in the North Woods
Whether a novice or seasoned in the art of home canning, all will benefit from this week's show.  I introduce you to three of my must-have, go-to... Read more
With winter over, our planning can finally turn to the hope of a new growing season.  These warmer days bring with them the promise, if not the... Read more
Homemade Yogurt with Strawberry Jam
One of the best parts about making your own yogurt at home is how easy it is!  If you like yogurt, you'll definitely want to give this a try. In today's... Read more
Cookies Dry Mix, Ready to Go!
An often overlooked benefit to home canning and food preservation is the amazing time savings it can provide later on.  In today’s show I talk about using... Read more
Starting Seeds Indoors
Had enough of the extremes brought about by this year’s polar vortex?  I sure have!  Soon enough, the seasons will turn and a new growing season will be... Read more
Winter Walks With Philly
First I talk about the biggest canning mistake I’ve ever made in my kitchen.  Then, I walk you through three simple recipes I use that take advantage of... Read more
Today we talk about canning soups and chicken with my guest, Diane Devereaux, the self-proclaimed "Canning Diva". By learning how to can soups or chicken... Read more
This is part 3 of a 3-part series on pressure processing.  Today's session is aimed primarily at those who have a pressure canner with a dial gauge. We... Read more
This is part 2 of a 3-part series on pressure processing.  Pressure processing is one of the most rewarding, yet intimidating, methods of home canning. ... Read more
Presto® 16-Quart Pressure Canner
This is part 1 of a 3-part series on pressure processing.  Pressure processing is one of the most rewarding, yet intimidating, methods of home canning. ... Read more
Freshly brewed tea - Perfect!
With today's show we take pause to mark the Winter Solstice and step back from the frenzy of the holiday season.  To help I am joined by Cynthia Fazekas,... Read more
Saving the Season by Kevin West
Today I am joined by Kevin West to discuss his new book, "Saving the Season".  This is a great interview about a book that I highly recommend.  Later in... Read more