Podcast Episodes

For all your hard work home canning this year, don't you think you deserve a break - and a treat?  Today I give you both as I introduce you to the concept... Read more
In home canning as well as in life, we sometimes get off our game; some call it "losing our mojo".  You know that feeling:  Things aren't quite right, we... Read more
John's Kosher Dill Pickles
Knowing how to safely pickle foods is one of the foundation skills used by home canners worldwide.  In today's episode we are joined by Roxie Dinstel from... Read more
Home Canning Cherries
The cherries are in!  Will you be home canning cherries this year?  If so, what do you plan to make?  With so many choices, you'll find the effort so... Read more
Strawberries Fresh From the Farm
No matter how long we've been cooking or home canning, there's always something new to learn.  Today's session lists the 10 things I learned when... Read more
Image of Botulism Toxin, Source: Centers for Disease Control
Today's session provides a great review on preventing botulism and food poisoning. With the new growing season underway, timing is perfect for home... Read more
Troops from 290th Regiment of 75th Infantry Division, Battle of the Bulge, January 1945
In this Memorial Day special, I get to interview a dear friend who served and fought as a member of the US Army in World War II.  My friend, Howard Rosov... Read more
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
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