Category Archives: Fruit

How to can crushed tomatoes

I didn’t think I was going to can tomatoes this year.  I *thought* I had enough to last, but when I went down cellar to move some things around, I did a count and discovered that I only had 18 … Continue reading

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How to can peaches

Get the peaches.  I use seconds for a lot of my canning – if you are canning, it doesn’t matter that the fruit isn’t perfect.   Peaches, at the place I bought from, were running $3.75/pound.  The seconds?  .75 cents/pound.  This … Continue reading

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Starts & Beans

Last year, we did a whole bunch of plant starts.  I planted, with the kids a LOT of plants.  We put them on the radiator and had so-so results, with the light source being the window.  This year, we’ve gotten a … Continue reading

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