Strawberrin picking is an all time favorite in our house each year. As a homeschool family, I always turn it into lessons that bring up math, measurement and even literature. This trip we learned about canning, drying and cooking with strawberries. Share our trip with us and see the yummy creations we made with our […]
It must be spring. I know this because the first farmers’ markets are opening. Also, I’m down to a single freezer full of berries from last summer’s bounty. By this time of the year, the fall and winter storage apples are getting a little soft, and in many parts of the continent the first fruit […]
Cherries are perhaps my favorite fruit. I say perhaps because I can’t really pick a favorite: any fresh fruit tends to be my favorite when it’s in season. But cherries are just so decadent, and they’re so delicious and easy to preserve that they slip nicely into every season. If you’re also a cherry fan, […]
When Wondering What This Mysterious Fruit From An Abandoned Homestead, The Extension Agents ID’d As Jujube. Come See How I Preserved This WONDERFUL Fruit. #TaylorMadeRanch
Often we can determine if the apple is ripe by it’s color. But, what if you’re growing a green apple variety? How do you know if it’s ripe? First, check the stem to see if it’s brown. Then follow these 5 tips.
If you love cherries as much as I do, then you probably end up with more than you know what to do with every year. Here are some simple ways to preserve the cherry harvest so that you can enjoy them year round.