Summer Tomatoes 3 Ways

summer tomato recipes

The summer growing season is upon us. Home gardeners around the country are filling their garden beds with tomato plants to complement their summer menus. Pretty little specimens pop up in salads and sandwiches, but what about those that are not quite as visually appealing? We have even bigger plans for them. A good tomato crop can mean […]

Today’s Homesteading: Making Preserves

making preserves jam jelly

Our homesteading series continues this Monday with a look at canning preserves.  Of all the things canned in our home when I was a kid, this was truly my favorite. The smell is intoxicating… and I knew tasting was always likely. Canning is very easy and economical. You can purchase specialized tools, but if you […]