Kathy Roberts
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Kathy Roberts commented on Community Manager's group Vegetable Gardens
"We were in the UK a few years ago...I loved Scotland the best.  Not to say that Ireland wasn't beautiful too.   Loved the Irish stew there."
Apr 14, 2011
Kathy Roberts received a gift from Rose Wallace
Apr 13, 2011
Kathy Roberts commented on Bonnie Long/zn5/Wi.'s group Birds in the Garden
"Wow Randy what great pictures.   I loved every one of them."
Apr 9, 2011
Kathy Roberts replied to Jennifer's discussion What is a good bush that is fragrant and blooms most of the year? in the group Zone 5
"How about Honeysuckle?"
Apr 27, 2010
Anne Chastain replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"Kathy, There are some things you don't want to pressure can. I use it to can homemade soups, green beans, tuna, and used to use it for meats before I quit eating it. If you put the food in the jars raw, then process it for the required time, I…"
Apr 25, 2010
Kathy Roberts commented on patsy costner's group They Canned...So Can You and I
"I found this recipe for Kosher Dill pickels if anyone would like it. It came from a internet friend. Kosher Dills Ingredients: 30-36 cukes (3-4 inches long) 3 cups vinegar 3 cups water 6 Tbsp. coarse salt Dill 1-2 cloves garlic, sliced in half 1…"
Apr 25, 2010
Anne Chastain replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"Gladys, I do that every year only I dry the tomatoes in the dehydrator. Sun dried tomatoes are so very expensive! I get a case of roma's every year halve them scoop out the seeds and dry them. I put them on pizza, in sauces, soups etc. And they…"
Apr 24, 2010
Kathy Roberts replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"You know ...I never really took that into consideration. I just wanted an easy solution I guess. Your right Anne. SO now I am with Anut B..I need to get some wholesome recipes. In processing them...does that tend to make the product mushy for you? "
Apr 24, 2010
Gladys Hutson -NC7b replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"Last summer I had a local grower that sells at our Farmer's Market give me more tomatoes than I knew what to do with, They were cracked and could not be sold as "perfect" at the market. I made jars and jars of tomato sauce. I cut the…"
Apr 24, 2010
Aunt B, SW MO Z6b replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"Thanks Anne, I love how you explain and give reasoning behind doing things a certain way, very helpful! Can't wait to harvest and start canning. Hmm, guess I'd better plant first, LOL "
Apr 23, 2010
Anne Chastain replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"The onions, garlic, peppers and herbs are known as aromatics. Sauteing them in oil allows them to release their flavorful oils into the olive or veggie oil. When you add that to the rest of the sauce, it helps flavor things. The water bath is for…"
Apr 23, 2010
Aunt B, SW MO Z6b replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"Awesome on both recipes and thanks Anne. Questing on the spag sauce, the oil you saute the peppers and onions in, do you add that to sauce also? And if processing in water bath, how long? "
Apr 23, 2010
Anne Chastain replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"For spaghetti sauce, I use a recipe from the old Tightwad Gazette. Makes about a dozen quarts of sauce. I don't eat meat so this has no meat in it, but with the problems associated with canning meat products, it's better to make it without…"
Apr 23, 2010
Anne Chastain replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"My Bread and Butter pickle recipe is from the Joy of Cooking. It makes five 1 pint jars. 2 1/2 lbs pickling cukes cut into 1/4" slices. 1lb onions (2 - 2 1/2") cut into same width slices 3Tbs pickling or canning salt. Combine the cukes,…"
Apr 23, 2010
Aunt B, SW MO Z6b replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"Anne, would you care to share some of your canning mix recipes? I don't plan to do dill pickles anymore as DH doesn't eat them, I would be more interested in a good spaghetti sauce recipe and bread and butter pickles. "
Apr 21, 2010
Anne Chastain replied to Kathy Roberts's discussion Canning in the group They Canned...So Can You and I
"The whole reason I can my own food instead of buying the stuff in the grocery store is to avoid the types of chemicals that are used in these mixes. Mrs. Wages mixes are full of additives and preservatives. She uses maltodextrin which is a form of…"
Apr 21, 2010

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Vicky Myers commented on Community Manager's group Vegetable Gardens
"There is a neighbor across the grape field and an other on the other side of an other field. Sorry but I don't want any dogs after living here with dogs barking all around me."
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"Soooo pretty."
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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on S. Asherah Taylor's group Orchids
"We had an inch of rain last night, so I just went out to check that my new orchids did not get too wet. They are up against the house under the eves, it did get in a bit but not enough to worry about."
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"Love the name Toucan Tango. It needs a dark colored background to really show off. My gray house siding just doesn't do it justice in photos. "
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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on Community Manager's group Vegetable Gardens
"Vicky you might need a dog, the place has been empty for a while and sounds like some strange people are hanging around. Are their neighbors close by, I am a bit concerned for you on your own. But don,t want to put you off either, I think the move…"
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"WOW! Just gorgeous!"
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