Monday, September 21, 2015

A day of pressing

We bought this out of a gentleman's barn and brought it home.  It needed to have the feet replaced and then, the whole thing needed to be washed.  The family ( husband, son and nephew)  worked on it yesterday and then went and picked apples to give it a try.  They got 7 gallons of cider from the apples.  We started with three, grain bags of apples.  First you grind the apples then you press them.

It is the hard way, but for us simple folk, we like to do things the old fashion way!

Saturday we put up 12 pints of grape jelly (after the canner sprung a leak then, had to go buy a new one) and then, I froze some sweet peppers, broccoli and cauliflower.  I put up some more horse fence yesterday.  That pretty much took care of our weekend.  We also drove the motor home over to our mechanic so, he could go over it and have it inspected for us.  Hopefully within a week we will be able to at least take it on one camping trip for a weekend.  We shall see.

Hope you have a great day.


Terry and Linda said...

This was pretty interesting!!


Far Side of Fifty said...