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all dried up

I have been wanting a dehydrator since the time my neighbor shared her delicious dried apples with me. This Christmas my dreams came to fruition (bada, ching!). 233 more words

What to do with leftover cornbread.

One of the best ways to keep down the grocery bill every month is to throw away as little food as possible. Vegetables that are not crisp and chicken bones can be used to make broth. 253 more words


Dehydrating Sweet Potatoes

After canning 21 quarts of sweet potatoes last week, I still had more than a dozen potatoes left.  It wasn’t enough to fill the canner so I decided to see if I could dehydrate them. 385 more words

Living Day To Day

Preserving Onions - Storage, Freezing, Dehydrating

It’s already mid January. Where has the month gone? I have been doing some winter food preserving projects to help pass the freezing days productively. This week I focused on onions, but not for canning. 929 more words


First jerky attempt proves successful!

Earlier this week we had a mishap with our chest freezer. Thank goodness we caught in time and we were able to salvage most everything. This event provided me with the opportunity to quickly come up with some ways to use quite a bit of deer meat. 518 more words

Yummy Recipes

Dried. Mushrooms

While grocery shopping there are certain foods I pick up knowing I will use it in the next several days. If I do, then it is all fine and dandy. 348 more words

Canning For Keeps

Teriyaki Beef Jerky

As promised, here is the longer version of my about.com post on making beef jerky at home. Why make jerky? I like making jerky because I can buy beef in bulk, buy the good stuff, and choose my favourite flavours and still make it cheaper than the store-bought jerky – plus it doesn’t have any of those mystery ingredients in it. 1,254 more words