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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


The babbling botanist featured on about.com!

Exciting news folks – a new post by the babbling botanist is onĀ about.com! This past week I was asked by Sean Timberlake, the food preservation expert at about.com, to write a guest post for the site. 88 more words


An Apple A Day

Today was Fruit Day! I bought a box of apples from one of my students who is in FFA. Truthfully, I wasn’t going to get any apples this year after putting up 180 pounds of applesĀ last year. 513 more words

"Dehydrating Helped Me Improve My Trail Meals" by Debbie Wroten

I never thought I would try to dehydrate my food for backpacking.

It was so easy to go to the outfitter and buy Mountain House or some other packaged food. 834 more words

Trail Dames

A Tour of the Working Pantry

This is my pantry. For a long time, it was a wreck and a mess. It came with those flimsy faux wire shelves, and they were falling off the wall, so they couldn’t hold anything of any weight. 708 more words

Gifts from the Kitchen

The holidays are in the air… this week I started pulling holiday gift baskets together. This year we decided to give friends and family gifts from the kitchen and a few crafts. 110 more words

Life In NH