In an effort to clean out our freezers for the upcoming gardening, chicken and turkey “season”, I have been making a lot of jerky lately. My kids love it, my hubby loves it, and the dog loves it as much as she can. Well, when no one is looking anyway. After all the canning of […]
One way to preserve your garden is by dehydrating. In this post, I show you how to dehydrate your bell peppers and save the seeds for future planting.
Acorn squash is very tasty and sweet tasting. It contains no fat; it is low calorie; and just 1/2 cup provides 18% of your daily recommended amount of fiber and 20% of your daily recommended amount of Vitamin C.
Dehydrating is a great way to preserve the harvest. When you dehydrate foods, they shrink down in size and you can store a lot more in a very small amount of space. Dehydrating preserves the vitamin content and allows items to last for a long time too. You can rehydrate them and use them as […]
Based on thousands of years of Native American and Native Canadian knowledge, this 2 (optional 3) ingredient food is the ultimate survival food. Lightweight and nutrient dense, you can eat only pemmican for weeks with no ill effects! It is also incredibly shelf stable, up to 30 years according to some sources! If you don’t […]
Homemade ground beef jerky is easy and economical. You can use lean beef or venison – whichever you have available – and common pantry ingredients (except the liquid smoke, which I did buy just for jerky making). My jerky gun came with seasoning and cure packets, but these were full of all the ingredients I’m […]