One of the main benefits of having your own garden is that you can grow the freshest produce - and also save yourself a lot of money. Drying your own herbs is not only inexpensive, but you also preserve the quality of the herb. If you don’t have much of a green thumb, or don't have the space to grow your own herbs, you can find fresh organic herbs at most farmer’s markets.
~~ The Magic Lure of Fish and Catnip ~~ OK ... UNFAIR!! Kitty noticed that Toshi hit the limelight recently, dressed for dinner and waiting on his Doggie Treats, so insisted we offer Kitties a similar yummy treat ... here it is! The favourite tucker for most Kitties!
Bresaola is remarkable. Like a woodsy prosciutto with a full beef flavour, bresaola is silky, herbaceous and complex. It is a simple charcuterie to make at home. Many different foods can be prepared by dehydration. Meat has held a historically significant role. For centuries, many diets around the world depended on dried fish and meats.
It’s that time of year again with the days gradually getting longer and temperatures pushing higher - Spring is here. It will be nice to have some warmer weather - we love spring!
It's the perfect time for 'out with the old and in with the new'. Along with the seasonal change, Spring Fever is beginning to take hold. The theme of Spring is generally a time of renewal or newness, maybe a fresh start for some. Because the season is associated with such positive vibrations it’s easy to find literally thousands of things to do that are inspired by spring. Spring is ideal for reigniting old projects and kicking off new ones...
Almost any and all fish can be dehydrated and turned into jerky. Drying fish is a way of preserving it at a time of plenty, to be used when there are less fish being caught. Throughout Asia dried fish are a delicacy, highly sought after. Being partial to the Asian styles of food preparation, we offer a recipe for Fish Jerky steeped in the flavours of ginger, soy, and pineapple.