Canning food

I’m learning a new trick, canning, not to be confused with pressure canning. Canning allows you to store shelf stable foods with fairly high acidic content for long term, up to a year.  Pressure canning requires much higher temperature and pressures to allow you to store less acidic foods in shelf stable form.  I would like to get into pressureContinue readingCanning food

When Mama goes out of town, the [Food] porn comes out…

When Mama Bear goes out of town, I sometimes come up with things to keep myself occupied, sometimes I end up in trouble, but not always… The day before she left, she brought home about 30 pounds of pork butt, I have been out of bacon for a while and I guess she was tired of hearing me whine aboutContinue readingWhen Mama goes out of town, the [Food] porn comes out…

Happy Thanksgiving

Because nothing says Happy Thanksgiving like getting up at zero dark thirty to throw something in the smoker, I do this and more, for Mama Bear’s happiness… 😀 Thanksgiving is Mama Bear’s favorite holiday, ironically.  I say ironically because Mama Bear is not an American…  Down the British, up the rebels and all that…  LOL But for her her itContinue readingHappy Thanksgiving