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Jerky (as an Ingredient)

To some, jerky is the quintessential snack. Looking beyond that — it can be used as an ingredient in certain dishes giving them a unique, new flavor.

Granted the nature of jerky somewhat limits the dishes, but with a little creativity – and daring,  a whole new world of eating can open up.

With […]

Desserts – Old & New

Man does not live by meat alone, so I’m getting my wife to share some of our favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas dessert recipes . The recipes below and many others  – including sugar-free cranberry sauce – can be found at I Can’t Believe It’s Sugar Free.

Jan here  . . . David asked me […]

Fresh Pear Cake



Every once in a while, I take a detour from making jerky into making something else. This is one of those times.

I’m not much of a ‘farmer’ but this year my pear trees – and blueberry bushes – have been full of fruit thanks to Mother Nature.  So much so […]