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How to Make Beef Jerky

How to Make Beef Jerky
Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book, The Four Hour Chef. An Introduction to Dehydrating Food Dehydration is all about removing water from food. Doing this helps to preserve the food (bacteria need water) and concentrate flavor. It’s a common misconception that you need heat to dehydrate food. But low humidity, not heat, is the driving force behind dehydration. Sidenote: You can achieve the same preservation of dehydration by leaving the water in food but making it unavailable to bacteria. The Best Jerky in the World Sometimes a survival skill isn’t just about preparing for hard times. In search of the perfect marinade, he polled everyone: hard-core survivalists, friends’ grandfathers, chefs, and beyond. The following recipe is what won all the taste tests. This recipe is intended for home cooking, not for the wilderness, but it can be adapted for the wild. Hands-on Time 15 minutes Total Time Gear KnifeLarge container with lidAluminum foilWooden or plastic serving spoon

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Dehydrated Broth If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Broth is the foundation of the GAPS diet. One of the pillars of all healthy diets worldwide according to Dr Kate Shanahan and it is featured prominently in Nourishing Traditions. It seems to be part of the diets of all people with good health from all cultures. Italian Hero Sandwich This is the sandwich to make when you want an attention grabber! At a good Italian delicatessen, you will be able to find the peppers and sliced meats as well as a crusty loaf that will hold all the fixings. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes

Dehydrating Eggs “On September 17, 1787, The US Constitution was signed by 39 brave men and forever changed the course of history.” Today, September 17th, is Constitution Day. It is a great opportunity to read the Constitution with your kids and your spouse. We have a framed copy of the Constitution, The Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence. If you don’t have a copy in your possession you can read it online.

How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute I couldn’t wait to put the trick to the test, and to my complete disbelief, I woke up the next morning unable to even remember getting to the eighth second of the exhale because it knocked me out that fast. For the next four nights leading up to the big day, even as my stress increased, I was able to fall asleep the minute I tried the 4-7-8 trick. I also used it to relax in the moments leading up to the speech. When you feel stressed or anxious, adrenaline courses through your veins, your heart beats at a rapid rate, and your breathing becomes quick and shallow. So before I get into the specifics behind how the 4-7-8 breathing trick works, I wanted to explain in my own words what it feels like when you try it.

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Saving the Season - Journal - Fresh Persimmon Butter October's color is orange. It's the color of burnish, of time's passage, of maturity. Orange is yellow as an old man, when he's mellow and soft and warmed by memories of his long-ago conquests. Driving through the South in October, or at least those parts of the South that still have roadside ditches and overgrown fencerows, you might catch sight of a small tree laden with hundred of hot orange fruits about the size of a chestnut. This is a wild persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, the unusual indigenous fruit that for me defines the South and its fall season. Pappaw, my West grandfather, used to say that persimmons were much rarer in his old age than they had been in his youth, and he blamed an idle pursuit of the rich since the trees' exceptionally hard wood had been stripped from the countryside to fashion golf clubs.