Jerky!

Yes! I made jerky! Join me for my first time and check out the updated recipe below. I learned a lot. The first thing I learned is it’s not as difficult as I thought it would be. The second thing is, when it comes to dehydrating, time is relative. In this video, I cut the…

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Split Pea and Green Pea Soup with Fresh Dill

This is a rarity for me: a Vegan recipe!  I know, don’t faint.  🙂 http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Split-Pea-and-Green-Pea-Soup-with-Fresh-Dill-236775 Ingredients    3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil    1 large leek (white and pale green parts only), chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)    1 bay leaf    1 cup green split peas, rinsed    5 3/4 cups vegetable broth, divided    1 cup frozen petite green…

Dried Fruit Jam

I just discovered (of course, when I’m pressed for time and making hubby’s lunch) that we are just about out of jam. And when I say out, I mean we have about 2 Tablespoons left! So, today is jam making day. 1. I will make jam out of a spiced plum sauce I have in…