Mead…

Well this has been a delayed post. What with job hunting and the occasional trip I have been a little lax in keeping up. That reminds me I should probably tell y’all about the catering job I got to help on in Ocracoke and Hatteras. That was a fun working weekend. But back to mead… So a while ago I got my hands on some fresh from the hive unprocessed honey with the express purpose of making mead. And not just any mead, but wild…

Dehydrated snap beans and other experiments…

And the drying experiment continues.  I stopped by a local farm stand and picked up some snap beans to see how that would work for. I used a basic recipe from Pickle Me Too. I did cut my beans into bite sized pieces. And as for the spicy salt? I just mixed up equal portions of the ingredients and mashed them up. Worked great. So far I have used the beans for a snack and a addition for a grilled chicken and pesto dish I…

Fun with food…

So I have been playing around in the kitchen a bit and thought I would share. First off, I like my dehydrator. I feel like everyone should get one. I have been making beef jerky for a while, especially to take on camping trips.  I like it and the raccoons like it 🙂  But I haven’t done much else with it. So I have set out to remedy that. So far this week I have dried grapes and blueberries. Now I know I get odd…