The Lives of Others — From Contributor Brian Kaller

Contributor Brian Kaller, who lives and blogs from his home in Ireland, is looking forward to spring as much as we are. Please enjoy his post. You can read this one, and others at his blog, Restoring Mayberry. Cover photo from author. This post originally appeared in 2013. If you could boil our global problems … More The Lives of Others — From Contributor Brian Kaller

DIY Project — Jerky

We’re continuing to talk about meat this week. Without refrigeration or freezing, many of us would have trouble keeping meat from spoiling. Potted or canned meat is one option to preserve the harvest, but it doesn’t have the allure or flavor profile of smoked or dried meat. Drying techniques preserve foods by robbing microbes of … More DIY Project — Jerky