Sugar Cheerios with Protein

Protein Why do I keep hearing commercials for and seeing new products containing increased protein?  Is this the latest food fad?  Why is the food industry intent on feeding us more and more processed sugar and high fructose corn syrup?  Now they’ve resorted to hiding it behind high protein products?…

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A Day’s Rations

Yogurt and Granola Breakfast

  All packed for work!  A peanut butter on homemade rye sandwich for lunch and granola for breakfast.  I practice what I preach.  Here is the yogurt I’ve been making.  Here is the granola recipe.  I guess I’m getting old and set in my ways.  Is it the worst thing…

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Salami Binder Failure

Broken salami failure

Binder!  Actually a salami binder failure.  I left out the binder in my salami recipe!  My salamis are not perfect, yet. They’re curing nicely–they have a nice taste and aroma. I’ve gotten the salt levels in check by switching over to a couple of grams of #2 cure instead of…

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