Dehydrating Foods

How To : Dehydrate food for camping

This how-to video explains how to dehydrate food for backpacking or camping. This is very helpful, and could make meat last for up to 6 months. This could save a lot of money in the long run. Part 1 of 2 - How to Dehydrate food for camping. Part 2 of 2 - How to Dehydrate food ...more

How To : Dehydrate Food Without a Dehydrator

I grew up in a rural town, and that meant that we dehydrated a lot of food. Even with a hungry family of five, there was no way that we could eat all of the season's tomatoes before they molded, or all of the orchard's apples before they grew soft, or all of the wild mushrooms ...more

News : Hangover Cures—What the Scientists Say

Your roommate swears by 'hair of the dog' or chugging raw eggs and tomato juice, but do these hangover cures actually work? What do the scientists say? 1. Hair of the Dog—DELAYING THE INEVITABLE You couldn't be more disgusted thinking about taking another sip of frozen marga ...more

How To : Handle food safely when camping

Memorial Day signifies the unofficial kickoff for outdoor activities like camping. Camping can either be a flurry of fun and adventure, or a miserable few days of getting sick in the bushes and being dehydrated. Every summer, thousands of people set out on these camping advent ...more

How To : Prevent constipation

Constipation affects almost everyone at some time. Follow these tips to help prevent it. This how to video lends helpful advice on preventing constipation (and possibly resulting hemmeroids). You Will Need * Water * Exercise * High-fiber foods * Ginger tea * Folic acid supple ...more

News : All Raw Cheesecake

Just because my kids can't eat white flour and sugar doesn't mean they never get treats. This cheesecake is a favorite in our family and is often used as birthday cake. You can decorate it with fruit such as sliced strawberries to give it a more festive look. The recipe is tak ...more

How To : Cook Low Sodium Minestrone Soup

This is an amazing minestrone soup that is both extremely healthy and tastes delicious. It's high in fiber and is full of vitamins and minerals. Even though it's low in salt and so healthy it still leaves you feeling full and satisfied. You can make this soup anytime of the ye ...more

How To : Avoid getting a hangover

Step away from the tequila shooters and stop the morning-after agony before it starts. You Will Need * Pasta or bread * Vitamins B and C * Fruit * Water * Fruit juice * Toast WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive. Step ...more

How To : 16 Tips for Staying Awake When You're Tired

While there's an art to surviving the all-nighter, there's also an art to staying awake throughout the day when you're operating on little to no sleep. In 1964, the record for sleep deprivation was set by 17-year-old Randy Gardner, who stayed awake for an incredible 264 hours ...more

How to Act Like a Food Snob : Molecular Gastronomy Edition

I first heard the term molecular gastronomy while watching an episode of Bravo's Top Chef a few seasons back. Intrigued by the concept, I sought to find out more about this modern, deconstructed type of cookery. If you happen to be around foodies and the topic of molecular gas ...more

How To : Harvest and then store trombone zucchini

Storing food by dehydrating, is a smart way to help prepare yourself, and others, for anything bad that may happen to the world. Many things can be dehyrdated and eaten years ahead into the future. Fruits, veggies, meat all can be stored for years. So in this tutorial, you'll ...more

How To : Reduce a fever naturally

Dr. Jeanne Galloway shows you how to reduce a fever naturally. The primary goal seems to be is to reduce the suffering. This may have a harmful effect because fevers are the body's natural ways to kill off bacterial or viral infections. If you kill off a fever too soon you may ...more

How To : Make raw marinated mushrooms

Take some peeled and cleaned mushrooms and put them in a bowl. Coat them really well with some extra virgin olive oil. Mushrooms are very porous and they soak up a lot of what you put on them so you have to make sure that you use enough olive oil to be sure that they are well ...more

HowTo : Clone a White Castle Slider

Serious Eats' Burger Lab offers an extensive guide to making sliders at home. For those who have not sampled the beloved American classic, a slider is NOT just a mini hamburger. Nope, there's much more to it than that. "Invented in Wichita, Kansas, in 1916 by Walter Anderson ...more

How To : Make Copycat Trader Joe's Spices at Home

The spice selection at Trader Joe's is both inexpensive and truly top-notch. According to their site, they deal with some of the highest-quality spice manufacturers in the world and, in working with them directly, they eliminate hidden costs spent on promotions, brand-building ...more

How To : Why You Should Be Making Your Own Spices at Home

In my opinion, spices are the key to a successful kitchen. With a healthy array of spices and spice mixes, you have the foundation for nearly any dish that you want to make; the culinary world is your oyster. With a depleted cupboard of spices, however, nearly every recipe loo ...more

How To : 10 Clever Ways to Use Juicing Pulp in Your Cooking

Juicing fruits and vegetables is very beneficial to your health. For some, it's a trend; but to me, it's a part of my morning routine. However, the negative side to juicing large quantities of fruits and vegetables is that leftover pulp can be wasted. Thankfully, this is easi ...more

How To : How We Feasted Like Kings on… Instant Ramen?

I held the orange packet in my hands and presented it to my friend, Seth, as though it were a plastic-wrapped jewel—rather than three ounces of dehydrated noodles. "From this," I said, "We shall create a feast fit for kings." He looked softly into my eyes. The sadness was un ...more

How To : DIY Instant Cup O' Noodles for a Better Lunch

Instant ramen and just-add-water noodles are lifesavers because they are convenient and fast, but they are also usually chock-full of processed ingredients and unrecognizable pieces of dehydrated meat and vegetables. These DIY cups o' noodles are still portable and fast for B ...more

News : How Calcium Sets Off a C Diff Infection

Unfortunately, the very places we go to receive health care put us at risk for becoming infected with superbugs, bacteria exposed to so many antibiotics that they have become immune to their effects. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is one such bacteria. It causes inflammation ...more

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