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How to Make Pie Dough From Scratch (and why)

How to make pie dough from scratch is one of the basic skills necessary to become a good cook.   Learn this and you are on your way to greatness.

Aged Standing Rib Roast

This is an expensive roast and I’d save it for a special occasion. A 4 bone roast will serve 8-10 meat loving people, and they will talk about it forever. The dry aging will make the most tender tasting cut you might have ever had. Don’t leave the aging out, plan ahead. – jug

How To Train Hummingbirds To Eat From Your Hand

Hummingbirds. Have them eating from your hand.

Let’s get started Living better

Let’s get started living better and getting healthy by following a few easy guide lines.

Why You Should Make Your Own Dog Food – Jughandle’s Fat Farm

Dog Food is sooooo important to the health and longevity of your dog’s life that there are no good reasons not to make food for your four legged family member.…

Baking Soda vs Baking Powder, what’s the difference – Jughandle’s Fat Farm

Baking Soda vs Baking Powder, what’s the difference?  When should we use one over the other?  Are there any other uses for either, than baking or cooking? If you are…

How to Make the 5 Basic Sauces

No, the French didn’t invent the 5 basic sauces, known as “Mother Sauces”. The Romans started using sauces around 200 AD to mask the flavor of spoiled meat.  Obviously those…

The Basic Rules of Food Combining

Yes, there are a few basic rules of food combining.  If you think about it, eating the proper foods together makes a lot of sense.  Protein and starches are digested…

How to Test Your pH

Don’t believe anyone who says they can cure you over night.  Most of our problems took a long, long time to develop and will take almost as long to fix.  There are no silver bullets, just rational science.

Soil and the Organic Garden

According to Wikipedia: Organic farming is the form of agriculture that relies on techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control. Organic farming uses fertilizers and pesticides but excludes or strictly limits the use…