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My great-grandmother, Ora Goodman, and her garden, were the impetus for me to start writing this blog. She was a major influence all through my childhood. She lived a ‘local’ life without realizing she was doing so. She simply lived her life. This series is part of a [...]
Uncle Herman’s Home-Cured Deer Jerky
When I asked my 92-year-old uncle for this recipe, his reply was “a third, a third and two thirds,” his idea of a joke, one third plus one third equals two thirds, which he thought quite funny. I finally deciphered it as:
1/3 of salt
1/3 of pepper
1/3 of [...]