Preparing Can Be An Adventure
I had planned to share sooner but we’ve had an emergency.
Not the kind of adventure we planned on.
My granddaughter’s two little dogs got into mouse poison
and had to stay at the emergency vet for awhile
Prayers have been answered. After lots of charcoal,
IV’s and catheters they are going home. Yeah!
I’ve been keeping super busy getting things done.
Seems I run out of time in the day but I keep
doing what I can and making it a point to
enjoy the journey and make it an adventure.
I’ve had a lot of chicken and turkey bones in the freezer
I’ve saved. I have most of them cooking up to make
bone broth for cooking, pressure canning
and the dogs food.
We’ve had plenty of snow here and more expected to come
later. It’s warmed up some and a bit more tolerable to be
outside when I need to be.
My daughter and I found a good deal on a 10 lb tube of
ground beef so I used 2 tubes, making individual patties
for the freezer and cooked up and pressure canned
the remaining ground beef.
Since there are some who think we need to eat bugs
in our food I want plenty of real protein canned ahead
I haven’t had a chance to work on making any more
MRE’s I talked about awhile back.
Have you made any, done any canning, freeze drying or dehydrating
of foods lately?
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I seldom find products being rich in vitamins
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Buying freeze dried foods like this can be a bit
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or in my baking.
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I do like my Cola and usually purchase
ahead several 2 Liter bottles from Dollar Tree
and in turn I can rinse the bottles
with bleach and dish soap and refill with water for storage.
I found this recipe for making Cola and
thought what the heck I’ll try it.
It requires several ingredients and quite a bit of sugar.
I had to order the gum arabic since I didn’t find any
I’m going to experiment with canning a few jars and test it
out say in a few months and see how it is.
Once the base mix is done it’s put with carbonated water
and with ice.
I have never received a response from the woman who
shared the recipe to clarify what
kind of carbonated water.
I bought Club Soda but not sure that is what it needs
to really mimic Cola so I’ll try something else soon.
It’s a lot of work and ingredients compared to just
purchasing some Dollar Tree Soda but I thought I’d
try it. Who knows maybe one of these days Dollar
Tree soda will no longer be available. It’s already
timing after their truck comes to get any.
If you’ll like to check out the recipe and/or
try your hand at making some, click the
Do stay focused and aware of what is going on around you.
And do your best to keep fear out of the equation of life.
I am fully aware of what has taken place with WHO and Davos,
as well as see signs of the stupidness showing up in real life
all around me.
I won’t expound on any of it right now but perhaps
in times to come.
May your weekend be a good one.
If you have any insights or ideas, do share!
Seek to stay at peace, stay focused and keep
preparing one step at a time.