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trick: Making rendered chicken fat

As you readers have seen better I have done a blog on rendering down pork fat. Well after a little research I realized that you can do the same with left over chicken parts. Everything from the skin to the … Continue reading

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Another Pickle today: Pickled Carrots

Yesterday I explored making pickles out of broccoli stems and today lets look at carrots. ┬áLike any vegetable out there you can pickle it. Heck from what I know about Japanese cuisine you can pickle pretty much anything. So I … Continue reading

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recipe: Pumpkin pie lip scrub

Yup a third in the string of lip scrub recipes. I thought about holding off till the holidays roll around again but you know this just smells and tastes so good I don’t see a reason not to put it … Continue reading

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Recipe: Eye cream

Yesterday we dealt with you hair, today I thought why not your eyes? Anyone who knows me knows that I am a pale skinned, middle aged woman. At 53 I have been lucky enough to not have too many lines … Continue reading

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uses from left over port fat part two

Okay I just told you how to make your own lard simply. Now as I said in my other blog post you will have all thee little left over port bits. What you need to do is spread them out … Continue reading

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What did I do with left over pork fat?

Well i am back. Been playing with a lot of things over the months I was away. From making sauces to beauty products and of course my own baked goods. So while I have made comments about getting those big … Continue reading

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Frozen bananas on a hot day

Well summer is really here and it is time to find things to cool off with. Now all over the web there are things about making ice cream without using milk. Some of them make sense and some, well they … Continue reading

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