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McDonald’s Is Closing All Restaurants In Bolivia As The Nation Rejects Fast Food

Maybe they should’ve offered a McGuinea PigMac? “McDonald’s happy image and its golden arches aren’t the gateway to bliss in Bolivia. This South American country isn’t falling for the barrage of advertising and fast food cooking methods that so easily engulf countries like the United States. Bolivians simply don’t trust food prepared in such little time. The quick […]


Eating Insects For Survival

“Insects are the most abundant life form on earth and, except during winter, are the first foods anyone should turn to for sustenance upon becoming lost or stranded. Not only can bugs be found in large quantities, but they are highly nutritious, being rich in fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. The main caveat is that people […]


Oven Canning Food To Last 25 Years

“I’m huge into canning and dehydrating food, when it goes on sale. Ever since my husband’s grandmother gave me her 1950s aluminum pressure cooker, I’ve been crazy over it! Well, this past week, our local grocery store had a sale on potatoes; $0.99 for 10 pounds of potatoes! Amazing sale, and I knew that I […]


How To Make Bacon

“BACON has nudged its way into every cranny of culinary fashion, be it vodka cocktails, short-rib braises or caramel cupcakes. It’s everywhere. Still. And for good reason: A little bit of bacon packs an umami-rich punch for simple salads, soups or pots of otherwise virtuous greens – not to mention the role it plays in Sunday […]


How To Store Onions, Garlic, & Shallots For Months

“…a few months ago, my mom (aka Grammy) came to the rescue. Last time I was visiting her, she showed me how she’d started storing her onions, garlic, and shallots. She raved about how putting them in a regular ol’ paper bag that’s been punched with holes can extend their life for months. Honestly? I was […]


Medicinal Uses Of Garlic

Up until about 50 years ago, nature was our medicine chest. Nearly every community had a natural healer or midwife who had studied plants and their use in healing. Medicinal gardens were part of the landscape. The healer knew which plants that grew naturally around the community had medicinal properties. One of the greatest gifts […]


How To Preserve Cheese Without Refrigeration

It’s interesting what a seemingly innocuous sounding sentence can do. Apparently the phrase “you can wax your own cheese and store it” is a vile enough claim to cause some to turn on their evil buttons. Oh the controversy. But the problem is that the misinformed cheese wax controversy is causing some to not have […]


31 Things You Can Freeze To Save Money

“I’m pretty sure I could probably save a considerable amount of money if I just knew HOW best to freeze things that I purchase in bulk. As it is, I’m afraid I end up throwing out way more than I need to. I actually bought a FoodSaver recently to address this problem… but am coming […]


How To Get Rid Of Ants

My sister swears she can actually smell ants. No kidding. “What do they smell like?” I ask her curiously… Like ants!” ~ she replies. Righto… maybe my nose is immune to the wrecking stench of an army of ants on the march, but when there’s a whole division of them waltzing around inside the pantry (or anywhere in the house for […]