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The Old Oak Smokehouse Definitive Guide to Food Smoking and Curing demystifies the hidden arts of food smoking, dehydration and curing. This book will suit beginner and professional alike.
This beautifully illustrated book covers all bases and offers a great starting point. What seems like a mystery now becomes accessible. There is an extraordinary breadth of recipes suitable for all occasions, none of which require expensive equipment or prior experience, and the background to all the methods is explained in fascinating detail. This book can also be viewed as a reference source for both amateur and professional chefs who want to understand the smoking processes in greater depth, and to develop or further their own skills in this fascinating area of cookery.
There is also a suggested beers, wines and cheese pairings that accompany the recipes in this book. An excellent glossary and very useful conversion tables. Many notes and antidotes are included to help the reader expand on the recipe and his knowledge.
All in all, an absorbing and informative book and a valuable addition to the cookery collection of anyone with a serious interest in the more esoteric areas of food preparation.
[#86 - two 5-star reviews.]
Raising chickens is not just for farmers anymore. People are waking up the the benefits of living a more self-reliant lifestyle and one in which we have more control over what we put into our bodies. In "How to Raise Chickens", you will learn all you need to know to get up a running with your own chicken coop fast and as effortlessly as possible. In this guide, you'll learn: (see below)
1) Why You Would Want to Raise Chickens
2) The Avian Advantages for the Survivalist
3) Things You Will Need
4) Producing the Proper Plan
5) Rules & Regulations for Chicken Farmers
6) Possible Problems of Poultry Farming
7) Just the Basics for Backyard Barns