Rendering Bear Fat

I’d never done any kind of fat rendering and was more than a bit skeptical of my stomach’s ability not to take one look at it, gag, and decide to leave the actual fat rendering to works of fiction.

Walnut Ink

Well this little exercise proved to be extremely simple and quite rewarding. While collecting acorns for my acorn flour experiment, I noticed that black walnuts were dropping as well and wondered how I could make use of them. For those... Continue Reading →

Acorn Flour

I mean, if the choice were between acorn flour and five pounds of bleached & fluffy white stuff, then off to the store I’d go. But if it were a matter of surviving a long tedious winter stuck in a cabin, then perhaps a bit of dedication to food prep would be in order.

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