1. Homemade venison jerky

    With hunting season upon us the market will soon be flooded with venison; unless you are, or you know an outdoorsman, in which case the meat will come straight to you. And there could be a lot so what is the best way to store it? We’ve mentioned before that when freezing food, air is the enemy and by removing it you protect your food against freezer burn and extend it’s longevity. We at Vacuvita recommend that you section your venison…

  2. Dried fruits for long-term storage

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    Squirrels work tirelessly stockpiling food for winter; why don’t we? Let’s say hypothetically you’ve been to the market; like the urban squirrel you are, bought all the seasonal organic fruits, berries and veggies you could carry. Now you’re sitting there with enough food to feed an army; but, you have a normal sized family and they cannot eat so much. So unless you do something about it, you’re going to have to throw it all away. Then the third world…

  3. Kobe beef extravaganza

    Kobe beef is undoubtedly the tastiest meat in the world and if you’re a beef enthusiast it is considered to be the epitome of fine dining. It comes from a breed of cattle called the Tajima-gyu, (Japanese Black) hailing from the Hyōgo region where Kobe is the capital. They were domesticated for use in agriculture centuries ago and kept isolated in Japan’s mountainous landscape. It was this geographic isolation and circumscribe diet which account for the unique taste and texture…

  4. Sous vide lobster for gourmet dinner

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    There are very few people in the world who would turn down a nice lobster dinner. It’s amazing how sometimes the most foreboding creatures can yield the most delicious and delectable treats, but it’s true; and should go on to prove yet again that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Lobster can be served in many ways, grilled and boiled and with all sorts of sauces herbs and spices. We prefer the sous vide method as it guarantees…

  5. Let’s make ice cream!

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    Young and old alike, most people turn to ice cream when the weather is hot. It is available in every supermarket and it comes in every flavour and combination conceivable. But did you know how incredibly easy it is to make; and that with a little bit of time and very few ingredients you can make ice cream with your kids at home? What You’ll Need * 1 serving  – You should provide the following for each participant. Ice cubes 1…

  6. Homemade pasta and how to keep it fresh

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    Dо уоu like pasta? Have you ever considered making it at home? Most people think that a machine is required to make their own pasta whilst others think it is too dіffісult tо duрlісаtе at home using crude means. However, even the mоѕt inexperienced сооk can lеаrn hоw to make grеаt раѕtа at hоmе. The result will be a сulіnаrу delight that rivals dishes created at the highest-rated rеѕtаurаntѕ on the рlаnеt. All you need is: * Thrее large eggs…

  7. Making smoothie packs for daily usage

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    Making great tasting and healthy smoothies is a very simple and fun process, but how about making smoothie packs for daily usage? Preparing them up front on the weekend or when you have some free time would transform the entire preparation process into a very easy one. There are a few things to consider before making smoothies and probably the most important is that you may include plenty of ingredients: fruits, vegetables, tofu, yogurt, fruit juice, milk, and pretty much…

  8. Freezer storage bags. Simply use what you need and re-seal

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    Freezer bags. Simply use what you need and re-seal. Peas, green beans, berries, shrimp, meatballs, carrots, vegetable medleys and other frozen foods stay fresh for a long time. However, not sealing food properly before freezing will cause freezer burn. The same is true after opening the packaging of factory frozen food. One solution is to re-pack and freeze portion size bags. This takes time and uses far more packaging material than needed. The best solution for storing frozen foods which…