Month: January 2012

How to Smoke Meat

Wood smoking is a time-tested way to preserve meat. Properly cured meat will keep for years; smoking it imparts flavor and some additional protection from pests and spoilage. In this article I’ll describe how I made salt-cured pork side meat and show you how I smoked it to make homemade bacon. The results far exceeded …

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An Emergency Chemical Light That Lasts Forever – With No Chemical

I’ve been investigating emergency lighting options for some time, and recently I found a really good one in my mailbox. The geniuses at UVPaqlite sent me two glow-in-the-dark items — a pad and a tube. These amazing emergency lights use no batteries, glow all night, and are reusable for a lifetime. Try that with candles, oil …

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