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by Richard Munn|Published 07-12-2006
Most of us believe that bannock is a traditional native food that was adapted by European fur traders. In fact, it's the other way around. In many parts of North America, Native people had no access to flour prior to the arrival of European traders, although some flour substitutes existed, like wild turnips or corn, dried and ground to a powder. Bannock actually has its culinary roots in Scotland...
by Richard Munn|Published 07-21-2006
  The use of dehydration as a food-preserving method has been around for thousands of years. Prior to the advent of refrigeration, people only had two options - dehydration and canning. Canning requires a supply of airtight glass jars and equipment to boil those jars. Dehydration requires only a gentle source of heat. The dehydration process used by our ancestors could be a simple as hanging...