Month: November 2011

Bäversnaps, an Unusual Swedish Liqueur

And now for something even more different than the last post… In trying to locate resources on how to process beaver scent sacs, castors, to make perfume from them, I kept running into sites in Swedish talking about a drink made from them. I found it hard to believe, but […]

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Holy Beaver! (Not for the squeamish)

And now for something completely different… People who’ve known me a long time know that I have an extremely sensitive sense of smell. If you walk around with me, you’ll watch me locate and identify flowers, plants, mushrooms, and animals by smell way before we can see them. Not only […]

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