DOG FOOD PREPARATION TIPS

 

Cooking Meat:

Chicken breast, turkey breast, pork, lamb kabobs and rabbit can all be cooked by this method.Stewing or Crockpot preparation of meat is by far the easiest method of cooking meats. It requires little supervision and can even be done on a different day than recipe assembly. Chicken breast, turkey breast, pork, lamb kabobs and rabbit can all be cooked by these methods.

 

Ground meats are better pan-browned, which doesn't take long but does require constant attention.Fish, duck, goat, ostrich loin and venison are better prepared by baking or broiling. Ground meats are better pan-browned, which doesn't take long but does require constant attention.

 

Raw Meat Preparation:

Raw meats require grinding, hand or electric grinders will grind meats finely for easy mixing with the other ingredients.Raw meats require grinding, hand or electric grinders will grind meats finely for easy mixing with the other ingredients.

 

 

 

Common Cooking Ratios for Dry Carbohydrates:

 

1 part rice to 2 parts water Long Grain Brown Rice - 1 part rice to 2 parts water

Pearled Barley - 1 part barley to 3 parts water

Couscous (Instant) - 1 part couscous to 1.5 parts water

 

1 part macaroni to 4 parts water (to avoid it getting sticky)Macaroni - 1 part macaroni to 4 parts water (to avoid it getting sticky)

Quinoa (Rinsed or Pre-Rinsed) - 1 part quinoa to 2 parts water

 

 

Mixing "Cooked Meat" Dog Food Recipes:

 

Thorough mixing is very important to ensure ingredients are evenly distributed in the recipe. Thorough mixing is very important to ensure ingredients are evenly distributed in the recipe. This is very critical if multiple animals are fed from the same recipe. I have found the following steps helpful in facilitating even distribution of ingredients.

Thoroughly mix the meat and carbohydrate together.

Add the nutrient powder Formula-A and mix thoroughly again.

Add the vegetable oil and the Formula-B oil and mix a third time. Using a much larger bowl than required for the recipe makes mixing much easier

Using a much larger bowl than required for the recipe makes mixing much easier and much less messy. I use a massive aluminum salad bowl and prepare 4 recipes at a time.

 

 

Mixing "Raw Meat" Dog Food Recipes:

 

Raw meat recipes can be difficult to hand mix thoroughly. Counter top mixers are useful and will improve distribution of ingredients.Raw meat recipes can be difficult to hand mix thoroughly. Counter top mixers are useful for raw recipes and will improve distribution of ingredients.

Thoroughly mix the meat and carbohydrate together.

Add the nutrient powder Formula-A and mix thoroughly again.

Add the vegetable oil and the Formula-B oil and mix a third time.

Using a much larger bowl than required for the recipe makes mixing much easier and much less messy.

 

Safe Storage:

Store prepared meals in air tight containers and refrigerate for use within 2-3 days or freeze in well sealed containers and use within 3 weeks.

Either freezer zip style bags or freezer safe plastic containers work well to store Home Prepared Dog Food. Either freezer zip style bags or freezer safe plastic containers work well.

Raw meat recipes should be stored separately from other foods in the freezer and refrigerator. This reduces the risk of contamination from the recipe or to the recipe by other foods.

 

GETTING STARTED WITH HOMEMADE DOG FOOD

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