Friday, September 18, 2009


What are you going to do, mom?? What is that??

A dehydrator??


Some time ago, my grandma was talking with one of her cousins about the chicken jerky that I love to eat and about the fact that we can't get it here.
My auntie told my grandma that she had a dehydrator and that maybe it could work for chicken jerky.
Well, yesterday night my auntie came with the machine and today morning my mom went to the supermarket to buy chicken breast. As soon as she came back she wanted to start but... the machine came without instructions! Soooo.... she did what she could and how she thought it was right!
We waited for about 4 hours and it was not easy because it was smelling very good. Finally my chicken jerky was ready!
I tasted it and I liked it a lot.
Next time my mom is going to cut the chicken thicker because the treats are like "chicken chips", which I don't care... they are yummy!
Have a nice day


Frankie said...

WOW! That is a great idea! Your mommy is smart! :) Frankie

Ruby Bleu said...

homemade chicken jerky anytime you want - OMD - live just doesn't get any better than that! W00t!

Lots of Licks, Ruby

Bijou said...

Hi Lorenza,

What a great idea! Our mom has one of those drying things too. Maybe I can talk her into making us some jerky treats!

We love how your eyes are bugged out in that one picture. BOL!

Wags & wiggles,

Pedro said...


I think I would like some chicken chips too!!!!! Yum, yum!


Coco - The Princess said...

Chicken Jerky! WHOA Lorenza, you are one lucky dog!

Tail Wiggles & Puppy Kisses,

Coco The Princess

Mack and Sally Ann said...

Wow, can I have some? It looks amazing. What a lucky little hot dog you are!
Sally Ann

Homer said...

Hi Lorenza,

Your chicken jerky treats look delicious and unlike those that sell in the pet shop, your version is a lot healthier (without preservatives and other additives).

You might want to experiment with liver. It's very tasty too!


SEDONA said...

Lorenza, that chicken jerky must be deeeeelectable!
My breeder makes dehydrated sweet potato fries for my kennelmates; they are very yummy, too!
BONE appetit!
Your pal,

The OP Pack said...

Wow, those must be so good. We can almost smell them here:) Mom says she bets your mom can find some instructions if she goes to the website for the manufacturer of that dehydrator. Maybe the box has a web address on it.

woos, the OP Pack

The OP Pack said...

Here, try this link for instructions.

Ruby and Penny said...

Hi Lorenza
What a great idea. We love chicken sticks and I bet mom could save lots of money if she got a food dehydrator.
Love Ruby & Penny

Fiona, as typed by Dr. Liz said...

Oooh! That looks REALLY tasty! I may have to talk to my Mom about getting one of those things so I can have my own chicken chips/jerky!

You are One Lucky Girl!

*kissey face*

Stella said...

Thats a great treat, Lorenza and no salties, no additives in it, just good chicken!

Maybe my Mom will check into that!


The Army of Four said...

That is SO cool! Very nice of your aunt and WOW, your grandma ROCKS!
Play bows,

Tracey and Huffle said...

Hooray for your mum making you those yummy treats!

Huffle Mawson

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...



And furry nice of The OP KS Pakhk to help find woo some instrukhtions!!!


C said...

uh oh...I really can't Fo see those picures because he will try to eat the computer screen...looks like chicken jerky heaven there.

Anonymous said...

Hi Lorenza,

What a very SMART Auntie you have!

Enjoy you chicken treats.

Hugs, Tessa

Teddy Bear said...

Lorenza, how exciting that you have your own homemade chicken jerky! They must be delicious! Did your Mom try some too?

Teddy Bear

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Absolutely love your wide-eyed up-close photo, Lorenza. Looks like your mom made you a healthy snack.

Thanks for being loyal and consistent in voting for Merci.

Scout 'n Freyja said...

We think that you are one furry much loved dog, yes, you are, to have your momma cooking special treats fur you!

Piappies World said...

Hi Lorenza,
That's really so sweet of your mom to make homemade goodies. And they sure look so yummy, too!

-Fudgie, Princess, Scrappy, Bullet

Benny and Lily said...

Lorenza...what the heck! I am coming over. Su case es mi casa.
Benny & Lily

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello lorenza its dennis the vizsla dog hay ow wow chikkin chips??!?! yum!!! oh wayt i am a chikkin at the moment yikes!!! run away!!!!!!

Faya said...

Oh you are lucky Lorenza do you know that ?....your Mom is great !
Kisses, Faya

TwoSpecialWires said...

Yummmmmm! Your chicken chips and chicken jerky sound yummilicious! We can just imagine how good the house smelt while they were dehydrating. Thinking about it makes us drool. Yummmmm!

Enjoy them, and think about us as you eat 'em!
Jake and Fergi xxoo

hero said...

Hi Lorenza,

The chicken jerky is sure yummy... wish I could have some too. I bet mommy would be making lots of jerky for you.

Licks, hero

Martha Basset said...

Hi Lorenza
What a clever mom. We thought that looked delicious and the second last picture of you confimred our suspicions!!!
We wanted some too - enjoy!
Martha & Bailey xxx

Maggie and Mitch said...

We are drooling! How lucky you are to be able to make your own chicken treats whenever you run out, Lorenza! You are so lucky!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Mango said...

Lucky you! I see you made cracker dog face it was so yummy.


Frankie Furter said...

Lorenza !!! You have a wonderful family. Grandma makes your wardrobe and Auntie thinks of that dehydrator thingy. Lucky Lady
I did not know that OUR dehydrator thingy could do treats for ME. I thought it was only for mom to make those tomato slices in it.
NOW I am going to wake her up and tell her she has to get me some chicken and sweet potatoes and start slicing.
Thank you Thank you for the grrreat idea.
Licks and Wags

Charlie Daniels said...

4 Hours!! 4 Hours!! How did you wait that long! ;-)



Mack said...

You are the luckiest dog alive!

Elizabeth said...

This looks delicious!
Hope you had a feast.
love from Buster in New York

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Keep practicing mom. You will get it right. Lorenza you can keep taste testing...

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Deefor said...

I don't believe your mom MADE those treats! They look yummy. I love your dress from Independence Day too. Are you supposed to look like a giant strawberry? Terrific.


Brownie said...

Lorenza, what a great idea! Those tweats look delicious! Lucky you...!

Bobby said...

That looks good, some dogs get great things, we get nothing.

kalyxcorn said...

wow I always wondered about that. Did you put anything on it or was it just plain chicken cut thin?

Daisy said...

What a great idea to make wholesome and healthy treats!

Joe Stains said...

We have one of those dehydrator machines and Mom always forgets about it. Now I will remind her and ask her to make some delicious jerky for me too!!

chicamom85 said...

Lorenza, I bet that was soooooo good. I am going to get my Mommy to get one of those things. You looked so cute when you were taking the treat, your eyes got real big. You are such a cutie.

licks and sniffs, Sasha

Samantha ~ Holly and Zac ~ said...

Hey Lorenza, those look so tasty. That sounds a great idea for some treats.

Have a great weekend.

Holly & Zac...XX

Madi and Mom said...

Hi Lorenza I can smell that lovely chicken jerky from NC...I love meat too. You are one lucky Doxie...Good job Mom you love your Lorenza a lot we can tell.
Madi and Mom

The Airechicks said...

Your Mom is soooo SMART - homemade jerky - better keep an eye on Grandpa he's gonna want some jerky too!!!

Just think you'll be able to share with all your friends in the
neighborhood - you could take order and make it special for them & get some extra monies for your hobbies...


MAX said...

ooo...that sounds delicious! Lorenza, your eyes tell it all!
Lots of licks

Paco,Milo, Maya and mommy Simona said...

We're back sweet Lorenza and we're sooooooooooo happy because we can read about you and your adventures again!!!
We missed you a lot!!!!
Homemade chicken!!!!
It sounds delicious!!!!
What a great idea!!!!
We'll ask to our mommy if she can prepare some of them for us!!!
Your eyes are soooooooooooo rapt!!!
And we're drooling!!!!!!!!!
We love you and your blog and your mommy!!!!
HAve a wonderful weekend!!!!!
Tons of love and kisses!!!!

Byron y Xinver said...

Oh,nunca habíamos visto un aparato así!! De todos modos aquí no se come el pollo de esa manera. ¿Desecado? ¿Es como cecina? ¿Conoces esta palabra? Aquí es una carne muy fina habitualmente de animales de caza y que se come una vez seca, pero cruda, como el jamón o algo así.

Clive said...

Wow, what a great treat Lorenza!

lots of woofs

Agatha and Archie said...

Ok we are all caught up..Happy belated holiday and your dress was STUNNING!!! We have a dehyrator too! but we NEVER thought of chicken strips!!! Ours must be old becausu we think it would NEVER do it in 4 hours!! Tell your Mom to do the same thing with sweet potato!!! MIAMMMM as Faya would say!!! Love A+A

Olive said...

yummmmmy! I can smell it from Texas!

Hope the weekend is a great one!

Licks from me..OLIVE! :)


Oh my DOG... I just died and went to chicken jerky heaven... I can't believe you get homemade chicken jerky.. I'm moving in. I'm even willing to wear a dress.

Princess Eva and Brice said...

We love chicken any way that we can get it!

Princess Eva

River said...

Wow, homemade chicken chips! We love your excited 'hungry' eyes.

love & wags,

Thor said...

Lorenza, aquilo parece delicioso!
Que sortuda! :)


Matilda said...

Hi Lorenza!
Wow! Looks sooooo Yummy!
Licks :p

JB's Big and Small Worlds said...

That looks pawsome! I bet you could do it with salmon too!

Hoover said...

Hey Lorenza,

Your eyes say it all. Must be very yummies.

My human has one of those machines but they always put fruit in it. I say give meat a chance!

Hoover BPD

Twix said...

Lorenza, you have the bestest mom in the whole wide world! I can't imagine how that smelled while it was "cooking". Mmmmm...I better stop thinking about that or I will be drooling on mom's computer and that might not make her too happy!

Morgan in Pittsburgh said...

Look at your eyes! That says it all! I got to get my mom to get one of those things!
your pal, Morgan

Lilo, The Great Rock Eater said...

That's great that the momma can make you chicken jerky any time you want!!! How cool is that?!?!?!


Lacy said...

w00fs, yummmmmmmmmie, that looks sooo goood...

b safe,

ps, me glad the vet visit wasnt to bad..