Making your own vanilla extract is simple and delicious. Follow my easy tutorial to make your own today. Stop buying the artificial “extracts” from the store. With my tutorial you can have high quality vanilla extract for a fraction of the cost.
Use every part of your animal harvest this year and learn to render your own tallow. Also, this article gives a list of uses for your tallow beyond soap and candles. Click this link to learn more.
Now that cold weather is here, make your own chai tea mix! It tastes just like the big name brands, but it’s a fraction of the cost to make your own mix. And, it makes a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer 🙂
Lilacs are arguably the most lovely, fragrant, and iconic springtime flowers. This post will share how to make a simple syrup to add fragrance and flavor to tea, cocktails, and more in short order. I will also explain why the syrup is NOT a pretty purple color. To celebrate this springtime fragrance, I have partnered […]
I love coffee. I love mason jars. I love things made in America. Maybe in that order. Enter the Portland Press by Bucket PDX, a mason jar French press, which makes damn good coffee in a mason jar, and, you guessed it, is made in the USA. Click through to learn how to make the […]
STOP!!! Don’t throw away those apple scraps! If you are cutting up apples for a recipe, did you know you can use the peels and cores to make raw apple cider vinegar? I’ve been buying Bragg’s raw apple cider vinegar for many years because of its health benefits. If you’re familiar with Bragg’s (or other […]