Kombucha seems to be all the rage these days. Drinking it is the new super cool thing to be doing. We have been drinking and making kombucha for years in our house. Does that make us super cool? Somehow I don’t think so. But we do enjoy drinking it, especially a nice cold, well aged, […]
I am REALLY missing our Summer and Fall harvest of peppers and other fresh vegetables to can, dehydrate, and ferment. While in the grocery store recently, my eyes fell upon a very large bag of dried hot peppers: Chiles de Arbol, to be exact. Chile de Arbol are bright red peppers that can be substituted […]
If you’ve got hens, sometimes you get a stockpile of eggs. Chickens lay so well in the spring, it doesn’t take long to get several cartons stacked up. We think there’s nothing better than a pickled egg or two with lunch or with a beer as a late afternoon nibble. I make my own and it is really […]
When I was first given my Kombucha culture, I panicked more than I did the first time they handed me my son. “It’s ok, just feed it!” they said, as though this slimy thing was the easiest thing in the world to look after. Turns out, it’s actually not as bad as I thought!
If you have ever had kombucha, you know that it’s amazing, but can be expensive! Growing your own SCOBY at home will ensure you will always have kombucha on the cheap! In this post, you’ll learn about SCOBY and how to grow your own!
Our journey into the world of healthy eating began with my first pregnancy a few years ago. The moment that I needed to be responsible with the health of someone other than myself, I started to realize how unhealthy I was actually eating. This really changed the way that I looked at food. Over time […]