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Kombucha. The What, Why and How.

Kombucha. The What, Why and How.

Wait, but what is Kombucha? Kombucha is a sweetened fermented tea, often flavored, with natural effervescence. That means, it is naturally fizzy. As a fermented beverage it has a very slight amount of alcohol. Some varieties, however, are created with more alcohol and known as hard kombucha. Kombucha is an ancient drink thought to originate... View more
Sourdough Tortillas

Sourdough Tortillas

Handmade at Home There is something so primally satisfying about creating your own food from raw, simple ingredients. It physically connects you to your food, and thus your earth. It opens up  your mind to new possibilities and ideas. It connects dots of how things work and why. I believe now more than ever it... View more
Sourdough Coconut Oil Pie Crust

Sourdough Coconut Oil Pie Crust

Sourdough pie crust is so delicious, easy, and buttery. Mmmm, oh so buttery. May 7th is national coconut cream pie day though. So, I decided to try my crust recipe with coconut oil instead of butter. It worked well, with a few tweaks in the preparation. For instance, I would not suggest working with cold coconut oil as you would cold butter.... View more
Sour Dough Pizza Dough Recipe

Sour Dough Pizza Dough Recipe

Did you ever make your own pizza dough? Probably seemed a bit daunting right? Well, I have news for you. Pizza Dough is one of the easiest sour dough recipes, and is easily the most delicious home made pizza crust. Once I started making my own, I could never go back top pre-made dough or crusts. It usually... View more

Summer Harvest

Today we harvested the seeds of the sunflower Scout grew. This was our first summer to intentionally grow edibles together ( we always have volunteer tomato plants pop up). We also harvested the pumpkin she grew, though have not yet decided its fate. The peas we planted met an unfortunate fate when we were in... View more
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