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The 18 Best Seasonal Homemade Kombucha Flavors for Second Ferment ~ Homestead and Chill. Do you brew kombucha?

The 18 Best Seasonal Homemade Kombucha Flavors for Second Ferment ~ Homestead and Chill

Are you looking for a splash of inspiration and some tasty new kombucha flavors to try for your second fermentation? Then look no further! Here is a round-up of our favorite seasonal homemade kombucha flavors. Most of the ideas on this list are various combinations of fresh fruit, but a few are a little different too! For example, using spices, vegetables, or creating simple flavored syrups infused with herbs or flowers. Over the last five years of brewing regularly, we have bottled a lot of kombucha! Before we dive into what our favorite picks are, we need to cover a couple important points first: the condition of the fruit you are adding, and how you are adding it. Choose Ripe Fruit. How to Flavor Kombucha (19 Best Kombucha Flavors!) How To Make Kombucha Tea at Home. How to Make Your Own Infused Vinegar in 7 Simple Steps - Organic Authority. Infused vinegars are ridiculously easy to make and great for many household uses from cooking to cleaning to gift giving.

How to Make Your Own Infused Vinegar in 7 Simple Steps - Organic Authority

You can infuse almost anything into vinegar, which is so acidic that its breaks down the infused matter and extracts the wonderful aromas and flavors into the vinegar. The Easiest Way to Smoke Food Without a Smoker « Food Hacks Daily. The Easiest Way to Smoke Food Without a Smoker There's something primal about the smell of smoking food.

The Easiest Way to Smoke Food Without a Smoker « Food Hacks Daily

Somewhere deep in the recesses of our souls, we remember a time when humans only ate by the fire. Or perhaps that's just something I tell myself. Mexican Chocolate Soufflé Cakes recipe. Chanterelle preservation methods. The chanterelle season is upon us and the forest floor under the oaken canopy is littered with orange gems of nutritions goodness.

Chanterelle preservation methods

Which is why I haven’t blogged in so long – between writing and editing, I accompanied my beloved into the vast and generous forests to collect kisses, mosquito bites, and generous baskets of chanterelles. He was kind enough to write an article for the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club, where he shares his culinary experience in long-term preservation methods. We are sharing it here, because the perishable mushrooms will not wait for the next newsletter’s publishing date. Preserving Chanterelles Contributed by Scott Pavelle.

How to Dry Herbs. 4oz Amber Tincture Bottle. Bulk Herb Store Order Toll-Free (877) 278-4257 Accessories: 4oz Amber Tincture Bottle Four ounce Amber Colored Tincture Bottle with dropper.

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Ideal for making tinctures. Tincture Directions: Fill a clean glass jar with 2/3 of herb mix, maybe a little more. Customer Reviews Please, take a moment and comment on this product. alcohol by Traci L Bowman on Feb 17, 2014 will the alcohol be gone when this is done? Re: alcohol by Bulk Herb Store on Feb 18, 2014 Hello, there is still alcohol in the vodka tinctures after the fermenting, I would recommend checking out glycerine tinctures! Egyptian Spice Mix: Dukkah. Dukkah, an Egyptian spice blend of toasted nuts and seeds, has become a international favorite over the past few years, thanks to its popularity first in Australian restaurants and then among home cooks and food blogs.

Egyptian Spice Mix: Dukkah

The warm, aromatic mixture is addictive when served as a dip with bread and olive oil. Wild Mussels! How to Clean & Debeard. Jeeps McGee, my trusty vehicle, starts up with a gutsy roar.

Wild Mussels! How to Clean & Debeard

The performance exhaust shakes me with thunderous throaty vibrations. My coffee cup perched precariously on the dash spills while disco competes for attention on a station I don’t remember ever having set (was I really listening to this last night? Yikes!). My overnight duffle is happily absorbing the jus de chaussette I was very much looking forward to. Some happy New Year this is! After an onslaught of holiday parties, I am throwing in the cocktail dress and pulling on the workboots. Me and McGee are so in our element.

Ahhhh, the ocean…. Today is beautiful. How to Make and Store Dried Tomatoes. For the final week of Preserve the Bounty hosted by Nourished Kitchen, Jenny asked us to take on sun-drying.

How to Make and Store Dried Tomatoes

I’ve got a glut of San Marzano tomatoes right now, so this challenge came at the perfect time. Todd and Diane wrote about and photographed the process of making sun dried tomatoes so beautifully a few weeks back, so really wanted to go the sun dried route. But since the weather has cooled significantly here, I turned to my dehydrator instead. Kitchen Tips: How to Make Flavored Sugars. There isn’t much more satisfying than tucking a scraped vanilla bean into a jar of sugar and letting it sit, allowing the vanilla to infuse the sugar with flavor before you add it to coffee or tea or sprinkle it over unbaked scones. Plain white granulated sugar takes on flavors well, so it’s easy to spike with vanilla, citrus and other aromatics. Generally it’s just a matter of adding flavoring ingredients (such as vanilla or citrus) to sugar and letting it be, letting time do all the work. Vanilla Sugar Recipe : Review : Alton Brown.

How to Infuse Vodka and Other Distilled Spirits with Flavor. Infusing spirits with flavor is a great way to experiment with your own personal tastes, create new cocktails, and make your drinking experience just a little more interesting.

How to Infuse Vodka and Other Distilled Spirits with Flavor

If you love to create and have that DIY personality, then infusions are the perfect way to bring that into your drinks. The basic concept of an infusion is to add a single or combination of flavors to a base liquor. It is very easy to do, requiring a little patience and imagination at times, and after a few successful experiments it can become, well, obsessive. Soon you may be thinking, "What can I do next? " or "What if I...? " Vodka is the most common base spirit used and the other light spirits (gin, sake, light rum, and tequila) can be used as well.

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