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Tea, Recipe, SCOBY, Benefits, What is, How-to. Kombucha Starter Kit - Lion Heart Kombucha. Thinking of brewing Kombucha on your own?

Kombucha Starter Kit - Lion Heart Kombucha

Pick up a signature Kombucha Starter Kit! It includes everything you need to start brewing your first batch, plus our detailed recipe and brewing tips. The kit includes: Fresh SCOBY Culture and starter in Glass jarLion Heart Green & Black Tea BlendOrganic Cane Sugar (enough for 1 batch)Reusable tea bag, cloth, rubber bands, and labels1 gallon glass brewing jarDetailed instructions, flavoring ideas and helpful hintsEmail support. Cultures for Health: Yogurt Starter, Sourdough Starter, Kombucha, Kefir Grains, Cheese Making and more. Pickl-It — The Original Anaerobic Fermenting Jar. The Art of Claypot Cooking - Bram. The Beverage People - Teaching Home Fermentation Since 1980. Flour Power: A Guide to Modern Home Grain Milling by Marleeta F. Basey. 4 Ways Canning Has Changed Since Your Grandma’s Time. Chelsea Green Publishing - The Art of Natural Cheesemaking. Including more than 35 step-by-step recipes from the Black Sheep School of Cheesemaking Most DIY cheesemaking books are hard to follow, complicated, and confusing, and call for the use of packaged freeze-dried cultures, chemical additives, and expensive cheesemaking equipment.

Chelsea Green Publishing - The Art of Natural Cheesemaking

For though bread baking has its sourdough, brewing its lambic ales, and pickling its wild fermentation, standard Western cheesemaking practice today is decidedly unnatural. In The Art of Natural Cheesemaking, David Asher practices and preaches a traditional, but increasingly countercultural, way of making cheese—one that is natural and intuitive, grounded in ecological principles and biological science. This book encourages home and small-scale commercial cheesemakers to take a different approach by showing them:

Shelling Rice Hulls - Seed Savers Exchange Forum. Corona grain mill Stone Kit. Sunshine Corona Stone Conversion Kit Turn that old Corona mill you bought into a quality Stone Flour Mill The regular Corona Mill is fine for grinding course cereal; however, if you desire to grind fine flour and get it the first time through, you need our Sunshine Corona Stone Conversion Kit.

Corona grain mill Stone Kit

The kit includes everything you need to turn your regular Corona into the finest stone hand mill, capable of grinding your grains, like wheat, into the finest, lightest flour you can produce. In-house production of oil expellers and nutcrackers. Wise Up to Health – Why Kefir is a Habit to Maintain. Kefir grains with raw milk kefir Kefir: make your own and reap the rewards!

Wise Up to Health – Why Kefir is a Habit to Maintain

I have been making kefir for the last four years. Kefir is a fermented drink, most often made with cows milk. Its similar to yogurt, but even better for you: 1) because of the broader range of beneficial bacteria it contains 2) and the greater ability of those bacteria to colonise your gut. 3) no need to heat the milk, as you do with yogurt, so better if using raw milk. Conditioning Dehydrated Food. Conditioning Dehydrated Food The conditioning of dehydrated food is a step often missed — not on purpose — but out of not knowing about it!

Conditioning Dehydrated Food

When we have dehydrated our fruits and/or vegetables, it's time to let them cool down and then remove them from the dehydrator trays. Grab some "good" Ziploc bags and place the dehydrated goodies into the bags and zip 'em closed. Let the filled bags sit out overnight on your kitchen counter top. If you live in an extremely warm climate, be on the safe side and put your bags in the refrigerator overnight. On my website I tell readers what exactly to expect when the foods are appropriately dehydrated and if your food is "too damp," now is the time to put the food back on the dehydrator trays until the items are properly dried.

Local Agriculture with a Mobile Slaughterhouse - Animals - GRIT. Related Content Rethinking Our Food Supply My dislike for the industrial food system in our nation has always occupied an area of my mind, tryi...

Local Agriculture with a Mobile Slaughterhouse - Animals - GRIT

In The Mobile Poultry Slaughterhouse (Storey, 2013), Ali Berlow provides a solution to the lack of good slaughtering options for small-scale chicken farmers. Safely preserve summers harvest. Canning is a practice sealed into Wisconsin’s soul — the state has a "pickle bill" on the law books after all.

safely preserve summers harvest

As Milwaukee County master food preserver Christina Ward explained on WPR's "Central Time," the possibilities for pickling are bountiful. But, Wisconsinites shouldn’t be overconfident when preserving their favorite summer produce. Listen to Christina Ward on "Central Time" Whether you're an old hand at canning or just taking it up after overdoing it with farmers' markets and CSA boxes, it’s crucial to take extra care to keep those summery flavors in and dangerous microbes out.

Safe canning means staying on top of a host of variables, from temperature to elevation to the acidity of the food. Clostridium botulinum can't survive in highly acidic environments­ — those with a pH level of 4.6 or lower — but the bacterium's spores are extremely heat-resistant, so low- and high-acid foods require different canning processes. 15 Canning Tips to Save Time, Money, & Energy. How a Modern Root Cellar Could Help Small Farms Sell Food Year-Round. At Food Farm in northern Minnesota, Janaki Fisher-Merritt is getting back to his roots.

How a Modern Root Cellar Could Help Small Farms Sell Food Year-Round

This second-generation farmer is putting a modern twist on an old-fashioned idea that could help scale up the local food economy in the region. He hopes to build a 3,700-square-foot root cellar that he says has the potential to keep fresh vegetables—not just root vegetable, but winter squash, cabbage, apples, and other cold storage food—available all winter long. How to use a Steam Canner, the extension approved way. Steam Canner The steam canner I am referring to on this page should not be mixed up with a steam pressure canner.

How to use a Steam Canner, the extension approved way.

What I am referring to here is a shallow pot with a tall cover that will fit over quart sized canning jars. It is similar to a water-bath in that it is used to process high acid home-canned food. However, there are some definite differences not only in how it works, but in time and ease of use. Lehmans nonelectric milking-equipment. Carts and Tools - Exceptional farm and garden tools. Wide-Mouth Jar Sealer at How to Use a Food Saver for Vacuum Canning. A few weeks ago, I received an email from a Backdoor Survival reader asking my opinion on a device she had seen being promoted to preppers.

How to Use a Food Saver for Vacuum Canning

It was basically a vacuum sealer that could be used to seal up packages of dry foods. The cost was about $300. Holy moly! I could hardly believe that someone would consider something like this when an $80 FoodSaver would do the same thing. Recipe: Honeysuckle Jelly #TaylorMadeRanch. By Tammy Taylor Here in NE Texas the honeysuckle is blooming. Aaaahhh sweet childhood memories of my siblings and me standing around a honeysuckle vine under that blue sky, pulling the fragrant flowers and sucking the sweet honey from the blooms.

I decided to make honeysuckle jelly so I could taste those wonderful memories. I have very limited honeysuckle vines here on the ranch, but thankfully my mother has a bumper crop. So I harvested about 4 cups of honeysuckle flowers at her house and brought them home. Lehman's Butter Churn Demonstration. Making butter by hand with Dazey Butter Churn. Northland Sheep Dairy - Cheese Jun Tea: The Champagne of Kombuchas (Recipe plus Video) I was gifted my very first Jun tea culture in recent months from a friend who told me that he seemed to digest it even better than the fermented drink known as kombucha. I was excited to learn of a ferment made with honey and green tea instead of black tea and sugar, which is what you use when making kombucha.

The reason? In 2001, shortly after I first began brewing kombucha, a Chinese friend who came to dinner told me her mother had made a very similar drink when she was a child growing up in Guangdong Province. The difference? Her mother made the ferment with green tea and honey.


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Product Page. First Pig Slaughter - Modern Roots Blog. I am going to start this by saying ... this isn't for the faint of hearts. So, if you are one of those, please stop reading and skip to my gardening blogs :) How to Culture Yogurt without a Yogurt Maker. Ferment Your Own Vinegar. Even the most attentive cook can accidentally make vinegar when an open bottle of wine turns or apple cider starts to ferment. These natural reactions occur because Acetobacter, acid-producing bacteria, cover everything in our environment. 15 Cultured Thanksgiving Recipes. Cheesemaking Basics for the Beginner - The Kitchen Creamery. Meadows Stone Burr Mills and Related Products. Corona Mill Mods for All Grain Brewing. How to Make Homemade Bone Broth. Growlies, serves 100+, amounts. Recipes for fifty servings, meals for 50,