Tag Archives: Kombucha

If You Need Something…Just Ask

My mom has everything.  If I need something (a new blender, a card table, etc), I usually ask her before running out to buy something.  With four kids moving in and out over the years, a penchant for shopping at … Continue reading

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2012 Goals

This post about making broth got me thinking about the new skills I’ve learned in the past year.  In addition to broth, I learned how to break down a fresh chicken, how to make sauerkraut, and I dabbled in cheesemaking.  … Continue reading

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Moldy Kombucha

I could have cried when I went to taste my kombucha last week and discovered mold floating on top.  We had made two previous successful batches in quart-sized jars, so we got a little crazy and brewed up a whole … Continue reading

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Kombucha – Success!

Our homemade kombucha is awesome!  It’s a bit sweeter than what we usually buy and is nicely carbonated. For anyone not in the know, kombucha is essentially fermented sweet tea that is purported to have a number of health benefits.  … Continue reading

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Street Food Saturday

I woke up cranky and with a headache today.  For some reason, I jumped out of bed at 7:15 am thinking it was a work day and I was late.  Totally started the day on the wrong foot.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

As mentioned last week, I have a few fermentation and culturing projects in the works.  So far my sauerkraut is just sitting there.  It hasn’t developed any mold or weird odors, so I’m crossing my fingers that it will be … Continue reading

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Sauerkraut and Sourdough

This weekend I finally got started on trying some new things.  I guess the fact that it’s a long weekend gave me the extra motivation. A few weeks ago, I bought a head of cabbage at the farmer’s market, and … Continue reading

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