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How to Make Vinegar: The Continuous Barrel Fermentation Method

“To make vinegar you only need wine, air and time. However, this is a fun set-up to make a continuous fermentation in a barrel which will supply you will years of delicious homemade wine vinegar. If you are hosting wine tastings or wine dinner parties, you will likely have leftover wine. Don’t throw that delicious […]


How To Make Natural Ginger Ale

“It turns out that soda hasn’t always been the high fructose corn syrup and artificial flavor concoction in an aluminum can that we know today. For hundreds of years (and probably much longer) cultures around the world have made various forms of naturally fermented “sodas” from sweetened herbal teas or fruit juice mixes. These natural […]


Build A Solar Food Dehydrator – Easy, Inexpensive, Detailed Plans

“Who doesn’t love dried fruits and vegetables? There’s the extra sweetness and concentrated flavor. They can be eaten “as is” or reconstituted with water. They’re lightweight—easy to carry to class, to work or even around the world. And don’t forget their environmental friendliness: they can be stored nearly forever without refrigeration, they don’t need to […]


11 Secrets To Properly Freezing Fruits & Vegetables

“When I was a little girl, I loved going to my Grandma Maxie’s house. There was always something yummy to eat, especially during the summer when her garden was brimming with strawberries, rhubarb, peaches, and all sorts of veggies. I used to pass by the giant (ancient) freezer on my way through the garage to […]


How To Extract Fresh Honey From Bee Hive Honey Frames

“Having bees has obvious rewards and some not so obvious. A clear golden jar of honey just waiting to be spread on some warm homemade bread is an obvious reward for sure. This is the main reason most people get started beekeeping, and makes it all worthwhile. But caring for a miraculously organized group of […]


How To Make Homemade Canned Spaghetti Sauce

Hi everyone! I wanted to share with you my homemade spaghetti sauce recipe that I have canned this week, and it is so GOOD! You know, there is no store bought sauce that will even come close to the flavor of this homemade sauce. But to get that flavor, you must use tomatoes that you’ve […]


Preserving Summer Squash & Saving Seeds

“It’s that time of year for us… the summer squash is starting to produce. We usually get more squash than we need with just a handful of plants in our garden. In real good years we often find squash sitting by our back door when we come home, dropped off there by our friends and […]


10 Health Benfits Of Ginger

“Ayurveda gives ginger the status of a virtual medicine chest. That’s because this wonder spice has time-tested digestion-friendly properties, in addition to its numerous other health benefits. In India, we use ginger liberally in our daily life. Ginger-spiked chai is a household favorite, and it’s grandma’s antidote of choice for battling cold and flu. On […]


80+ Recipes For Home Canning: (Fruits & Vegetables)

“Today’s Recipe Hit List is a handy reference sheet listing dozens of different tutorials and recipes for canning assorted fruits and vegetables. I’ve handpicked these from around the net and focused on featuring those that are for long term storage (though there are a small number that go straight to the refrigerator, these are noted). […]


How To Grind Bean Flour

“Beans are a nutritious food commonly used as a side dish or in salads, soups and casseroles. Vegetarians often use beans combined with a  starch like rice as an alternative complete protein source. You can expand your  bean use by making bean flours and using them in place of regular wheat flour. Bean flour is gluten […]

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