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A life of intention bound by love and maybe coffee

I’ve sipped the last drop of my bullet proof coffee.

John Coltrane Melodies dance in the sunlight as I read a little of the book ‘Organizing for the spirit’ which is by internationally recognised professional organiser Sunny Schlenger. 554 more words



Giardiniera, that delicious mixed veggie bowl of tangy, salty, tasty pickles, is ridiculously easy to make. Gather up any extra veggies you have, chop them up, and toss them in. 597 more words

Fermentation & Preserves


There is a fair amount of information on homebrewing Rhubarb Wine, but not a whole lot about natural fermentation. Recipes call for the addition of various grape juices, extracts and yeasts. 510 more words

Saukraut & pickled veggies

Here are the finished products of the 2 classes I took with Barbie at community cuisine. She is so knowledgeable and shared many great recipes. I encourage everyone to learn how to pickle vegetables. 21 more words

Two New Webinars: Dill Pickles and Ginger Beer

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I moved this past weekend to a different unit in my intentional community and I have so much more light in my kitchen that I decided to schedule two more webinars. 315 more words

Self Reliance

Tastes of Kenya

A couple of months ago we wrote about our culinary explorations through lush wet season Uganda. Since then, we been wandering about Kenya, from the mountains, the plains, the desert, to the coast.   671 more words


Kombucha bottling

As promised, here is the rest of the kombucha process

Once the bottle have cooled down, they are ready to fill.  You need to make sure you stir the kombucha so the yeasts on the bottom are mixed through as these are what gives the finished blend its fizz. 245 more words