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Still baking

Fresh bread made daily at mrs b’s.

The secret?

Our home cultures ferment.


Aphids and Sauerkraut, oh my!

In addition to making an apple upside-down cake last week, I also took some time to make some completely imperfect sauerkraut. Last year, we had TERRIBLE aphids on the acorn squash. 398 more words


Ferment Pickle Dry - Cookbook Review and Preserved Lemons

Over the last few years I have seen a revival of ancient cooking techniques, such as pickling, fermenting and drying, and along with this new found enthusiasm has sprung some exciting and informative books to help teach and guideĀ us on our new culinary journey. 727 more words

Book Review


Around 32lb of Damsons arrived the other day, given to me by my good friends Deborah Darling and Jade Mellor.

I put 14lb in a bucket with 3kg of sugar to make 3 gallons of wine.

Kombucha Wars

I made kombucha. Well, I kind of made kombucha since the making involved me going to a friend’s house with an empty jar and returning home with three filled ones. 337 more words

Booch Update

The ‘booch is coming along! I began test tasting it around day 7, and by day 9 I had the sweet to acid ratio I was looking for. 61 more words