Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Making ginger beer at home is fun and easy, but can also be mystifying. If you're trying your hand at the project for the first time, you've probably got questions. I address them in this post.
Turn grape juice into bubbly homemade grape soda using champagne yeast!!
Homemade ginger beer with just three ingredients! It's a bubbly, nonalcoholic beverage like a soda, but its carbonation comes from fermentation!
Step-by-step photos show how to make ginger beer from a "bug" (following Well Preserved's technique), plus a recipe for gingery beer cocktails. Perfect for summertime!
How to gather roots of the wild sassafras tree to make true old-fashioned root beer.
One of the easiest fermentations - it only requires minimal monitoring and some patience but the end product is well worth the wait!
I took foraged dandelion roots and combined them with hollyhock roots, honey and maple syrup to make a root beer.
One sip and you'll feel the island breeze blowing across your face and hear the sound of steel drums. Add some rum, and you'll hear the steel drums too!
Is it possible that harvesting yeast in my kitchen could yield all this fizz? And so much taste!
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