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?
Kombucha is not expensive to make. It’s not terribly difficult to make either. Best of all, when you make it yourself, it can end up tasting even better than the stuff you buy in the store.
Making kombucha tea requires the lowest-maintenance of any cultured beverage. Just make sweet tea every 7-14 days, and bottle the finished tea.
Learn how to make probiotic kombucha (fermented tea) at home. It tastes better than store-bought, and costs much less to make! There's no limit to the flavor combinations you can make.
Brew Kombucha and make delicious cultured candy from the scoby! We call them Buchies and they taste like delicious tart apple pie.
A summery recipe for fizzy, English-style lemonade! Includes a cost breakdown and comparison with a commercial brand. Perfect for adding to Olympics-themed Pimm's cup!
The Kitchn has a great photo tutorial on making your own kombucha at home.
Lemonade Fermented with Whey results in a tangy, bright and fizzy summer drink. Add Plum Syrup, or any other stonefruit, and enjoy a truly delicious, nutritious and seasonal drink.
Chocolate or Vanilla flavored milk you can have around anytime. Doesn't spoil, tastes great and gives a great pack of fiber and nutrition. Lots of alternatives to cow's milk are preservable, easy to make and inexpensive.
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!
A great big and burly winter stout, brewed a little late for the season but still delicious.