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?
Hints for planning and preparing the drinks ahead for a party of 40-60 people, including basil-infused gin for a Lonsdale, and home-brewed ginger beer.
The ginger beer plant is a culture that has likely been used to make ginger beer for thousands of years! It is the easiest and most delicious ginger beer-making method to boot!
A symphony of cello's is a post that explains you from A to Z how to make beautiful liqueurs like Bergamocello, Lamponello and Zenzerino yourself. Those unknown little brothers from the famous Limoncello are easy to make, you just need to know how,
How to build a cider press and harvest apple juice at home.
No cider press? No problem. With just a blender and cheesecloth, anyone can make fresh, cold apple cider in mere minutes.
Root Beer Syrup recipe based on experimentation with several 19th Century American recipes.
Making ginger beer from ginger, sugar, water, and yeast.
The ginger “bug,” which jump-starts the fermentation in this recipe from chef Cortney Burns, Bar Tartine, San Francisco, specifically uses organic ginger because it’s rich in microbes.
If you live in Southern California like me, you know how difficult it is to find unpasteurized apple cider. Here's a quick way to do it yourself at home.
Don't throw your apple scraps away! You can make a super-simple wild yeast cider with them. Just three ingredients will give you a fun science experiment and (practically) free drinks!