Nothing is quite as versatile in the kitchen as Simple Syrup Recipes. You can drizzle them on cakes and desserts, or even pour them in alcohol, coffee, tea (or even Kombucha!). Basically, Simple Syrups are a quick and easy way to add dimensions of new flavor to any boring recipe. This guide is for two different flavors; Root Beer and Strawberry-Mint. Both Simple Syrups are made with low-glycemic Coconut Sugar and dried herbs for optimum flavor!
Brewing Kombucha at home is an extremely fulfilling hobby. Not only do you save money, but you have complete control over what goes into your ‘booch. Some think that home-brewing Kombucha is scary, but it shouldn’t be! This part of the guide, I’ll be going over my methods to Flavor, Bottle, and Second Ferment Kombucha at home.
After my post on Starting a Continuous Kombucha Brew System, I had plenty of people asking for a more in-depth look on how to grow a SCOBY at home. After reading about Kombucha’s plethora of beneficial enzymes, probiotics, vitamins and antioxidants, I don’t blame you!
You would have to be living under a rock to have not heard about Kombucha (pronounced kom-boo-chuh) by now. It seems to be everywhere! This 2,000 year old fermented tea has definitely been gaining serious attention recently due to its heath-benefits, not to mention the delicious tangy taste! This guide will answer all of your first-timer (or even pro!) questions about starting a continuous brew kombucha system.
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I’m sure by now you’ve heard: Buying Local is Better. Lower emissions, higher nutrient count, and helping to stimulate the local economy.. I just don’t understand! What keeps people buying shitty produce from huge, overpriced grocery store chains? Even “Natural” and Organic grocers ship a majority of their produce in from across the globe! Think that’s fresh?
The average apple at a grocery store is 14-months old.
Most produce at a Farmer’s Market has been harvested within the last 24-48 hours.