Fermentation Discussion

Fermentation Discussion

fer·men·ta·tion noun  The chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms, typically involving effervescence and the giving off of heat. The process of fermentation involved in the making of beer, wine, and liquor, in which sugars are converted to ethyl alcohol. Note: Fermentation Discussion is an open forum subsection of the Make [...]

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How to Make Rejuvelac

Supplies 1/2 C *Winter White Wheat 4 C Purified non-chlorinated water Large jar with ventilated (sprouting) lid or cheesecloth to cover 14 C non-chlorinated water Gallon jar (non-metallic) Method Soak *wheat berries overnight Rinse twice a day for 2-3 days, or until the berries just begin to sprout (watch for a tiny little tail) Rinse [...]

How to Make Kombucha

How to Make Kombucha

Supplies SCOBY 1 C *mother tea 8 Pure black or green tea bags 14 C non-chlorinated water 1 C sugar Gallon jar (non-metallic) Measuring cup Wooden spoon Cheese cloth, coffee filter, or any breathable fabric String or rubber band Method Bring water to a hard boil. Remove from heat, and add tea bags.  Allow to steep for [...]

Day #2

The Early Days "A Homestead in the Country" Life takes it's own turns, and while we have our own ideas of how our perfect future will play out #karma has a way of reminding us what is best. I assume it is the creative in me, which kept me from ever possessing any desire to [...]