Kombucha has been hailed as a miracle drink and sweeping mainstream for the last decade. Is it worth all the hype?
Whey is considered a “waste product” from cheese making, but it has more uses than you think; including dietary uses.
Sauerkraut cannot get any simpler than this folks! Learn more about which vegetables are best to ferment and the health benefits it provides.
The health benefits of fermented foods are tremendous. It really does your body good! Learn more about which foods are usually fermented and all the health benefits it has.
Homemade yogurt is easy to make, but there are a few tricks to learn before hand. Use this cheat sheet and the recipe to make delicious, probiotic-filled yogurt.
Without yeast, our lives would be void of many of our day-to-day products. Getting back to the basics and learning how to make yeast yourself will give you an invaluable skill to hold onto and share with others. Using different produce such as oranges, potatoes, herbs and grains is not only a great science experiment, but a way for you to play around with the flavors of your favorite bread recipes.
Fermenting food isn’t just a food preservation method, but a way to boost the nutritional value in foods and increase vitamin levels. It’s time to start listening to your second brain and giving it what it needs.
Bread formed a large part of our diet in the old days, and it was always available, more so in winter when food was scarcer and bellies needed to be filled.
Our cover crop, daikon radishes, grew in abundance and we didn’t know what to do with them all. Some of our friends suggested we try making Kimchi.
Here is a delicious and healthy recipe for ginger ale you can do at home.
For the last few years, I have purchased the store version of this chili sauce until I realized that I can easily make it on my own and enjoy the health properties it possesses.
Fermenting chicken feed is an inexpensive and easy way to promoting good gut health. The process is so easy, you will wonder why you haven’t done this earlier!
Infused with the flavors of fall, here’s a holiday drink recipe that will keep on giving – Pumpkin Spiced Moonshine.
Learning how to make this fermented tea to provide your family with dietary wellness and a long-term health benefits during a long-term emergency.
There’s nothing like homemade extracts to really bring out the flavor in your baked goods and beverages. Here are 8 delicious, homemade aromatic extracts that can be made in 5 minutes!
With all the uses that apple cider vinegar has, we should learn how to make it. Apple cider vinegar is usually made with a broad two-step process, very similar to how alcohol is made. Here’s how to make it!
It was always made in a heavy metal pan with a close fitting lid, a portion of the last batch would be the starter for the next. I would heat the pan by standing it at the back of the range, not letting it get too hot, so I could still pick it up without a cloth on my hands.
Adding some just-add-water protein additions to your pantry is a must to maintain health and vigor during emergencies.
When planning and storing food for emergencies or survival situations, incorporating foods that will last forever (or at least longer than you will) could help boost your emergency supplies and your bartering power. If stored properly these five foods will last forever, and many of them have several uses beyond human consumption that could give you a hand up should the SHTF!
You likely already keep a supply of basics like vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry, and grains in your freezer. However, there some items that can be frozen that might surprise you.
Although wheat is the cornerstone of a prepper’s food storage, many don’t understand why they should have a bunch on hand, or even how to use it if the SHTF. It certainly feels like every single preparedness author out there recommends the storage of hundreds of pounds of wheat, but why? And what can you use it for?
The freshest, unprocessed, maple syrup comes directly from trees and you can tap into all of that yummy goodness yourself! Not only does maple syrup taste great, but it can be a potent natural medicine with additional health benefits as well!
If you are anything like me, there’s nothing like that first sip of piping hot coffee in the crisp, cool, and silent morning mountain air, then you’ll understand the importance of making sure you’ve got your ‘cup of joe’ covered, even if the SHTF. Here are some tips and tricks to prepare for the worst, while still making sure you continue to enjoy the simple things in life – like your morning coffee.
When it comes to a cabin out in the woods or an open fire, nothing beats cast iron.
Will your canned food supply still be good when a disaster arises and you need to start popping them open and consuming the contents?
Smoke some, and get some good quality protein and practice for when you’re next in the woods and land that trout.
Are you ready to take steps to break free from a dependency-driven system and become a producer instead of a consumer? Here’s your chance!
March is a great time to stock up on your pantry goods with deals around the internet. We found this special from Wise Foods that you should take particular interest in.