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I love baking bread, but I’m often short on time and energy. Luckily, you can make tasty no-knead bread in a dutch oven with a little planning and a minimal amount of work!
Fire Cider (or fire vinegar) is an herb and veggie-infused vinegar. The spicy tonic is rich in vitamins and nutrients, and really easy to make!
Next time you make something with apples or pears, save your peels and cores to make your own batch of homemade vinegar out of fruit scraps!
This small batch recipe for pear butter is enhanced with a touch of Earl Grey tea – the perfect pairing for early autumn!
Vanilla bean blends with chamomile beautifully – the bitter apple tones of chamomile flowers make magic with the rich, luscious aromatics of real vanilla.
Summertime means berries, and berries mean jam, wine, and mead. There’s nothing like having a bottle of summer to warm you in the middle of the winter!
Honeysuckle is an invasive plant with some of the most lovely, ephemeral flowers – their heavenly aroma lends itself nicely to this wine.
Ah, it is late June, and the Mimosa trees are blooming! These pink, fluffy trees are cartoonish but beautiful, looking like “truffula tuft” trees from Dr. Seuss books!
There are many guides that explain how to use ear oil, but I noticed that none of them included one of the most important parts: encouraging nurturing touch and creating a soothing environment.