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Strawberry & Lemon Balm Mead – One Gallon Recipe

Nothing quite announces "Summer is here!" like white gallon buckets and baskets of strawberries that pop up at farm markets and roadside stands in early...

Sacred Brewing: Persephone Mead

It is spring. Normally, this time of year gooses me and makes me squeal, propelling me out of my stiff winter depression and lurching me...

Goldenrod and Ginger Wine – One Gallon Recipe

I'm a fan of weeds and wine, as you well may know. I'm particularly a fan of foraging wild weeds and invasive plants for herbal...

Motherwort and Lemon Balm Brew: One Gallon Recipe

Wow, is this brew ever a winner! I'm going to make a batch every single fall to help carry me through the grim and grey February and March...

Make Mead Like a Viking {A Review}

Guess what? It turns out that I Make Mead Like a Viking.  Specifically, an Appalachian Yeti Viking! I was lucky enough to cross paths with...

Wild Fermented Dandelion Wine

Oh, well. It's best to make the most out of it and get a new batch going. There's no sense in whining when there are...

I made Blackberry Fizz!

MOST of them are labeled! I was just tidying my apothecary, and while doing so, I re-discovered an experiment that I'd...

Vanilla Bean Chamomile Mead – One Gallon Recipe

When I began making infused honey, the very first and favorite of my herbal honey blends was Vanilla Bean Chamomile Honey. It was only natural...

Elderberry Mead: Make Your Own One Gallon Batch!

Elderberries are known for their edible flowers and fruit, but beyond being tasty, elderberries are potent medicine. I make jars full of elderberry tincture and...

Local Business Love: West Asheville

Good day, folks!  I recently spent a lovely day accomplishing wonderful things around West Asheville, like getting my ukulele restrung and tuned, eating Thunderstruck Coffee...

A Poltergeist in my Booze Cabinet!

just a portion of the selection... I just don't know what happened, y'all... One minute, the booze cabinet was all happy...

August Wildflower Mead – A Success and Recipe of sorts

Queen Anne's Lace by Modern Scribe Photography In August 2012, I took it upon myself to wander around the yard and...

Blackberry Mead: A One-Gallon Recipe

I can tell that it is truly summertime when I can gather large handfuls of blackberries from the wild brambles that surround the edges of...

Dandelion and Violets: A Joyful Herbal Infusion

I am sipping a lovely cup of Spring. When I nipped meself outside yesterday to feed the chickens (and spoil the neighbor's goats because I'm...