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Kombucha Giveaway

How would you like to win a free Kombucha Starter Culture coupon?  Today is your day!  There are four possible entries per person…. 

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Our Four-Gallon Kombucha Brewing Setup

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I remember when we first started brewing kombucha at home. A few quart jars became a few half-gallon jars became nearly a dozen half-gallon jars. It gets out of hand quickly and all of those smaller jars can take up a great deal of horizontal space.

But we love our kombucha – so much so that my husband often takes over the brewing just to ensure that it both gets made in large quantities and with delicious flavorings during the second fermentation. So we’ve settled on four-gallon batches for now and with only two vessels and a low-maintenance procedure it’s simply a matter of bottling and adding more sweet tea to the mix.

Here’s our current setup.

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Quick Kombucha Pickled Beet Salad

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The beets and kombucha in this recipe combine for a lovely flavor. If you prefer a little less zing in your salad, use milder kombucha…. 

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Berry-Flavored Kombucha

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With summer well on its way, I wanted to be sure our family had plenty of hydrating beverages. Water alone is often more harmful than helpful when had exclusively in extreme heat situations so while we drink plenty of the stuff, I also like fermented beverages for their hydrating qualities.

I already had water kefir going and then I was able to snag a kombucha SCOBY from a neighbor. With it I plan to do a second fermentation using this recipe. If our blackberry plants hold out, they’ll make their way into the first batch. If not, any good fruit will do for a fizzy, tasty kombucha such as this recipe.

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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