Sage Cream Cheese with Yogurt


Sage, an often undervalued herb, is native to the Mediterranean region. In ancient Rome, it was known to have healing properties, and was included as a part of the official Roman pharmacopeia.

This recipe makes a pleasantly flavored cheese that is delightful spread on baguette slices. It can also be used as a base for a pasta sauce or dip by adding a little milk. Bake the leftovers into sourdough biscuits…. 

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Weekly Recap – August 15th Edition

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It’s time for the weekly recap.  Leave your favorite links or ideas in the comments below!

What’s New at CFH: Save 25% on Essential Oils and a New Peppermint Mouth Wash Recipe


Until 8/16/15 you can save 25% on Essential Oils by using coupon code EO2015 at checkout!  And, if you have Peppermint essential oil already (or plan to buy it) you might find this new Peppermint Mouth Wash Recipe refreshing and easy!

Culturing Fruit Juice with Water Kefir Grains


It has been a while since I’ve had enough water kefir grains to take a chance on something new. I generally do not like to mess with mother cultures unless I have a backup. So I’ll take an extra kombucha SCOBY and throw it into some apple juice or that extra clump of milk kefir… 

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My Try at the DIY Hand Sanitizer Gel

Jerri's Hand Sanitizer

I am usually anti-hand sanitizer. I cringe at the sight of little bottles that hang on to your purse or belt loops. They are just not effective to actually CLEANSE the hands, although if your hands are fairly clean they will kill some germs if there is enough alcohol in it. And I just don’t… 

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