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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Our Four-Gallon Kombucha Brewing Setup


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… 

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Lacto-fermented Anaheim Peppers

anaheim peppers

Anaheim peppers are a mild chile pepper popular for canning. Skip the water bath this year and do an easy fermentation instead!

A Closer Look: The Essential Oils Book

The Essential Oils Book

This practical guide shows how essential oils can greatly improve the quality of busy lives. Scent your home or office, create safe, fragrant home cleaning products, and make special mixtures suitable for children and the elderly.

Weekly Recap – July 18th Edition

blog gathering

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