A Closer Look: Organic Lemon Peel Granules

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Lemon is well-known as a freshening ingredient in many DIY recipes, from lotions to body scrubs to shampoos. Try Organic Lemon Peel Granules in your next homemade soap, using our Melt and Pour Soap Bases. Personalize your products with your favorite essential oil!… 

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Creamy Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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This cheesecake is a great treat for a birthday, holiday, or just because. With three creamy cultured ingredients, it’s a real treat for any day!

No-Knead Method for Artisan Bread Baking: The Salt and Fold Method – Part 3 and 4

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This is the last post in my series on the The Salt and Fold Method.  Here are the links to the entire series: Introduction Part 1 – Building a Leaven Part 2 – Leaven Testing & Mixing  Salting Let the dough rest for half an hour in a warm place uncovered. By withholding the salt,… 

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No-Knead Method for Artisan Bread Baking: The Salt and Fold Method – Part 2

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Introduction Part 1 – Building a Leaven Leaven Testing and Mixing The best test for determining whether or not your leaven is ready to mix with is what is known as the “float” test. It’s pretty simple: take a fist full of leaven and place it in a bowl of water. If it floats, the… 

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A Closer Look: Desem Sourdough Starter

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Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Desem Sourdough Starter.  Desem is a Flemish-style starter made with organic whole wheat flour. It makes delicious whole grain bread. For best results, we recommend feeding your Desem sourdough culture weekly.