Deodorant Making Part 1: Testing Two Kinds

Clay vs. Baking Soda Deodorant

We have two different deodorant recipes on our website:

My husband and I have always used the baking soda recipe and it works amazingly well (better than my store bought Dove antiperspirant actually!).

Deodorant Supplies

The only catch is that to keep it solid here in Hawaii (I like to keep it solid so that I can use the deodorant container for easy application), I always had to keep it in the refrigerator, which needless to say was slightly inconvenient. Today I decided to try a new method, and added 1 Tbs. of beeswax granules to the recipe to see if I could keep it solid and out of the fridge. If you would like to try it, melt the coconut oil with the beeswax before adding the other ingredients…. 

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Weekly Recap – February 28th Edition

blog gathering

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

What’s New at CFH: Cultured Vegetable FAQ


This week we have a new Cultured Vegetable FAQ to share.  See if any of your questions are on the list! 

Recipe Writing Fun, Part I


Do you ever wonder how your favorite recipes are created? Or how we figure out the best methods of cheese making, so that when you make it at home, your recipe will (most of the time) turn out beautifully? Well, wonders will cease today, my friends, because we are launching a new blog series, giving… 

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Simple Kimchi


Many kimchi recipes call for things like fish sauce, daikon radish or chili paste – all ingredients that can be hard to come by. This recipe for kimchi is simple and can be made with ingredients found easily, maybe even in your own garden.