Some time ago, I began to do some research and was astonished at just how easy it can be to make yogurt. However, I did run into a few problems the first couple of times I made it but since then, have perfected my yogurt making at home.
Many might remember the song by Dolly Parton with the lyrics: “He lived by the apple orchard in this little orchard shack His real name was Jackson Taylor but I called him Apple Jack” Well, Applejack is actually a melomel made with honey and of course, apples and probably has ancient roots in Europe. If [...]
Glossary"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever."
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Is it possible to make a decent wine from an old kit? I have my doubts but today after coming across a kit more than four years old, I thought I may as well find out. Follow along as we discover how bad a 4 year old wine kit that was never fermented turns out. And wish me luck that maybe.. it will be ok.
Sometimes I hear that some Americans think it odd that we Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving near the beginning of October. We do – however, that is no reason for me to not wish my American readers a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! I appreciate your visits and comments and am thankful for you! I hope the rest of [...]
Why are my milk bags leaking? The Neilson brand of milk I buy from Zehrs seems to leak while other brands do not.
Smuggled cheese a big business? Looks like it, at least in Canada.
I didn’t let my failure the first time at trying to make home made butter defeat me. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again… so I did. Here’s the story about the second attempt. Now for some wine and buttered crackers.. mmmm!