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Adventures in Cheesemaking – Homemade Mozzarella

Adventures in Cheesemaking – Homemade Mozzarella

Ever since I read Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver, I’ve been dying to make my own mozzarella.  The book chronicles the author’s move to a farm in Virginia with her family, and their attempt to make and grow their own foods, and buy local ingredients for everything else.  They farmed and ate what was in … Continue reading

Homemade Basil Salt

Homemade Basil Salt

I have so much basil in my garden.  This coming from a girl who killed pretty much every plant I ever touched!  My secret…The Grow Box.  It’s essentially a two piece box with water in the bottom compartment and soil/plants in the top.  The water gets wicked upwards by the soil and feeds the plants. … Continue reading

Homemade Cashew Butter

Homemade Cashew Butter

I love the idea of making things from scratch.  Don’t get me wrong, I use a lot of convenience foods, but I’m trying to make an effort to bake my own bread, english muffins, and pizza dough, make my own pudding mix, ice cream, greek yogurt, strawberry jam, and now make my own peanut butter…or cashew butter as … Continue reading