How to Prepare and Use Kefir

How to Prepare and Use Kefir

Last week I wrote about my introduction to fermentation and kefir. This week I am going to write about how to prepare kefir once you have it, and how to use the whey. How to Prepare Kefir Once you have kefir grains in your possession,…

My Introduction to Fermentation

Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31 All of my adult life I have struggled with my weight.  It probably does not help that I have a serious love-hate relationship with sweets…

Cookbook Review:  The King Arthur Flour Baker’s Companion

Cookbook Review: The King Arthur Flour Baker’s Companion

I was thumbing through my favorite cookbook earlier today and saw a note that reminded me that my Aunt Suzy gave it to me as a gift for my bridal shower two years ago.  The cookbook is The King Arthur Flour Baker’s Companion: The All-Purpose Baking…

Cookbook Review:  Better Homes and Garden:  Complete Canning Guide

Cookbook Review:  Better Homes and Garden: Complete Canning Guide

This past summer I started a new hobby that would quickly become an obsession.  Canning.  For years I had wanted to can but was always afraid to for safety reasons.  Then, at the beginning of last summer I visited family in Arizona and was in…