The jelly from last night did indeed set.
I was out in my garden earlier this evening – doing some after work weed pulling – and I noticed that my massive sage bushes are in full flower right now. In previous years I’ve thought it might be nice to harvest some of those… Continue Reading “Sage Flower Jelly”
I don’t quite know what got into me but this year for Brian’s birthday I decided to make an ice cream cake. From scratch. As you can see from the photo, and we had the pleasure of tasting last night, this turned out to… Continue Reading “Now that’s an ice cream cake!”
Step two in the mead-making process happens 24 hours after the campden tablet is added to the honey-juice. The recipe in True Brews calls for a liquid mead in a tube, but I ended up with a different mead yeast that was liquid but… Continue Reading “Blueberry Lavender Mead Step Two”
After doing a little research on home made soda pop recently, I picked up a copy of True Brews: How to Craft Fermented Cider, Beer, Wine, Sake, Soda, Mead, Kefir, and Kombucha at Home by Emma Christensen. This great little compendium of everything small-batch… Continue Reading “Blueberry-Lavender Mead Step One”