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Author Archives: brerica

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We have a Store!

Yes, we began offering the products you see us use in our videos and some other useful things.  We are pretty picky about what we offer, and scrutinize reviews and other information before we buy something, […]

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April 2018 Walkabout of the Garden

It’s that time, our monthly video update of the garden. So much more green!  A lot has changed, new plants, lots of sprouting, and chickens! We’ve added about 20 large pots to the gardening area, […]

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How to make Pasta at Home – Confetti Spaghetti

Don’t buy store bought pasta ever again.  Trust me.  Making it yourself is so much better, and it really doesn’t take a lot of time or effort.  If you have a pasta roller machine or […]

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How to Make Lemon Extract

What is an Extract? As per Wikipedia, an Extract is a substance made by extracting a part of a raw material, often by using a solvent. Look at us, learning things. Also I was somehow […]

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How to Make Water Kefir – AKA Fauxda

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How to Make Essential Oils – Part 2 – We have a Winner, sort of

We have a winner! Sort of…. Here is the comparison of our two test subjects: The steeped method and the cooking method. There were surprises and disappointments and many things to be learned. The video […]

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How to Make Cold Brew Coffee – Part Two – The Grind and Brew

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How to make Cold Brew Coffee – Part One – Roasting the Beans

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How to Make Essential Oils – We Test Two Methods

Essential Oils- A Test of Two Methods I want to make essential oils at home but I have a dilemma. Distilling is illegal. Sure there is a gray area where essential oils are concerned, but […]

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I taste my homebrew versus a commercial Beer