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10 Tips for Better Homemade Cider

One of my most popular posts ever has been my tutorial on Making Hard Cider From Whole Apples (without a press). I love that so many people are giving it a try– it’s so much fun! Now that it’s apple season again, I thought it would be great to provide some more information on making […]

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Quick & Easy Plum Wine

If you could describe the essence of this summer for you, what would it look like?  For me this year, it’s drinking plum wine at the beach. We picked some wild plums last month, and quickly turned them into an easy wine.  And on every sunny evening available to us, we have been packing up […]

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Let’s Make Fermented Blackberry Soda!

Fermented fruit sodas are so fun to make, simple, and delicious.  I am working through my freezer right now– it needs to be defrosted, so I am using up the remaining bounty from last summer’s foraging walks.  The blackberries we gathered have a lot of flavor, but are really not very sweet– so turning them […]

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How to Make Rhubarb Wine at Home

In the last couple of years, we have made a lot of wine at home. It’s easy to do, and is good, cheap fun. Yes, we have had a few flops (still need to dump a few bottles of dandelion wine that are in the basement) but many of them have been pretty darn good […]

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What We Made to Eat & Drink in 2013

Well, we sure did a lot of eating and drinking in 2013!  I thought it would be fun to make a list of all the food and beverage posts from the year.  Clearly, I need to write more about solid food to balance all of the home brews in 2014! Beverages Glühwein Simple Apple Peel […]

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Glühwein: A Recipe for Cozy Times

Is it cold in your neck of the woods?  Temperatures are dropping pretty steadily over here.  Our little Victorian row house is full of charm– and full of cracks, where the cold winds blow right in.  We don’t want an astronomical heating bill, and we have already asked our landlord to do some weatherizations… And […]

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Got Apple Peels? Make a Simple Apple Peel Cider!

It’s the time of year for peeling loads of apples for all sorts of wonderful autumn preparations.  I love the sessions in the kitchen with bubbling pots that fill the house with those cozy smells.  But I always feel a little bit guilty about sending so many apple peels to the compost pile– do you?  […]

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Making Lilac Wine

Let’s make some Lilac Wine.  I am not completely done with the process, but it’s going well and I’m confident enough to share what I’ve done.  I roughly followed the instructions from here.  Start now by saving your lilacs.  You can store them in the freezer until you have enough, then give them a second […]

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