How to Make Apple Cider Syrup

Apple Cider Syrup Feature Image

This is like autumn in a jar. It’s tart and tangy but sweet, complex and deep with notes of molasses and caramelized sugar.¬†And there’s only one ingredient! Karl and I have dreams of pressing cider from our own apples from our antique apple trees (someday… just have to wait for them to grow) and I […]

Wild Berry & Honey Mojitos

Wild Berry and Honey Mojitos

I planted two little mint plants last year, in a crappy spot with poor soil and partial sun, hoping that they would spread and hide an ugly rock foundation wall on our house. I watched and watched this spring, and was ultimately disappointed that there was nothing coming up where I planted them the year […]

Cranberry Orange Mint Flavored Water

Cranberry Orange Mint Flavored Water Whole Fed Homestead

I love, love, love flavored water, or “fancy water” as I like to call it. There are a thousand different flavor combinations you can come up with, depending on what’s in season in your herb garden or at the store, but I always find myself coming back to this one. You don’t actually taste the […]