Kombucha Recipe and Homebrew Kit Review

I have recently fallen in love with kombucha. It’s slightly sweet, fizzy qualities have made it a good substitute for my preferred Pepsi. I love sparkling water, and have flavored it with juices and oils, but it’s not the same. There’s something about the texture that’s just not there, and it is with kombucha. So, …

How Essential Oils are Made – Cold-Pressed or Expressed Oils

In this series, I’m taking a hard look at essential oils. What is an essential oil? What’s the difference between “expressed” and “distilled” oils? How do I know which oils company is best? Are essential oils really safe? We’ll look at terminology, available information, home oils “testing”, and other topics that will show you how …

Fun with Activated Charcoal

“Um… The only ricotta is this fuzzy grey stuff.” Picture this: You’re a hungry woman, sitting at home, not interested in another sandwich. You head to the kitchen, toss some pre-chopped green peppers into a skillet, soften them up, and add some leftover spinach pasta to heat through. You grab a container of ricotta cheese, …