Lemon Balm Herbal Tea

Lemon Balm Herbal Tea

Hot or cold, lemon balm tea is a refreshing treat!  It’s one of my favorite drinks! Share you so you don’t lose the recipe! For 1 cup you need: 2 T {ish} fresh lemon balm OR 1 T dried lemon balm Water I made a pint (2 cups, just in case your brain...
Yeast Starter: Baking Day

Yeast Starter: Baking Day

Adventures with Bob We’re ready – it’s today! – we get to make bread with our home-grown leavener. (Bob got two feedings yesterday so he would be ready. The second one was right before I went to bed.)  6:10-15 a.m. First things first –...
Yeast Starter- Day 2 through 10 (or so)

Yeast Starter- Day 2 through 10 (or so)

Day 2 We’re on our way to having a yeast starter and baking bread.  Yum! Today, and every day hereafter for the next several days you want to cut it back to half the weight. The leftover part can be discarded, or given away as a start, but it’s not strong...
Yeast Starter- Day One

Yeast Starter- Day One

I made some sourdough starter today. It’s an easy, natural starter for making regular or sourdough bread.  It’s more accurate to call it a “natural yeast starter” as it doesn’t actually have to be sour. This post contains affiliate links,...
Firecracker Cookies

Firecracker Cookies

Looking for an easy, patriotic dessert? Firecracker Cookies are just the thing!   Here’s what you need: Sugar Wafer Cookies (or other long rectangle cookies) White Frosting Red and Blue Sprinkles or Colored Sugar Thin Licorice   How to Make: Grab your cookies....