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Cookbook Review ~The Complete Guide To Making Mead

Review By: Gloria Cohen

If you ever wanted to try your hand at making your own mead or honey wine, this is the perfect book, Also a great gift for the upcoming holidays.

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO MAKING MEADThe Ingredients, Equipment, Processes, and Recipes for Crafting Honey Wineby Steve PiatzVoyageur Press

9780760345641

FOOL-PROOF STEPS FOR MEAD-MAKING & CRAFTING HONEY WINE

An up-to-date, modern, and authoritative guide to homemade mead-making. Whether you’re the stone-cold beginner to a seasoned veteran, the book has something for everybody. Author Steve Piatz begins with a brief history of the fermented beverage and continues in chapters which include:

Characteristics and Varieties
The Basic Process
Yeast Strains
Packaging
Recipe Development
Recipes
Finishing Your Mead
You will be treated to discussions of yeast and special ingredients, as well as what equipment is necessary and recommended and an illustrated and detailed look at the basic process. Readers will also discover advanced techniques, such as oaking, clarifying, aging, spicing, and blending.… Read More

Kauai Juice Co. cold pressed – local – organic

If you live on #Kauai your a lucky one, another reason your are lucky is because you have Kauai Juice Co.

This is a photo of the top shelf of my fridge.

Whether you want to do a juice cleanse or simply want amazing delicious, local, organic, cold pressed, fresh juice to add to your daily routine, check them out. Kristal the owner, is very knowledgable and her staff is awesome.

My husband and I are fans of juicing for a couple of days several times a year, especially after holidays or when we have had four weeks of house guests. What makes it easy is that it’s all there in our fridge numbered for the day and ready to go. This is not for everyone, so be sure to check it out throughly before doing it. Krystal, the owner is a good guide if you want to talk to her.… Read More

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