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Can we SAVE this Cranberry Mead?

David wanted to make something seasonal for the upcoming chilly months – so we decided to brew up a cranberry braggot. This recipe uses light liquid malt extract, honey, hops, and cranberry purée. But when a tasting halfway through the process yields questionable results, we had to do some thought-exercises around how it might be salvaged……

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How to make spicy homemade ketchup

In this quick Doin’ the Most episode, Anna’s making homemade ketchup! This is a spiced ketchup with some heat and a ton of warm spices. Perfect for a surprise delight on your next burger. Let’s dig in! Also check out our recipes for mustard and mayo! Have you made your own condiments at home? Give us your recipes in the comments below!…

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How to brew a barleywine style bochet with stuff from your pantry

This is one of the early iterations of this recipe, where we used a cold steep for the grains. Current iterations use a hot mash, but this recipe is very smooth and well-balanced. BC loves a good barleywine, but they can be hard to find and relatively expensive. In developing this recipe, he set out to emulate those flavors with an ingredient he loves — honey! This is a mead/braggot…

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Simple Sourdough Sandwich Bread for the perfect slices

BC eats a lot of sandwiches. Anna eats a lot of buttered toast. So it was only fitting we develop our own recipe for homemade sourdough sandwich bread! We took this opportunity to also show how to quickly and easily start a sourdough starter you can keep alive on your kitchen counter!   Do you have your own sourdough bread recipe? Share it with us in the comments!…

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How to brew a hopped lemongrass session mead that’s just right for summer

One day, I was driving by the local Asian market, Super Cao Nguyen. Thinking of the breadth of various fruits and herbs that can always be found in the market, I stopped in and began hunting for session mead ingredients.  I knew I had Citra hops in the freezer at home — and I wanted something that would pair well with those.  I chose lemongrass, orange peel, and ginger. When…

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