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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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You can make lemonade wine at home with this simple recipe

I know what this sounds like, but I promise you’ll be pleased you tried it.  Skeeter Pee is a now-infamous recipe for fermenting lemonade.  You’ll need some granulated sugar and three big bottles of lemon juice.  Skeeter Pee uses the remaining slurry from an existing batch of wine or mead.  So, for example, if you’ve just racked off your apple cider and have a yeast cake sitting in the bottom…

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How to make homemade wine from Jam

Fruit can be expensive.  Exotic fruits even more so – gooseberries, dates, and elderberries can all set you back a pretty penny.  Enter jam wine.  It’s exactly as it sounds – wine made from jam.  Use about four pounds of jam per gallon of water.  Your gravity reading may be a little bit off from all the pectin in the jam, so don’t worry about getting too scientific with this…

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