About the WonderMill

The WonderMill grain mill has the abillity to mill several items that many grain mills will not. There are two grain mills to choose from, the WonderMill electric and the Wonder Junior hand-operated mill. The WonderMill electric grain mill is fast and gives you good variety of items it can grind, not including oily grains, […]

Power Your Country Living Mill with a KitchenAid

We recently had a customer write in with some questions about powering their Country Living Hand Grain Mill with their existing KitchenAid. Other folks have made it work, so it is definitely possible. Although we don’t carry the parts, we thought this would be useful to spark come creative ideas. For measurements, the Country Living […]

Aluminum and Grain Mills

I’ve had the question posed recently asking whether the Wonder Junior Hand Mill has any aluminum in it. In a nutshell, yes, it does, but at the same time, there is no measurable transfer of any alloy or aluminum from the auger drive to the food. The auger drive that guides the grain into the […]

What Do You Grind?

The Wonder Junior Hand Grain Mill allows folks to grind pretty much anything. Some things grind very well (like grain and coffee). Other things may not work so well. We want to hear from you, whether a regular reader or just a passer-by. If you own a Wonder Junior, please let us know how it […]

Millet

As we participated in one of the local farmer’s markets yesterday, we had several questions in regards to millet. What is it? What can you use it for? Why is it good for me? Hopefully this article will clear up some of those questions for you. The grain itself is produced predominantly in India and […]

Sprouted Wheat Bread Instructions

A reader recently inquired about making bread.  To learn about making sourdough, click here.  Below are instructions for making sprouted wheat bread. Before you begin, you may want to know that sprouted wheat berries can be ground wet in a Vita-Mix or you can dehydrate them. (FYI – dried, sprouted wheat berries, when coarsely ground, […]

Sprouting & Other Alternatives to Sourdough

Here is a question someone sent me: Question: OK, so I’ve been reading A LOT about sourdough, and I have a beginner’s understanding of the chemistry behind it and why it is more nutritious to eat bread leavened in this way. Could you give me a brief explanation of what my different options are for […]

Sourdough Wheat Bread Instructions

I have tried many methods and recipes for making whole wheat sourdough bread. However, I had little success until I learned the proper techniques of bread baking in general. To do that, I had to take a step back, if you will, from what I considered “good for you” bread and (Gasp!) learn using white […]

Whole Wheat Quiz

Which is the best “staple of life”? A. Store bought whole wheat bread B. Store bought whole grain bread C. Store bought 100% whole wheat bread D. Homemade 100% organic whole wheat bread E. Homemade 100% whole wheat bread made with freshly ground organic wheat berries F. None of the above Answer: F Although “homemade […]