Grinding Herbs, Roots, & Spices with the WonderMill Grain Mill

Ever wondered if your grain mill can grind some more unconventional items? A lot of people don’t realize that the WonderMill electric grain mill is actually able to grind several varieties of herbs, roots, and spices. Let’s take a look at what some of those are. The number one general rule to keep in mind […]

Priming Black Berkey Filters In Undeveloped Areas

Whether it’s a backbacking trip, a weekend campout, or a survival scenario, the Black Berkey filters are particularly suited for use in areas where the only water source might not be immediately clean enough to drink without the use of a filter. The quality of the filtration through the Black Berkey filters is unparalleled.  But […]

Kitchen Basics – Grains

This week, my children and I made many varieties of wheat products.  Usually, we just make either European-style bread or tortillas (using sourdough starter.)  However, this week we made cinnamon-raisin flat bread, seeded crackers, cherry bread, and bagels using the same starter.  The process is basically the same, up to a point.  You begin by […]

Kitchen Basics – Sugars

For most people, the term “healthy eating” conjures up many fears and even guilt.  This is due, in part, to the confusion that shrouds food today.  We are bombarded by what we hear “experts” telling us to eat, diet gurus touting health fads, and the advertising from major food producers.  It’s no wonder that we feel confused!  In […]