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Why Do States Have Laws Restricting Breweries From Filling Growlers?

Why Do States Have Laws Restricting Breweries From Filling Growlers?

The opportunity to bring home fresh beer right from the brewer’s tap is made possible by the age-old beer growler system. In theory, you can walk into a local bar or brewery and ask for a fill up of either a traditional 32- or 64-ounce […]

Canning and Sterilization Explained

In the canning world, there are several choices you have to make in order to create a safe-to-eat product. The most important choice is which type of canning process to use to achieve your desired results.   There are two types of canning processes: water […]

Dangers Associated with Canning and How to Address Them

Dangers Associated with Canning and How to Address Them

When you have a garden full of fresh, healthy vegetables but aren’t sure what to do with them, it may be time to consider canning. Canning has many benefits, both for your diet and your wallet. However, if not done properly, canning can be dangerous. […]

How to Monitor Your Stored Pickles for Freshness

How to Monitor Your Stored Pickles for Freshness

  Making pickles can be a great family tradition that keeps your fridge stocked with delicious, crisp jars of pickles throughout the year. To keep your stored pickle jars as fresh as possible, it’s helpful to know what to look for when monitoring for pickle […]

What Happens During Pickling?

What Happens During Pickling?

Ever wonder just what makes pickles taste so darn good? There is actually a lot of science that goes into the making of a delicious pickle. It’s quite fascinating to consider what a few ingredients put together can create. The better you understand the science […]

Rose Latte

Rose Latte

Has your favorite local coffee shop recently added a rose latte to their menu? We’ve noticed the trend and we’re fans. With fun concoctions like unicorn frappes and mermaid toast on the rise, a rose latte is absolutely apropos. Dial back the sweetness using only subtle floral notes of rose […]

What Are Some Odd and Unusual Canned Foods?

What Are Some Odd and Unusual Canned Foods?

When you think of well-known canned foods, you might picture a can of Spam or the little Vienna sausages that are easy to find in the supermarket. But what you may not know is there are some pretty unusual and even downright weird foods available […]

Should Cold Brew Coffee Be Steeped for 12, 18, or 24 Hours?

Should Cold Brew Coffee Be Steeped for 12, 18, or 24 Hours?

A popular question among cold brew newbies is about the length of time required to properly steep your coffee beans. It’s a valid question, as mastering the art of cold brew coffee relies on your patience to wait for the finished product. The Immersion Process […]

How Do You Make Cold Brew Coffee?

How Do You Make Cold Brew Coffee?

Cold brew coffee isn’t the same beverage as iced coffee. When you pour hot brewed coffee over ice cubes, you create an enjoyable drink, but according to cold brew coffee lovers, it’s a far cry from the masterful work of coffee art, known as cold […]

How to Up Your Cold Brew Coffee Game This Summer

How to Up Your Cold Brew Coffee Game This Summer

If you’re one of many that confuse iced and cold brew coffee, you may be missing out on the best drink of the summer. While a glass of iced coffee may sound refreshing, a cup of cold brew may be the life-changer you need to […]