Beverage Recipes

Tasty things to drink - nonalcoholic, alcoholic, ferments, homemade wine and mead, smoothies, drink mixes, punches, cocktails and mocktails.
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Herbal Coffee Alternatives - DIY and Off the Shelf Blends
These caffeine free herbal coffee substitutes are great to blend with your morning brew to reduce the jitters. They also work well in drink recipes, hot or iced, adding a unique flavor twist. Alternatives like chicory are easy to grow in your garden and even have health benefits.
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Honey Lemonade (with Tips for Using Lemony Herbs)
This honey sweetened lemonade is naturally sweetened with honey - no refined sugar. We also share tips on adding lemon flavored herbs, juicing lemons, and making honey lemon ice cubes.
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Pinecone Soda (Wild Yeast Soda from Pinecones)
Pinecone soda uses the natural yeast on unripe pinecones and sugar water to create a naturally fermented soda. We'll share the recipe and tips for ingredients.
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Spontaneous Hard Cider
Learn how to make hard cider. We share two homemade hard cider recipes - spontaneous cider and farmhouse cider, plus cidermaking tips.
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Cherry Pit Infused Vodka - Easy and Delicious
Stone fruit like cherries, peaches, nectarines, and plums are related to almonds. When you infuse the fruit pits into vodka, it adds a delicate almond flavor and aroma. There's also the tartness of the cherries, and beautiful cherry color.
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Dandelion Wine Recipe (& the Mistake You Don’t Want to Make)
Wine out of dandelions? You bet! Making homemade dandelion wine is a longstanding family tradition. We don't make it every year, but I do like to keep a few bottles on hand for company. The taste of this dandelion wine is rich, golden and warming – more like a good brandy than a wine. I've had friends who don't normally like wine comment that they do enjoy this “spring tonic”.
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Hot Cocoa – From Scratch Recipe, Double Chocolate
Nothing is better on a brisk, chilly day or after some fun in the snow than a warm cup of hot cocoa. Some of my fondest memories of the winter season were made sitting by a toasty fire with hot cocoa overflowing with marshmallows.
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Easy, Delicious Wassail Recipe (It Smells Like Christmas!)
“What is that AMAZING smell? It smells like Christmas!” my nine year old exclaimed as she came down the stairs. That amazing smell was the traditional, holiday punch, Wassail, simmering on our wood cook stove.
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Kombucha Holiday Flavors for Unique Seasonal Drinks
How to mix holiday kombucha flavors - Cranberry Collins, Pumpkin Spice, Ginger Spice, Toffee Apple, Toffee Almond, Apple Cinnamon, Cinnamon spice, more
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How to Make Hard Cider - You Won't Believe How Easy it Can Be!
Making homemade hard cider doesn't have to be complicated. With these easy recipes, you'll can enjoy the benefits of the brew from your own kitchen.
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How to Make People Happy 101
This homemade coffee liqueur - a Kahlua knockoff - starts with real, freshly brewed coffee. Treat yourself or make it as a gift! It's an easy recipe.
How to Make Pear Cider ~ Hard or Sweet ~ Homemade Perry Pear Cider, Pear Juice, Pear Wine, Making Apple Cider
How to Make Pear Cider (Hard or Sweet)
How to Make Pear Cider ~ Hard or Sweet ~ Homemade Perry
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How to Make Pear Wine - Easy Homemade Wine Recipe for Ripe Pears
This easy homemade pear wine recipe combines just a few simple ingredients to turn an abundance of ripe pears into delicious homemade wine.
how to make strawberry mead at home and on the table with strawberries in it
Get boozy! Make your own strawberry mead with these simple instructions.
In its simplest form, mead is a fermented alcohol drink made with honey and water, also sometimes called "honey wine." Here's how to make a strawberry mead (or melomel) that's easy enough for beginners like me!
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How to Homebrew Kombucha - Save Money and Enjoy a Healthy Drink
My first experience with homebrew kombucha - step by step kombucha brewing instructions, plus a quick explanation of some kombucha health benefits.