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How to make apple cider vinegar -- Joybilee Farm

How to make apple cider vinegar from scratch

How to make apple cider vinegar Cider is raw, unpasteurized, pressed juice from apples – any and all apples, including crab apples. The best cider comes from mixing 3 or 4 different varieties of apples together in the cider press. You can include sweet table apples, tart cooking apples, and hard cider making apples or […]

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How to make pickles -- Joybilee Farm

How to make pickles — the secret to kosher dills like Bubbe made

As I write this I’m munching on a cold, crunchy kosher dill pickle. There is snow outside and a blizzard expected on the East coast of North America. I’m cosy warm next to my wood cookstove, though, while I savour this healthy taste of summer. The garlicky dill pickle flavour is just slightly sour, and […]

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Fire Cider Recipe

Make this Fire Cider recipe from scratch

How to make Fire Cider Fire cider is a folk remedy used to increase your circulation, warm your insides, and kick cold and flu symptoms to the curb. Also called “Master Tonic” or “Mother Tonic,” it is used in conjunction with elderberry syrup and echinacea tincture, to strengthen your immune system.  Use it this winter. […]

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