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DiY Food safe wood finish for your kitchen tools - Joybilee Farm

DiY Food safe wood finish for your kitchen tools

Surprise! I got a present in the mail from Eddie and Jo at Homestead Chronicles. It was a lovely maple kraut pounder, turned especially for me. Now don’t be jealous. Get one for yourself, too, here. Kraut pounders bruise cabbage and other vegetables to release their juices, increasing the liquid in a fermented vegetable mixture […]

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Eat your kimchi without salt -- Joybilee Farm

Eat your kimchi salt-free

Kimchi is a traditional Korean fermented vegetable dish that is spicy and delicious.  It is traditionally made with salt, like this easy recipe from Attainable Sustainable.  Perfect to serve over noodles or in soup.  Use it as a side dish, a relish, or a salad.  It’s versatile and healthy. Kimchi is also laden with salt.  […]

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Isatis spp. as natural antibiotics

Woad as natural antibiotics

Isatis tinctoria for a broad spectrum antibiotic Today I have a guest post on the Herbal Academy of New England blog about using one of my favorite herbs, Dyer’s Woad, as a natural antiviral. It works so well as an antiviral because it is also a natural antibiotic and so it prevents secondary infections.  Woad […]

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