My first experience with kombucha tea was a lot like my experience with dairy kefir: unpleasant. It was too tart, too fizzy and too expensive. But I’ve been tinkering with brewing a kombucha recipe at home and now I look forward to drinking a glass of kombucha every day! For those who have never heard ofClick to Continue »
I don’t buy something unless I can figure out at least 2 different ways to use it. This is my approach to small kitchen appliances and the latest trend in foods. I don’t care how healthy it is – if I can only use it for one sole purpose, I’m not buying it. That’s oneClick to Continue »
Depending on which news channel you’re watching, sugar is being blamed for causing any number of serious illnesses, such as diabetes, acne, cancer, obesity, kidney disease, heart disease and liver damage, to name a few. I don’t know how much of the research is true, but I think we can all agree that sugar isn’tClick to Continue »
I love lists. I love making them, I love looking at them and I love working with them. I ESPECIALLY love crossing things off of them. Confession: I’ve totally added something to my to-do list AFTER I had already done it, just so I could cross it off!
Call me weird, but I love getting ready for a trip. I like making lists, checking things off and the overall feeling of preparedness. I even challenge myself to see how much stuff I can get into as few suitcases as possible! It’s totally nerdy, I know, but my type-A personality THRIVES on packing days andClick to Continue »
When my daughter was born nearly six years ago, Mr. Crumbs and I committed to buying organic milk, chicken and eggs. Shortly thereafter, we also decided to buy organic produce according to the dirty dozen and clean fifteen, as often as the budget allowed. As the price of food continues to rise, we fight backClick to Continue »
Anytime I ask someone why they don’t bake bread, they usually offer one of two excuses: Either they don’t have enough time, or they don’t know anything about yeast. Well, we solved the first issue with Overnight Artisan Bread. One of the easiest and most hands-off bread recipes known to man, even the busiest scheduleClick to Continue »
Written by Mr. Crumbs Have you ever bitten into an apple, piece of celery, or some random piece of fruit or vegetable and shortly after your mouth, throat or lips felt itchy? Maybe even your throat became a little swollen? Back in 1999, I went on a missions trip in North Carolina. While hanging outClick to Continue »