Making Yogurt

Sometimes it’s hard to decide what’s going to get discussed on Scratch Living. If we’ve made something from basic ingredients, it should naturally be open for publication. In reality, there are multiple reasons, both valid and ridiculous, that go into determining what gets posted here. This was the case with the yogurt, and the reason why I’m only discussing it now, a week after I … Continue reading Making Yogurt

The Great Lasagna Challenge, Day 3: The Main Event!

We’ve been waiting all week for today, when we could finally craft our ingredients together into a lasagna! There were definitely ups and downs to the process: the ups being everything that wasn’t making mozzarella, and the downs being the multiple attempts at making mozzarella. 🙂 With the difficulties of first-time cheese making behind us, we were ready to put our sauces, noodles and cheeses … Continue reading The Great Lasagna Challenge, Day 3: The Main Event!

The Great Lasagna Challenge, Day 2: Cheese, Please…

Day 2, Chapter One: Ricotta So, we began the day bright eyed and bushy tailed, with cheese-making equipment in hand. Now, in the spirit of full disclosure, let it be known: we opted for a kit this first time. It was a relative value, had everything we needed and included step-by-step instructions. If you are interested in picking one of these kits up as well, … Continue reading The Great Lasagna Challenge, Day 2: Cheese, Please…