Category Archives: DIY & Projects


DIY Beeswax Cotton Wraps

mqdefaultI take a lot of leftovers to work, and normally I use plastic containers or plastic bags, but the convenience this gives me comes with the cost of buying the containers as well as the concerns over BPA and other chemicals in the plastic.

While neither of these concerns alone are great enough (to me) to necessitate a change I am interested in learning what to do in the event I would not be able to easily buy plastic sandwich bags or cling wrap. Continue reading

Black Garlic

Black GarlicBlack garlic is a traditionally Korean specialty that is also becoming common in North America. It is probably cheaper to buy pre-packaged black garlic,but I wanted to try to make it myself.

Once done, the garlic is chewy, sweet, and has a very mellow garlic flavor.

You can use it in many recipes such as pasta, hummus, pizza or stir-fries.

Fermenting the garlic is a simple, but it does take a long stand-by time, so be prepared to wait. Continue reading