Let’s Get This Kombucha Started!

My little experiment has begun! Researching kombucha recipes online, I found that the suggested ratio is eight tea bags to one gallon of water, with one cup of sugar dissolved in.  Of course, I can never leave well enough alone and had to tweak the recipe; in order to mask some of the vinegary taste, I prepped my kombucha last …

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It Has Arrived!

I am flipping ecstatic right now!  Guess what showed up in the mail today?  Huh?!  Huh?!  No guesses?!  My SCOBY! What in the hell is a SCOBY, you ask?  SCOBY stands for Symbiotic Colony Of Bacteria and Yeast, and can also be known as a "mother" or "mushroom".  Don't be confused; this is no fungi, but a …

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