Tag: DIY

Weekend DIY: Create Life

homemade sourdough starter

I was jonesing for a kitchen project this weekend so finally tried something on my bucket list: making a sourdough starter from scratch. Sourdough bread is my absolute favourite, with its chewy moistness and subtle sour aroma. I usually feed my addiction by investing in $5 loaves from some of the Cowichan Valley’s many amazing…

Random How-Tos

baking soda

Here are some how-tos I’ve picked up sporadically throughout my 31 years: How to clean a ceramic teapot Rinse the teapot with water. Dump in a bunch of baking soda. Wait 5 seconds, then wipe the teapot with a wet cloth, smooshing around the baking soda. It’ll be spotless, and without using any gross chemicals.…