17 Homemade Ingredients To Make Now & Enjoy All Year Long

Sure, you can start kitchen projects any time of year. But there’s something about January 1st that makes from-scratch baking and cooking feel especially aspirational—and manageable. Maybe it’s the optimism of resolutions, the chilly weather that pushes us indoors, or just the extra time of a three-day weekend. You can envision a life filled with homemade butter, DIY stock, and fresh pasta. Whatever the reason, we’re happy to give some DIY inspiration with one of these 17 edible kitchen projects.

Whip & Churn

When 1 + 0 = 2, or DIY Butter
When 1 + 0 = 2, or DIY Butter
by Amanda Sims
The Beginner's Guide to Making Impossibly Creamy Yogurt
The Beginner's Guide to Making Impossibly Creamy Yogurt
by Caroline Lange
How to Make Vegan Cheese at Home
How to Make Vegan Cheese at Home
by McKel Hill

Brew & Press

How to Make Cold-Brewed Coffee
How to Make Cold-Brewed Coffee
by Food52
Red Wine Vinegar Made at Home
Red Wine Vinegar Made at Home
by Cindy Pawlcyn
How to Juice Without a Juicer
How to Juice Without a Juicer
by Lindsay-Jean Hard

Simmer & Soak

How to Make Vegetable Stock Without a Recipe
How to Make Vegetable Stock Without a Recipe
by Marian Bull
How to Make Fridge Pickles Without a Recipe
How to Make Fridge Pickles Without a Recipe
by Michael Anthony
How to Sprout Your Own Grains, Beans & Seeds (No Sunshine Required)
How to Sprout Your Own Grains, Beans & Seeds (No Sunshine Required)
by Ali Slagle

Knead & Roll

How to Make Homemade Pizza Dough
How to Make Homemade Pizza Dough
by amber wilson | for the love of the south
No-Knead Sandwich Bread
No-Knead Sandwich Bread
by Carey Nershi
Homemade Corn Tortillas
Homemade Corn Tortillas
by Happyolks
How to Make Fresh Pasta from Scratch
How to Make Fresh Pasta from Scratch
by Sarah Coates

What are your favorite ingredients to make from scratch? Share your projects in the comments below!


(via Food52)

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