Category Archives: Fermented Foods

Guest Post: How I Became a Homebrewer

My brother-in-law, Jay, is a homebrewing fanatic. He produces some really excellent beer, and a wide variety of it. His website, kruskis.com, is a continual source of mouth-wateringly [..]

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Fermenting in Cold Houses

Our house is generally on the cool side, between 65 and 68 degrees Fahrenheit, in the fall through spring months. This can make fermenting projects such as kefir, [..]

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Homemade Greek Yogurt

When made at home, yogurt is an incredible food. Not only is it full of outstanding nutrition, but it is teeming with beneficial bacteria, or probiotics. In our [..]

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Experiments in Fermentation

Recently, I purchased the book Wild Fermentation. Note, I didn’t say “read the book;” indeed, I haven’t even cracked the cover yet. However, it’s on the soon-to-read list [..]

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Two Posts Homestead Geek Readers Might Like

I wrote these over on Homestead Host and thought you guys might be interested, too. They are about soaking and using sourdough to possibly overcome my gluten sensitivity.   [..]

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Pickles for Mom, Pickles for You!

My mom’s financial and health situation right now is dire. She’s at risk for losing her home and she’s already lost her career as the result of being [..]

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Making Pickles, Part Next of (N)

The dills I made for Mike got to a point yesterday I deemed “finished.” They are salty and garlicky and pretty tasty, but not quite my thing. Three [..]

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Making Pickles, Part 3 of (N)

The bread and butter pickles continue to be yummy, but will get more hotness next time around. The dills are well on their way to being… well, “dilled” [..]

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Making Pickles, Part 1 of (N)

In our last episode, we saw A Giant Pile of Cucumbers. All told, it yielded about six pounds of sliced cucumber – with another 2.5 pounds left untouched. [..]

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Kombucha Brewing

Thus far, great success. The kombucha mother is dutifully cranking out three gallons of delicious, vaguely apple-cider-flavored beverage every week – and it’s awesome. Right out of the [..]

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