Starting Water Kefir In Our New Kitchen: Ferment Seasonality

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Do you change your ferments to match the seasons? I do, but I didn’t really think about it too much until we moved off-grid and began to experience a closeness to the elements we never had before.

I bake sourdough much more in the fall and winter. Milk kefir is generally a three season thing as summers here just don’t make for good milk kefir. Vegetable ferments are all year except the three hottest months of summer. Kombucha can happen all year, if I’m on the ball about taking care of it in more extreme periods. And then there’s that beloved water kefir, especially refreshing on triple digit days.

So, with summer approaching and the construction on our off-grid kitchen nearing completion, I’m starting up the water kefir again.

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Gluten-Free Sourdough Pizza Crust

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This simple pizza crust might be gluten-free but the crust is made much the same way as a wheat-based crust. Mix, knead, spread in pan, bake, and enjoy a delicious gluten-free pizza. Use this fermented gluten-free pizza dough for your next night in.

Three Options for Seed Sprouting Equipment

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Seed sprouting can be an amazingly easy and affective way to incorporate more raw, enzymatic food into your daily routine. Like many things, having the right tool for the job is what streamlines the process into something that is doable on a regular basis. So I like to use sprouting equipment that fits with the… 

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A Closer Look: Organic Brown Rice Koji

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“I get this nearly every week because it is so hard to find except in the internet. I make my own amazake and it has not led me wrong. My only complaint is that it is not sold in larger quantities so I have to get multiple bags!” -Angelia Today we are going to take… 

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Weekly Recap – May 22nd Edition

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It’s time for the weekly recap.  Leave your favorite links or ideas in the comments below!