A Closer Look: Brown Rice Sourdough Starter

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“I do not know much about sourdough starters, I tried to make my own but it didn’t work, this did. I have had it going for a few weeks now. We have made pancakes, waffles, crepes with the extra sourdough and 2 batches of bread with the starter. The bread was pretty flat because it was gluten free, it tasted good though. I used superfine brown rice flour to feed it, then ran out and have used other flours, it is still doing well.” -Sue

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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What’s New at CFH: Save 30% on Sourdough Starter and New Miso Soup Recipe

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Check out our new Miso Soup recipe and don’t forget that you can save 30% on sourdough starter for a limited time…. 

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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My Grate New Vegetable Fermentation Tool

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I don’t put much stock in the necessity of gadgets or special equipment for fermentation. It’s an age-old practice, after all, done by all sorts of cultures in all sorts of circumstances. That said, I am in favor of making things doable where you are and with what you have. Sometimes that means using the jars and vegetables you have right now. Sometimes that means being grateful for tools that allow you to nourish yourself and your family.

I recently came across such a tool at the thrift store. After wandering through the book and glassware sections, a tool I’ve been thinking of purchasing for vegetable fermentation appeared in my peripheral vision. It was $2.99 and I snagged it up.

A couple of days later and I’ve already used it for a batch of kraut amongst other things. I can’t believe how efficient this non-electric tool is at preparing vegetables for fermentation.

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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