Weekly Cultured Gathering: September 6

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This week’s article is about a fermentation learning session held in Indonesia.  “On the first day exhibited manufacture of yoghurt, fish sauce, pickled mango, and strawberry cider . While on the second day participants learn the manufacture of virgin coconut oil, snow lotus, and modified cassava… After the completion of [the] workshop participants can bring home the fermentation products.”

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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 20% on Kombucha Starter

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This week you can save 20% on Kombucha Starter and explore some new recipes and articles.  And don’t forget the weekly roundup…

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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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The Quickest Pickle? Lacto-Fermented Watermelon Rinds

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A couple of weeks ago our boys went down for their nightly milk pick-up and came back with a giant half watermelon. This thing was as big as my sweet, chunky baby! So, at the end of the day, we feasted on juicy slices of it as we sat down for supper.

Afterward we were left with a ton of watermelon rind. Normally these things go to the chickens or compost and I have no feeling that we wasted something. This time, however, there was so much flesh between the thin outer rind and the sweet flesh that I knew we could get more food substance from it.

So I made what may possibly the easiest, quickest pickles I’ve ever made. Here’s how.

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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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