A Closer Look: Organic Brown Rice Koji

Soy Sauce

“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 a closer look at Organic Brown Rice Koji.

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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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From Garden to Ferment Jar: Turnips and Beets

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In early spring we declared that we would grow beets and turnips for some quick root crops. They would be tasty, provide good nourishment, and be ready to harvest before the triple digits of Texas summer came.

Well, there is only one lone beet survivor; the entire thirty foot row was wiped out shortly after germination. Half the turnip row went down too but the other half survived and we reseeded with fast-growing radishes and a few beans.

Last week I harvested our first large turnips. They were about the size of baseballs and I decided to ferment them, of course. Because the beets were a no-go I picked some up at the store and ended up with a delicious jar of fermented beets and turnips. This recipe is delicious.

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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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Lacto-fermented Summer Squash Spears

Sliced summer squash

Who says pickles have to be made from cucumbers? These yellow spears are just as refreshing and snappy…. 

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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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A Closer Look: Fermented Vegetable Master (and Save 30%!)

Fermented Vegetables

“Good alternative to a traditional fermenting crock. Great size for those with small households.” -Holly

This week you can get the Fermented Vegetable Master for 30% Off!  Use coupon code FVM at checkout (expires 5/9/15).  So… today seemed like a good opportunity to take a closer look at the Fermented Vegetable Master.

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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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