Strawberry Kombucha Shrub

Strawberry Drink

From the Editor: Please welcome Sarah, CFH Customer Support Rep and Cultured Kitchen-Keeper.

After neglecting some Kombucha for a few extra weeks, I had a large amount of strong vinegar on my hands. I had read about drinking vinegars and decided to give it a try.

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Sarah Firkins

Sarah Firkins

I live in Oregon with my 4 kids. I hop between my kitchen and sewing room. As the daughter of a ranch-girl turned County Extension Agent, I really believe that with enough ingenuity and know-how, anything can be made. I try to keep some cultured vegetables and condiments on hand, as well as a robust supply of yogurt. What really excites me though is finding old ways of culturing foods from around the world and making it work in my life. “I wonder” is a phrase I utter a lot, and can make my kids nervous! I love to learn and share what I’ve discovered.

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Using Kombucha Vinegar to Replace Apple Cider Vinegar (and the differences)

One of the most wonderful things about cultured food is the money-saving DIY aspect of the process. Making our own yogurt, kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables has saved us countless dollars over the years.

And since we’re all looking for ways to cut the grocery budget, it makes sense to see what it is you can make for pennies that can replace those things you have to buy with dollars. Kefir becomes salad dressing, sourdough acts as our yeast, and pickles can be cheaply and freshly fermented.

Now I had a means of saving on our vinegar of choice.

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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 Thickest Kombucha Scoby… Ever?

Thick Kombucha Scoby

Join Bonni as she shares an adventure with a particularly interesting Kombucha scoby.

Bonni

Bonni

Bonni started on the cultured foods path quite few years ago, beginning with sauerkraut. Since then, she has cultured yogurt, milk kefir, water kefir, kombucha, a variety of veggies, sour cream and gluten-free sourdough. She is a busy homeschool mom to her daughter, so is always looking for the most efficient and least time consuming ways to manage all of her culturing.

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A Closer Look: Kombucha Tea Starter Kit

Kombucha Tea

“I bought this as a gift, and I couldn’t ask for a more quality product! It gave you the tools you needed (minus the sugar and jar, of course) to make your own kombucha exactly as stated. I would highly recommend this product.” -Marie

Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Kombucha Tea Starter Kit.

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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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