A Closer Look: Plastic Strainer

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Today we are going to take a closer look at the plastic strainer.  These plastic strainers are one of my favorite tools for making both milk and water kefir. They easily catch the grains and fit over a wide-mouth mason jar lid with just a bit of overhang.

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Weekly Recap – December 20th Edition

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

Tasty Treats – Cheese Edition

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Are you looking for a tasty treat to make?  Here are some excellent treats that use cheese in one form or another and include words like brownie, frosting, turnover, and fudge.  Do I have your attention now?  I thought so… enjoy!

How We Like Our Fermented Vegetables

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Fermented vegetables have a frequent place at our table. We eat them in a host of different ways – from a topping to whatever it happens to be that we’re eating to incorporated in a host of tasty dishes. Given the variety of flavors you can create with fermented vegetables, they can be one of… 

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Mascarpone

Mascarpone

Mascarpone is a light and fluffy soft cheese that is traditionally used to make tiramisù and cannoli. Alternatively mascarpone is delicious mounded in a bowl and topped with fresh fruit.