Cultured Vegetable Care and Maintenance

cultured vegetable care

Sometimes people regard lacto-fermentation as a very scientifically precise process. Beginners often get stuck on certain details and become frustrated when their batch doesn’t work out just like the steps and pictures. People frequently will ask, “How long will this batch of sauerkraut take to culture at x temperature?” assuming we have a secret mathematical formula. Though there is science involved, the process is not quite so black and white. Hopefully some of these points will help demystify some of the alchemy some people perceive when making cultured vegetables…. 

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Quick Kombucha Pickled Beet Salad

beet salad

The beets and kombucha in this recipe combine for a lovely flavor. If you prefer a little less zing in your salad, use milder kombucha.

Making Lemon and Orange Curd Cheese

Curd Cheese

Don’t have a fancy culture on hand? How about lemons and oranges? I tend to be pretty thrifty, so after coming across a coupon for free organic milk, I planned to make some cheese that didn’t require a culture. It’s basically a curd cheese that is acidified by the juices of lemons and oranges, so… 

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A Closer Look: The Organic Wheatgrass Growing Kit

Organic Wheat Grass Kit

Today we are going to take a look at the Cultures for Health Organic Wheatgrass Growing Kit.  This kit is a great way to grow your very own wheatgrass at home. Small apartment or kitchen? No problem with this kit’s perfectly sized growing tray and complete instructions. You’ll be enjoying organic wheatgrass juice in no… 

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Weekly Recap – June 27th Edition

blog gathering

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