A Closer Look: Buttermilk Starter

buttermilk biscuits

“When I finally understood that the stuff on the supermarket shelves wasn’t real buttermilk, I started looking for an alternative. I found it! I’ve been making a fresh batch of buttermilk weekly for about 8 months now….Well worth the price, and incredibly easy to make.” ~Melanie


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When the winter cold sets in, I start to crave something warm, creamy and sweet. Amazake makes me feel cozy and festive, and it’s cultured! It also couldn’t be easier to make. You will need Koji rice, some uncooked rice, and a warm incubation spot. I used my dehydrator, but many of the methods for… 

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Healthy New Year Sale! Ends December 30th


Check out the last Cultures for Health sale for 2014!  Get 25% off ANY Starter Culture and Kit.  Just use the Coupon Code GetHealthy at checkout and don’t forget the sale ends Tuesday, December 30th, 2014.  Available starter cultures include Yogurt, Kefir, Vegetable, Soy, Sourdough, Buttermilk, and Kombucha

Weekly Recap – December 27th Edition

blog gathering

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

Tasty Treats – Sourdough Edition


How about some delicious sourdough recipes to start off 2015?  Check out this list of tasty recipes to ring in the new year next week.  And… don’t miss the gluten-free section!