Lacto-Fermented Verde Sauce

verde sauce

So far in my culturing experience I have only lacto-fermented a few things: cabbage (of course), carrots, and garlic. I’ve been a little nervous to attempt more daring ferments with my summer harvest now finishing up from my garden. Then a few weeks ago I found myself pulling a pile of hot peppers from the plants, which my husband added to our normal selection with no idea they would take off so well!… 

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Sufu, Funyu, or Just Fermented Tofu?


I grew up in an area with a strong Japanese influence. This may explain my love of Asian foods such as natto, tempeh, miso and others. But my very favorite food as a girl was chicken mafa. I asked for it for every birthday or celebration day, and begged for it as often as I… 

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A Closer Look: Castile SFIC Glycerin Melt and Pour Soap Base

handmade soap

The original European soap, Castile Glycerin Melt and Pour Soap Base is made with high-quality olive oil, giving your skin a luxuriously moisturized, soft feel without leaving a greasy film. Add light or heavy scent, as you prefer, using any of our organic essential oils.

Weekly Recap – July 11th Edition

blog gathering

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

What’s New at CFH: Honey Rosemary Shampoo

honey as an ingredient

There are really so many healthy DIY Body Care ideas that it can be hard to know where to start. How about a healthy shampoo? Honey may seem an odd ingredient to use in a shampoo, but combined with the right ingredients, it can add body and health to your hair. Rosemary cleans and disinfects,… 

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