A Closer Look – Milk Kefir Grains

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Milk kefir grains are live active cultures consisting of yeast and bacteria existing in a symbiotic relationship. Adding the kefir grains to fresh milk yields a delicious probiotic drink in about 24 hours. Milk kefir can be enjoyed plain, flavored, or used in many recipes, like salad dressing, bread, and ice cream…. 

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Weekly Recap – April 4th Edition

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

Beneficial Indigenous Microorganisms (BIM)

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Someone recently passed on a garden tip somewhat related to fermentation… except this is for your garden.  It involves collecting different natural microorganisms from places where plants appear to be thriving.  Then you go through a process to grow more of them that sounds a lot like making a regular cultured food, but you don’t… 

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Cheesy, Sprouted Sourdough Rolls: Monkey Bread Style

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Continuing in my experiments with sourdough, I created this cheesy, flavorful sourdough bread utilizing sprouted wheat flour. It’s akin to a savory monkey bread and I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Quick Kombucha Pickled Beet Salad

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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.