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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Troubleshooting Water Kefir Grains


It’s that time of year again, when temperatures drop and water kefir ‘failures’ are on the rise. But are the grains really failing? Remember, water kefir grains are living organisms, and they need care just like any pet. If you feel your water kefir grains are no longer working well to culture the sugar water,… 

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A Closer Look: Yogotherm Yogurt Incubator

plain yogurt

“I really do love this Yogotherm! I had been using a cooler and heating pad and this is a VAST improvement! So easy to get quality yogurt and not use electricity!” -Fireweed Today we are going to take a closer look at the Yogotherm Yogurt Incubator.

Weekly Recap – November 1st 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: Save 10% on All Cheesemaking Supplies & New Squash Recipes


This week you can save 10% on all cheesemaking supplies.  Also, with Thanksgiving just around the corner we have two new lacto-fermented squash recipes.