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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Five Things I Wish I Had Known Before Making Tempeh

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I eat tempeh all of the time. My neighborhood grocery store doesn’t carry it, so I always go buy a pack when I am near a store that stocks my favorite brand. Sadly, my tempeh of choice seems to have slipped in quality recently, so I decided to make my own.

A Closer Look: Plastic Strainer

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Today we are going to take a closer look at the plastic strainer.  These plastic strainers are one of my favorite tools for making both milk and water kefir. They easily catch the grains and fit over a wide-mouth mason jar lid with just a bit of overhang.

Weekly Recap – February 28th Edition

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

What’s New at CFH: Cultured Vegetable FAQ

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This week we have a new Cultured Vegetable FAQ to share.  See if any of your questions are on the list!