Warm Caramel Deliciousness

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This isn’t exactly a cultured product. And it’s definitely not a cheese. But it is warm, sweet, AMAZING in coffee, and perfect for fall.

Have you guessed yet? It’s cojita…a caramel sauce/candy made from fresh milk that is a wonderful treat for your family and friends. It takes a while (toss in a load of laundry or grab a good book,) but is so, so, so worth it.

Cojita is traditionally made with goats’ milk, but cows’ milk works just as well…it just doesn’t have that distinct tang that goats’ milk has. It’s fantastic either way…. 

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Making Lacto-Fermented Hot Sauce from Over-Fermented Salsa

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Do you remember when I made a huge batch of lacto-fermented salsa from on-sale tomatoes? That was over a month ago and this past week I had a half-gallon of the stuff still staring at me from the counter top. Because we don’t have workable refrigeration space on our off-grid homestead, most of my vegetable… 

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Gluten-free Sourdough Chili-Cheese Muffins

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These gluten-free muffins are rich in the flavor department, thanks to the addition of chopped green chilies and pepper jack cheese. Try them alongside your favorite chili or any other Southwestern main dish. You may want to double the recipe because they will get gobbled up quickly.

Rediscovering Milk Kefir

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Recently, I began branching out with my cultured products, and I was pleasantly surprised to find how versatile water kefir could be. And I promised to try milk kefir grains again.