Weekly Recap – April 18th Edition

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

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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.

Rehydrating Milk Kefir Grains with Non-Homogenized Milk

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I often get frustrated customers contacting us because their milk kefir grains are just not rehydrating well with their Non-Homogenized milk. I set out to do some experimenting myself, as I had heard it could be done, yet so many were still struggling. I cannot have dairy myself, but a friend mentioned she was too… 

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