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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My (new) Favorite Piece of Vegetable Fermentation Equipment

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I’m a simple, back-to-basics kind of gal, especially when it comes to fermenting vegetables. From the get-go, I have always fermented in canning jars with zero extra equipment. Pints, quarts, half-gallons, all of them have held a traditionally pickled vegetable in one form or another. In the five plus years that I have been doing… 

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Lacto-fermented Olive Oil Mayonnaise

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Many people love mayonnaise on sandwiches, in salads, and as a delicious condiment to freshly steamed vegetables. But most commercial mayonnaise is made with processed vegetable oils. Using an unrefined olive oil is a great alternative. To preserve the mayonnaise for better keeping and add enzymes, try this lacto-fermented recipe.

The Versatility of Water Kefir

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From the Editor: Please welcome Suzanne, Cultures for Health Customer Support Rep and Cultured-Kitchen Keeper. I’ve been stuck in a rut with my home cultures. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a nice rut! I love my plain kombucha, water kefir flavored with lemon juice, and kimchi. My kiddo eats cultured carrot sticks regularly and doesn’t… 

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A Closer Look: Brown Rice Sourdough Starter

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“I do not know much about sourdough starters, I tried to make my own but it didn’t work, this did. I have had it going for a few weeks now. We have made pancakes, waffles, crepes with the extra sourdough and 2 batches of bread with the starter. The bread was pretty flat because it… 

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