Sage Cream Cheese with Yogurt


Sage, an often undervalued herb, is native to the Mediterranean region. In ancient Rome, it was known to have healing properties, and was included as a part of the official Roman pharmacopeia.

This recipe makes a pleasantly flavored cheese that is delightful spread on baguette slices. It can also be used as a base for a pasta sauce or dip by adding a little milk. Bake the leftovers into sourdough biscuits…. 

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What’s New at CFH: Save 30% on Sourdough Starter and New Miso Soup Recipe


Check out our new Miso Soup recipe and don’t forget that you can save 30% on sourdough starter for a limited time.

My Grate New Vegetable Fermentation Tool


I don’t put much stock in the necessity of gadgets or special equipment for fermentation. It’s an age-old practice, after all, done by all sorts of cultures in all sorts of circumstances. That said, I am in favor of making things doable where you are and with what you have. Sometimes that means using the… 

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Sourdough Banana Zucchini Quick Bread


Give your zucchini bread a little tangy flavor with added sourdough starter in this delicious quick-bread recipe.

Is This Normal?

Water Kefir - Is this normal?

In customer support, we often get questions about a customer’s culturing process and if the results are normal. I thought it might be helpful to see what the water kefir process looks like in my home. Each time I strain my grains to add to fresh sugar water, I am reminded of the the most… 

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