Adventures in Milk Kefir Ice Cream

To Do List - Use Kefir!

The other day my sister asked me, “Eve, what is going on in this refrigerator?!”  I couldn’t help but hang my head when I figured out that she was likely referring to the 7 quart jars of milk kefir taking up almost half of our tiny refrigerator. It’s a little out of control.

From the Editor: Please welcome Eve, CFH Customer Support Representative and Cultured Kitchen Keeper.

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The Culture-Converted Husband: Introduction

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One of the biggest struggles folks have with cultured foods is convincing their family to eat them. If coming from a high-sugar, low nutrient diet it can be difficult to retrain the pallet to love the traditional sour and pungent flavors that make cultured foods so wonderful. I’ve gotten quite a few inquiries over the… 

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Kefir-soaked Muffins

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This very basic muffin recipe uses kefir as a soaking agent. Soaking the flour in kefir gives it a bit of tang, breaks down the fiber present in the grain, and even lends a bit of lift due to the naturally present yeasts in kefir.

My Crazy Life Culturing Routine

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From the Editor: Please welcome Julie Feickert, Cultures for Health Founder and Cultured Kitchen Keeper. Life has been pretty busy lately. In addition to running a growing business, we homeschool our oldest, our middle daughter is learning to read, and our baby has become fully mobile. Some days it feels like there is very little… 

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A Closer Look: Matsoni Yogurt Starter

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Today we are going to take a look at a tried and true method of making yogurt from the Cultures for Health Matsoni Yogurt Starter.  Using this starter is one of the easiest ways to make yogurt.  It also has these additional benefits: No need for a yogurt maker A culturing temperature near room temperature… 

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