Super Simple Lacto-fermented Peppers

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Peppers are the sweethearts of summer. They love the heat, and add yummy flavor (and nutrition) to summer favorites like gazpacho, salsa, and stuffed peppers. They’re also full of vitamin C.

But you can only eat so many of them fresh! Preserve them and make them even more nutritious (and delicious) through the process of lacto-fermentation.

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Fermenting with Friends

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  Last week, I was talking with my friend April about fermenting my yearly batch of dill pickles. She immediately got excited. “Come over to my house, let’s make them together!” she said excitedly. “You can teach me how to do it!”

Cream Cheese Experiments

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Well, it happens to all small farmers at some point or another, and we all deal with it in different ways. That’s right, my friends. I am out of milk jars. As I said, we all grieve in our own way. But today, I’m turning my pain into joy by making sweet, delicious cream cheese…. 

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Cultures for Health in The Washington Post & Your Comments

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Cultures for Health was featured in part of an article at The Washington Post this week.  The article is called, “DIY yogurt beats the store-bought stuff” and is our contribution this week to The Cultured Gathering.  How about you?  What have you been up to this week?

What’s New at CFH: Save 20% on Kefir Starters & More New Recipes

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As we head toward the end of the week don’t miss out on the current sale.  Also, some delicious recipes, butter making, and much more round out this week’s recap.