Chocolate-Raspberry Kombucha

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It is an unlikely combination – kombucha and chocolate – but its unexpectedness is part of what makes it so delicious. Chocolate and raspberry are a great combination and make this recipe work delightfully.

The sugar in the jam creates a great carbonated beverage full of raspberry flavor with a hint of chocolate. … 

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Why Did the Top of My Kraut Discolor?

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Have you ever kept a batch of kraut around long enough to see it discolor at the top? This happened to me recently. It’s been so long since this happened – because we usually eat our ferments so fast – that I had kind of forgotten about the phenomenon. But I remembered back when I… 

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Garlic Yogurt Meat Marinade

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Rich with spices and flavor, this overnight marinade can be used on any meat, from fish to steak.

That Time I Broke My Toe With a Bottle of Water Kefir…

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It’s cold out there! For some reason, this year is colder than last year in my house, even though the outside temperatures do not appear to be much colder than last fall and winter. I thought my precious water kefir grains were dead because I could not get the darlings to produce a water kefir… 

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A Closer Look: Euro Cuisine Yogurt Maker with Timer

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“I’m new to yogurt making and liked the idea of a yogurt maker to regulate the temperature and do the timing for me. So far I’ve made three batches and am delighted. I know you can make yogurt without this, but convenience and ease is important to me and this really fits the bill. I… 

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