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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A Closer Look: Plastic Strainer


Today we are going to take a closer look at the plastic strainer.  These plastic strainers are one of my favorite tools for making both milk and water kefir. They easily catch the grains and fit over a wide-mouth mason jar lid with just a bit of overhang.

Weekly Recap – February 28th Edition

blog gathering

It’s time for the weekly recap.  Leave your favorite links or ideas in the comments below!

What’s New at CFH: Cultured Vegetable FAQ


This week we have a new Cultured Vegetable FAQ to share.  See if any of your questions are on the list! 

Recipe Writing Fun, Part I


Do you ever wonder how your favorite recipes are created? Or how we figure out the best methods of cheese making, so that when you make it at home, your recipe will (most of the time) turn out beautifully? Well, wonders will cease today, my friends, because we are launching a new blog series, giving… 

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