Cultured News Roundup

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Every once and awhile it is interesting to take a look at how some of our favorite fermented foods are impacting the “culture”.  So here is a brief snapshot of some recent articles discussing fermentation.  Enjoy!… 

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Recipe Writing Fun, Part I

recipewriting

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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Simple Kimchi

Kimchi

Many kimchi recipes call for things like fish sauce, daikon radish or chili paste – all ingredients that can be hard to come by. This recipe for kimchi is simple and can be made with ingredients found easily, maybe even in your own garden.

How I Kept My Cultures Going While On Vacation

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I recently made a surprise visit to my family in another state. When planning for it, it would require four planes, as well as wheelchair assistance and having to deal with crutches for one of my two children. But, what about the other children, the cultures in my kitchen? My kombucha, water kefir, and milk… 

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A Closer Look: Cream Cheese Starter

Cream Cheese on Bread

“The product was just as described and easy to use. I just followed the included instructions and made amazing cream cheese!! I was shocked at how easy it was! I added chives and garlic powder yummy!!!” -Valerie