Gluten-Free, Egg-Free Sourdough Pancakes

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

Being gluten free is hard enough, so what does one do when an egg allergy pops up on top of that? The usual answer is to buckle down and research. However, this time, I didn’t have to go far…by luck, Culture for Health’s Egg-Free Sourdough Pancakes recipe was recently published, and just what I was looking for! I was dancing for joy with this recipe, and so were my kids!

This recipe gives you the option to use a gluten free sourdough starter, since originally it is not gluten free. The added ingredient of ground chia or flax seeds enables this recipe to be egg free. Another bonus to this recipe is that you get fluffy pancake goodness – not the flat or crumbly results you get when using just a plain gluten free flour mixture…sourdough being the key! Our leftover brown rice sourdough starter worked perfectly.

And you won’t believe how easy they are to make.

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Fermented Food for Chickens

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We have been keeping chickens for about a 2.5 years now, so we are quite new to the chicken scene. They are a wonderful addition to our little homestead and have been fairly easy to take care of. Plus, they provide us with a small clutch of eggs most days. Since I’m forever experimenting with… 

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Cultured Waldorf Salad

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The Waldorf salad is a lovely combination of sweet, savory, and rich ingredients. Using kefir and sour cream, as in this recipe, it comes alive with the tang and probiotics one finds in cultured dairy.

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A Closer Look: San Francisco Sourdough

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“Real San Francisco flavor and aroma. Has developed beautifully over the last two weeks and makes a great loaf.” -Bill “The bread I make with this starter has the best flavor of any sourdough I’ve eaten. Have been making sourdough for years and absolutely love this. I plan on trying other starters as well.” -Tracie