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Fermented Ginger Beer

Why do I feel the need to write fermented in front of ginger beer? This delectable drink has been popularized in the last years as a beverage on its own as well as a superior addition to cocktails. 388 more words

Zero Waste

Raw or cooked? Which method provides the most benefits when preparing veggies?

Certain veggies supply¬†more nutrients when cooked according¬†to Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. Just don’t overcook. Overcooking strips away vitamins and minerals and gives the veggie a lifeless appearance. 123 more words


Making Pear Vinegar

I was inspired by the book “Vinegar Revival: Artisanal Recipes for Brightening Dishes and Drinks with Homemade Vinegars” by Harry Rosenblum

My first time making vinegar here with pears and a wild apple.

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This & That

Three Ferments

Fermented foods have changed my life. They have a magical quality to them. They are healthy and making them is almost all passive time; time spent watching nature do her wondrous work. 52 more words


Make Your Own Kimchi

I was a super picky eater as a kid, I would only eat the blandest of foods as that’s all that was given to me for the longest time. 736 more words


I Only Have Myself to Blame

So I have this weakness for novelty. This year, I decided I wanted “something new and different” for the Food It Yourself garden. While perusing the offerings of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds… 459 more words