Kombucha seems to be all the rage these days. Drinking it is the new super cool thing to be doing. We have been drinking and making kombucha for years in our house. Does that make us super cool? Somehow I don’t think so. But we do enjoy drinking it, especially a nice cold, well aged, […]
I have become addicted to fermenting foods–ALL the foods! So when I was gifted with about a million lemons about a month ago, I had to find some great ways to use them! Of course, I turned to fermentation, which is a way to preserve your food so it lasts longer while (magic of all […]
Kvass is a delicious fermented drink originating in Russia. Traditionally, kvass was made with fermented sour dough rye bread, creating a probiotic drink with a very low alcohol content that tasted similar to beer with amazing health benefits. Beet kvass has become another traditional option, with undeniable medicinal and health benefits. It’s great for your […]
Ales (beer) have been around for literally thousands of years, and most of these ancient recipes called for using herbs. In this manner, they became “healing” in nature. Since they are also a fermented drink, they are good for you in terms of gut health too. My Chamomile Ale was inspired by a recipe from […]
If you haven’t fermented something in the kitchen, you haven’t lived! Yea, that’s right! But, don’t worry! Ginger Bug is the easiest introduction to home fermentation and has crazy health benefits! In this article, we discuss exactly how you can make your own and why you should!
Have you ever cleaned out your freezer and found things in there that you should really just use already? I found a bag of frozen fresh cranberries hiding out in my freezer, and I decided I’d just go ahead and ferment them! The reason I decided to ferment my old cranberries is because 1) it’s […]