Who doesn’t love homemade Salsa? We often have a pre dinner snack of salsa and tortilla chips, usually with a cold mug of home brewed beer. Here is an awesome Salsa recipe for you to try. Make a small batch to eat fresh or make a large enough batch to can some up to enjoy come Winter. […]
Now this is going to sound super gross, but did you know that we are mostly made up of bacteria? Yep! According to Dr. Kellman, author of The Microbiome Diet, a normal body has 10 bacteria to one body cell. Can you imagine? This is called the micro biome: “the community of bacteria” that lives […]
One of the best ways to preserve and then eat scapes is to pickle them. Pickled garlic scapes are a “refrigerator pickle” which means there’s no traditional canning or processing. You simply add a vinegar mixture to the jar with the scapes and keep in a corner in your fridge for a few weeks.
The recipe I am sharing today is for the whole strawberries. These were easy to do, and came out so delicious! They would make an excellent pie or tart filling, or ladled over fresh ice cream. The trick, I learned, is to allow the berries to sit in contact with the sugar overnight. The strawberries […]
“Oh! NO Way,” my friend stated flatly and firmly. (I had just asked if she wanted to give some of my kombucha a try.) “I will NOT drink anything with bacteria or a floating body in it!” 🙂 I had to laugh. Sadly, many people harbor fears and misconceptions about fermentation and especially kombucha…and ESPECIALLY […]
Before there were artificial preservatives, there was canning. But before there was canning, there was FERMENTATION. Making the most delicious pickles you’ve ever had is just a matter of placing cucumbers in a little brine and waiting for the naturally-occurring bacteria on the veggies to work their wonders. This is a great starter recipe for […]