Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Lacto-fermentation is the process of preserving food in lactic acid. Not only does this method increase the vitamin content, use less energy, and promote the growth of good bacterial flora in your intestines, but it makes a darn good pickle too!
Despite naming my blog after buttermilk, I realize I've never actually tried it. Turns out, I can't get enough of the stuff, and it's easy to make, too.