Liquid Fire is one of those things which has a myriad of uses, but the hottest peppers are only available to me during a short period during the year. This is why I lacto-ferment them to preserve them for Master Tonic, cordito, fermented carrots...
a quickly fermented version of the popular spicy korean condiment, Kimchi. ready in two days and you'll wish you made more. this stuff gets better with age so don't worry about leftovers. just share the kimchi love!
A Russian fermented tonic of either rye bread or vegetables, kvass, can be used to make cold nutritious soups. Click for the pravda about kvass beet borscht, kvass mixed vegetable soup, and a cucumber melon soup enriched with kvass, da?
NY Deli style pickles with no vinegar and lots of crunchy dill flavor; and sweet-sour bread and butter pickles - and no canning necessary. Just a single pound of cucumbers make a fantastic jar of pickles, in just a few hours.