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?
Making water kefir is great for people who enjoy carbonated beverages but would rather have probiotics than artificial flavor and color. These grains are different from milk kefir grains, but they also make an excellent drink. And it's vegan!
Making kombucha at home is simple and much more cost-effective than buying it. These step-by-step instructions will help you get started with your first batch.
You do not need anything special to start fermenting. You can do it today with what you already have in your kitchen!
Betsy shares the ins & out of fermenting milk kefir grains to create this delicious probiotic beverage!
It is very easy to grow your own kombucha SCOBY from a bottle of store bought kombucha. It only takes a glass bowl and patience.
In an effort to use up some organic beets, I'm lacto-fermenting them with some ginger to make kvass.
FSC Contributor Betsy discusses the ins and outs of fermenting water kefir grains to create plain or juice-flavored probiotic drinks.
Homemade ginger beer with just three ingredients! It's a bubbly, nonalcoholic beverage like a soda, but its carbonation comes from fermentation!
Feeling sugared out from holiday treats? Looking to preserve the last of the harvest? Try this easy, stomach balancing fermentation to carry you and your family through the bitter winter.
Water kefir is easy to make and is a great substitution for soda. Fizzy, refreshing, and low-sugar, the flavor options are limitless. Kids (big and little) will love it!