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?
This is how I made a really tasty wild nettles beer with foraged stinging nettles and a wild culture. It was pretty simple, and came out like a nice IPA!
A scientific and historical look at this sweet, bubbly, mildly alcoholic beverage and the microbial culture from which it is produced, with a recipe for making tibi from fruit syrup.
This cocktail is made from lacto-fermented carrot juice, so you detox while you retox! Tons of good, probiotics live in this juice and it's simple to make. A great alternative to the bloody mary.
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.
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