Countertop yogurt-making is simple and tasty. You only need a culture and countertop to make an easy batch every day. This variety of yogurt is an heirloom culture that can last for generations with basic care.
If you have a persimmon tree (or at least a bunch of persimmons), how about drying them the traditional Japanese way, by skinning and hanging to air-dry? They turn into jam-like dates. It's called Hoshigaki, and it's fun AND delicious.
This is my favorite time of the year. It’s cranberry season. Over the past 7 years I have been foraging for wild cranberries. It has become a tradition for me and a few friends. Every year, I make wild cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving.
Kahm yeast appears as a thin layer, sometimes called a pellicule, on fermented pickles when there has been a bit too much air exposure. Identify it and learn all you need to know about the wrath of Kahm.