Tag: lacto fermentation

Lacto-Fermented Garlic Recipe

If you ever find yourself with a spare clove or two of garlic, consider trying a super-simple method of preserving it by fermenting it in a salt brine! Lacto-fermented garlic is awesome. The fermentation process makes the flavor and medicinal qualities of the garlic more available. Fermented garlic cloves dice up ...

Things I Love: October, Crafting, Garlic, and Bonfire

Eric and I build a small bonfire outside at least once a week. We sit around it and talk, share stories, play our banjo and ukulele, respectively, and throw all of our stresses and negativity into the fire. Fire is a cleansing spirit, a powerful thing that can get out of control if not treated with respect. I use ...

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Fermented Foods Workshop

A few weeks ago, I was the facilitator for a fermented foods workshop at a private festival in beautiful Eastern Tennessee! The Harvest Celebration focused on the aspects of the fall season leading up to the autumnal equinox - harvest, preservation, and storage of foods, as well as emotional and spiritual preparation ...

Recipe Box: Lacto-fermented Watermelon Radish & Citrus Pickle

The fermenting bug got me again!   It starts when I realize that I have a wide-mouthed jar that isn't being put to use, and the next thing I know I'm looking to see what I have in my pantry or fridge that I can try to ferment. Out comes the Fermentools and the magic begins! This time around, I came across a ...

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Apple Daikon Radish Sauerkraut Recipe

Sauerkraut.  The very word used to make my nose wrinkle and my jaw clamp shut, lips sealed, and my little curly head shake an adamant "No!" at the dinner table. I watched my Granddad spoon it over his hotdog while I wondered what in the world was wrong with adults to make them eat things that smelled like that stuff ...

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Small Batch Lacto-Fermentation

A spicy carrot and cabbage blend Getting started with fermenting foods can be intimidating at first. I was nervous about making something dangerous to eat, and in the process of learning the best practices of lacto-fermentation I had a few not-so-successful experiments with bubbling jars of foods on my ...

Lacto fermented Cranberry Apple Butternut Relish Pixie's Pocket

Lacto-fermented Cranberry Apple Butternut Relish

Cranberries are delicious - their tart, sometimes bitter flavor can enhance most any meal, and they blend so well with both cinnamon and something sweet. I have a tradition of making a cranberry cordial every year, but this autumn I decided to try something a little different. Following my current trend of ...

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