Blog Header

In: Brine

Getting Started: Basic Fermented Peppers
September 30, 2016

In looking back at my history of fermenting things, it occurs to me that there are things I just don't bother... Read More
Using Preserved Lemons & Limes
September 21, 2016

As previously discussed, preserved lemons and limes are some of my favorite things. I usually have a bunch of jars of... Read More
Getting Started: Sauerkraut
September 18, 2016

The first thing I ever tried to intentionally ferment was sauerkraut, and I can assure you that everything I did in... Read More
fermenting vegetables daikon matchsticks
Getting Started: Fermenting Vegetables
August 28, 2016

Fermenting vegetables is, in truth, a very simple process. This tutorial is intended to demystify the process and give some pointers.... Read More
fermentation fail - moldy radishes
Fermentation Fail – Moldy Radishes!
August 1, 2016

Fermentation Fail Every fermenter will at some point experience a fermentation fail. This may be from an abundance of kahm yeast... Read More
fermentation fail - moldy radishes
What is Kahm Yeast, and What Does Kahm Do?
June 19, 2016

In fermentation, we talk a lot about the dreaded "kahm yeast." This is a surface growth of unwanted organisms that can impart... Read More
Make Sauerkraut!
May 19, 2016

It's not a suggestion! Sauerkraut was my gateway fermentation project many years ago, and I've been hooked ever since. It's super... Read More
Gratuitous Cabbage Shot
May 16, 2016

Took a walk through the neighborhood today, including the six acre farm tucked back in the middle of our urban neighborhood.... Read More
Preserved Lemons and Limes
April 29, 2016

For me, citrus preserves are just that - an acid-preserved pickle rather than a lactic acid ferment. That said, the flavor... Read More
Turnips for sauerruben
Sauerruben (Pickled Turnips)
April 14, 2016

Everyone knows sauerkraut, the quintessential pickled cabbage that covers hot dogs in the summertime. I love a good batch of kraut,... Read More