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    Lessons Learned From My First Sauerkraut Ferment

    Taking the great leap into home fermentation, such as making sauerkraut, can be an intimidating proposition. The prospect of throwing a bunch of vegetables into a container for weeks on end can be, well, disconcerting. If you’ve left berries in your refrigerator too long, you know what fermented foods can look and smell like, and […]

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    Fermented Tomatoes: Italian Delights with Gina Phelps

    Learn from homesteading and fermenting guru, Gina Phelps, as she shows you how to make some of her special treat of Italian Delight fermented tomatoes! Transcript from Gina Phelps Italian Delights Fermented Food: I’m Gina Phelps, a nutritional therapy practitioner, and I had the opportunity to demo cultured foods at the Homesteader of America conference […]

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    How to Make Cashew Kefir | Dairy-Free

    Let’s join Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and 2017 Homesteaders of America conference speaker, Gina Phelps, as she shares with us how to make a nutritious, fermented, prebiotic & probiotic-rich, dairy-free Cashew Kefir! How to Make Dairy-Free Cashew Kefir Kefir is a prebiotic drink that is going to feed that wonderful bacteria that is in your colon. […]

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    Kombucha 101: Make Fermented Tea in a Few Easy Steps

    Kombucha is a delicious & bubbly drink your whole family will love! It is a healthy, naturally fermented beverage made from brewed tea. Learn the basics and you’ll be making kombucha at home in just a few easy steps! Kombucha 101 What Is Kombucha? Put simply, kombucha is a fermented tea that is carbonated, slightly […]

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    Sourdough Bread: From Starter To Loaf

    Learn the basics of making sourdough bread at home from the sourdough starter to a delicious sourdough sandwich bread. Because there’s not much better than starting the day with a slice of sourdough bread with a generous dollop of homemade sugar-free jam! A little leaven leavens the whole lump. Ever wonder how bread was made […]

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    Fermenting Basics 101

    Fermentation Basics 101

    Many today are nervous to use fermentation as a method of preserving their harvest simply because they are unfamiliar with it. Let’s shake that fear and dive into some fermenting basics to give you the confidence to preserve food the traditional way Though there is a lot of science behind the process of fermentation, it […]

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