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Lessons Learned From My First Sauerkraut Ferment

By Mark Spigos, Lehman’s Hardware Taking the great leap into home fermentation 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, […]

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Make Kombucha In a Few Easy Steps

What Is Kombucha? Put simply, kombucha is a fermented tea that is carbonated, slightly sweet, and filled with good things for your gut. Because of its increasing popularity, many studies have been published in recent years which prove its health benefits, the major ones being that this delicious drink contains, among other things, probiotics, enzymes, […]

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Make Sourdough From Starter To Loaf

A little leaven leavens the whole lump. Ever wonder how bread was made before those nifty little packets of yeast came along? Or maybe you’ve wondered what leaven the people of God were instructed to get rid of during the Feast of Unleavened Bread? Surely not the little packets! So what then? Let me try […]

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Fermenting Basics 101

So many today are a little nervous to use fermentation as a method of preserving their harvest simply because they are unfamiliar with it. Though there is a lot of science behind the process, it is not necessary to understand any of it in order to make your own probiotics at home. You may discover […]

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