Get ready for your house to smell like dried peppers! Set the oven to 120F, and then set a timer for Continue reading How To Make Dried Chili Flake
When it comes to great cooking, the one thing that does a million jobs isn’t just the knife, it’s brine, and it isn’t just a curing tool either. Continue reading How To Cook With Brine
How many of you wash your self-grown produce thoroughly before eating it? I’ve eaten dirt knowingly. Not a lot of it, and I know it’s weird, but if you grow something organically, is it even bad for you? Answer: No, if you follow the rules. Anyway, I was asked this question so I figured I’d put something on the blog about it. Continue reading Should You Clean Your Garden And Store-Bought Vegetables Before Eating Them?
Decided to make a really nice jar of pickled zucchini! Half of it is store bought, but the other half, I GREW! Yup, these plants are still producing. When you have rich soldier fly compost, anything is possible! Find out what else I’ve been up to (no good, I promise), Continue reading PW Update: Tomatoes, Radishes, Pickled Zucchini. And A Honey Thief
Experimenting with pickling lots of other veggies besides cucumbers is a great way to take advantage of the cooler weather. Peas, radishes, carrots, hopefully some zucchinis, should they last until December. And more zucchini. Have I told any of you that I can’t get enough zucchini? Here are four recipes I’ll be making this fall and winter. Join me! Continue reading 4 Quick Pickle Recipes I’m trying this Fall and Winter: Join me!
Keeping that tart garlic-dill style taste is tough when your vinegar is loitering. (Shouldn’t you be in school..?) Cut it out with a bit of sugar using these methods. Continue reading Two Methods For Eliminating Vinegar Flavor In Homemade Pickles
If you want to get started with pickling, this recipe is the best jumping off point. It will be almost as easy as making iced tea. Continue reading The Beginner’s Basic Overnight Pickle Recipe
Not to name names, but some of our stomachs don’t like what we feed them. We’re here to talk about our options, and what science has to say about it. Recently there have been calls for research into the affects of a changed diet (gluten free) on symptoms of Lymphocytic gastritis, and considering the theme of this blog, these diseases should be discussed in depth. … Continue reading FIGHT: Gastritis and Coeliac’s Disease
Everybody loves a delicious cucumber on salads or pickled. Well, now is the best time to plant. Imagine standing there over your salad, trying to decide what it’s lacking, and realizing you can just go outside and pick a cucumber for it (for the cost of water, seeds, and possibly soil)! STRAP IN FOLKS, this is a long post. Continue reading It’s Monday, So Go Plant Cucumbers
The most important thing I have learned is to go strictly by the recipe when you start out. I’m happy to say I’ve learned my lesson! Continue reading Fermentation, Take 2