Posts Tagged ‘fermentation’

Earl Grey Kombucha

August 26, 2016

Earl Grey is my new favorite tea for making kombucha. While the tea is just a black tea blend, it’s the addition of bergamot orange oil that makes it especially lovely. Read more ›

Fermented Dill Pickles

August 23, 2016

I’m a dill pickle girl all the way. My mother’s dill pickles are the #2 thing I can in the house after tomatoes. So imagine my surprise when I found a fermented version that almost rivals my mom’s? Read more ›

Home-Brewed Pineapple Vinegar

July 14, 2014

My family enjoys living a frugal life-style when we can.  We recycle packaging, compost food scraps, feed our leftover brewing grain to our chickens and upcycle scrap wood and household items into other creations (like our chicken coop.)  Food waste is a growing issue in the world and it bothers me when I throw away food of any kind, even if it goes into the compost.  Enter pineapple vinegar.  It is made primarily from the leftover peel and core Read more ›

Fermented Hot Sauce

October 27, 2013

My partner Christopher is the pepper king in this family.  While I focus on tomatoes, he takes on peppers, mostly hot chiles.  This year he grew Scotch Bonnet, Jamaican Red, Caribbean Heat, Giant Cayenne, Tabasco, Thai Dragon, Jalepeño, Read more ›