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An Ode to Fermentation

Cloudy with life, the bubbling goodness, Effervescent, sour or sweet… It’s ALIVE! I believe my good fortune, but can hardly believe it. Veggies, fruits, sugar, and wild yeast! What a combination. I watch and taste. I observe and document weights, volumes, and flavor. Fermentation is such a blessed and wonderful process. More Thoughts Fermentation is […]

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Outline of My Vegetable Fermentation

My friends give rave reviews and various accolades for my fermented food products. So far, my successful batches have been of fermented vegetables and once with a quince (fruit) mead. I also brew kombucha, but as of yet not as successfully. I keep my kombucha for myself. The methodology for fermenting foods is lovingly simple: […]

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Pepitas From Acorn or Butternut Squash

In my household, we love winter squash soups. We also love to eat squash stuffed with sausage and other veggies. Acorn squash is better for stuffing, while butternut is perfect for soups (because the skin is easier to remove). After I cut my squashes in half, which is usually after steaming them to soften them […]