Curry Cauliflower

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in vegetable, winter | No Comments
Curry Cauliflower

CURRY CAULIFLOWER Some spice is nice! Ingredients: 1 small head of cauliflower (approx. 3 cups) 1 quart of water (preferably filtered) 2 Tbsp. sea salt 2 1/2 Tbsp. curry powder 4 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed 1/2 – 1 teaspoon optional spices: turmeric powder, coriander seed, cardamom pods Makes approximately 2 Quarts or 1 Half […]

Brussel Sprout Kraut

Posted on Nov 29, 2016 in brussel sprouts, cabbage, fall, sauerkraut | No Comments
Brussel Sprout Kraut

BRUSSEL SPROUT KRAUT Preserving your Favorite Fall Food! Ingredients: 1 lb. Brussels sprouts (about 35), trimmed and cut in half through root end 1⁄4 cup packed dill fronds 2 tbsp. whole black peppercorns 4 cloves garlic, crushed 3 dried chiles de árbol (substitutions include cayenne peppers and pequin peppers) 4 tbsp. Sea Salt (for very […]

El Salvadoran Curtido

Posted on Aug 15, 2016 in cabbage, summer, vegetable, winter | No Comments
El Salvadoran Curtido

EL SALVADORAN CURTIDO A spicy cabbage topping to complete any meal Ingredients: 1 head of cabbage, cored and shredded 1 c of shredded carrots 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded, cored, and thinly sliced 1 onion, sliced thin 1 tablespoon dried red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon dried Mexican oregano or fresh oregano Juice of 1 lime Sea […]

Tangy Beet and Turnip Pickles

Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in pickles, spring, summer, vegetable, winter | No Comments
Tangy Beet and Turnip Pickles

TANGY BEET/TURNIP PICKLES More Crunch for your Bunch Ingredients: 1 1/4 c chopped Turnips 3/4 c chopped Beets 1 Tbsp Sea Salt 1 c water (filtered/non-chlorinated preferred) This recipe makes 1 Quart Project time: approx. 20 min. Maturation time: 10-12 days Make a brine by dissolving your sea salt into the water. Chop your veggies into […]

Fresh Summer Garden Salsa

Posted on Jul 21, 2016 in summer | No Comments
Fresh Summer Garden Salsa

FRESH SUMMER GARDEN SALSA A delicious, fermented condiment from the garden to your table Ingredients: 6 Medium tomatoes 1-2 onions 4 cloves of fresh garlic ½ cup or more of fresh cilantro 1 lemon, juiced 1 lime, juiced 2 TBSP Sea Salt 2-4 Peppers, seeded. You can use sweet (Bell Peppers) or spicy (Jalapenos/Habaneros). 4 […]

Lacto-Fermented Ketchup

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 in summer | No Comments
Lacto-Fermented Ketchup

LACTO-FERMENTED KETCHUP Makin’ french fries good for you Ingredients: 3 cans (6 oz. each) of Tomato Paste or 2.25 cups of Homemade Tomato Paste **Here’s a link to make your own** 1/3 c maple syrup or raw honey ¼ c raw apple cider vinegar (and a little more for thinning to your preferred consistency) 3 […]

Classic Dill Pickles

Posted on Apr 6, 2016 in cucumbers, dill, pickles, summer, vegetable | No Comments
Classic Dill Pickles

CLASSIC DILL PICKLES Old school done right Ingredients: 2.5 tablespoons of Sea Salt 1 quarts chlorine-free water (ideally but not necessary) 2-3 grape, oak, horseradish leaves, or a couple black tea bags 3-4 cloves garlic, peeled (depending on how spicey you like your pickles) 1 large heads of dill Additional Pickling Spices (have fun with […]

Spicy Pickled Carrots

Posted on Jan 7, 2016 in vegetable | No Comments
Spicy Pickled Carrots

SPICY PICKLED CARROTS A spicy twist on a classic. Ingredients: 1 – 1 1/2 pounds of fresh carrots 2 garlic cloves, peeled 2 cups of water, or more as needed 2 tablespoons of sea salt 2 teaspoons dried dill, 4 if fresh 1 small jalapeno, seeded This recipe makes 1 Quart of Carrots Project time: […]

Red Miso (Akamiso)

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in miso | No Comments
Red Miso (Akamiso)

RED MISO (AKAMISO) Miso is a delicious, fermented bean paste that can be used to make miso soup, salad dressings, and so much more! Ingredients: 1/4 cup dried beans (soybeans, adzuki, anasazi or other legume) 5 oz. of dried, firm granular or fresh made koji 1/8 cup fine sea salt filtered water 1/4 Tbsp of […]

Traditional Sauerkraut

Posted on Dec 27, 2013 in vegetable | 2 Comments
Traditional Sauerkraut

TRADITIONAL SAUERKRAUT Follow these steps to make delicious and nutritious sauerkraut! Ingredients: 1 Medium head of cabbage 2 Tsp. of Pickling Salt per Pint* 2 Tsp. of Caraway Seeds, Juniper berries or  2 garlic cloves (all optional- this is where you get creative!) Project time: approx. 20-30 min. 1. Clean all your equipment (jars, spoons, […]