We put up green beans in July in two different ways and then took votes. The frozen beans that were vacuum packed after blanching for three minutes…… Read more “Green Bean”
The greatest value that our pressure cooker has for us is the use with rabbits and sheep who have grown too big to be tender when slaughtered.…… Read more “Pressure Cooking Tough Meats”
Sauerkraut was our first fermentation project. We experimented with white and red cabbage, Kimchi with Bok Choy, and cabbage with added fruits and…… Read more “Sauerkraut”
This is a small photo collection of our freezing, canning, fermenting, and dehydrating work. You will also see projects such as maintaining our sourdough starter and kefir,… Read more "Food Preservation Photos"
Eight years ago I was introduced to the Lassi from my son-in-law from Hyderabad, India. As a child, he enjoyed the Lassi drinks and he encouraged me…… Read more “Lassi, a refreshing drink”
We have found homemade kefir to be a very effective treatment for rehabilitating injured or older animals and birds. Recently we had a wonderful laying hen attacked…… Read more “Kefir for everone’s health”
The cabbage had to be kneaded much longer to release its juice using Celtic Sea salt than other sea salt because of its coarseness. This ferment needed…… Read more “Sauerkraut with Apple”
Choose a firm, organic green or red head of cabbage Peel off the loose outer leaves Cut in quarters Notice that the cabbage has a “grain” similar…… Read more “How to make homemade sauerkraut”
Learn a tested method of preserving your eggplant harvest!
Have you ever bit into a piece of herb in a pasta or stir fry and you wish you didn’t get such a concentrated mouthful? Because herbs…… Read more “Culinary herbal extracts”
I love to add fresh basil to meals, but wondered how to preserve its strong, fresh flavor in the winter. Drying basil destroys some of the essential…… Read more “Fermenting Basil Leaves”
We milked goats since 1999 and at some point over the years began making Kefir with the milk. We used 4 quarts of raw goat’s milk to…… Read more “Kefir Grains make a bubbly drink”
We use 100% hydration ratio when we feed weekly. For example, if there is 1 cup of starter to be fed after the hooch(alcohol by-product) is poured…… Read more “Sourdough Starter Preservation”