Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut

Recently, I renewed a practice I had many years ago: homemade sauerkraut, or, naturally lacto-fermented veggies. More and more we are hearing of the powerful health benefits of lacto-fermented foods, and they are so easy to make! The Cultures for Health folks have a wonderful free eBook on the subject. I think I eat a scoop of sauerkraut with almost every meal… so yummy! Another excellent source of information on fermentation is Wild Fermentation by Sandor Katz, which I use as my reference guide for measurements and seasonings.

Kombucha

Kombucha

Those who have visited my condo have seen the strange-looking jar that has become a permanent fixture on my refrigerator. Many have tasted the fermented tea that is produced in this jar: kombucha. If you are unfamiliar with this wonderful healthy beverage, I recommend you try a bottle; it is available at health food stores…