Cannabis Simple Syrup

Cannabis has been coming back into its rightful and honorable place as sacred plant medicine, after having been outlawed for most of the 20th century in most of the world. …

White (Sweet) Miso

Miso is an umami-rich paste made by mixing beans (historically, soybeans), salt, and koji, a grain (usually rice) which has been inoculated and fermented with a mold,┬áAspergillus oryzae.┬áThe flavor and …

Umeboshi Hummus

Looking for ways to incorporate more fermented foods into your diet? Middle East meets Far East in this mashup of hummus with umeboshi. Print Umeboshi Hummus Prep time:  10 hours …

Kefir Cream-Sour Cream

It’s quite simple to make your own sour cream, with just TWO ingredients: heavy cream and milk kefir. I first made this as a way to enjoy cultured ice cream, …

French Onion Soup a la Rouge

Here’s a fun way to use beet kvass and make a tasty classic French recipe in under an hour! Print French Onion Soup a la Rouge Prep time:  10 mins …

Strawberry Sauerkraut

Ever-searching for ways to add a little more sweetness to life, as well as figure out how to lacto-ferment strawberries (as in lactobacillus, the bacteria responsible for most veggie fermentation, …

High-Alcohol Water Kefir

Under the right conditions, you can coax the tibicos (aka water kefir grains) to create a high-gravity (higher alcohol than normal) version of water kefir (a probiotic sugar-water based beverage). …

Make-Ahead Kimchi Paste

If you’re like me, you LOVE kimchi, but sometimes don’t love having to make it. Preparing┬áthe paste (and in particular peeling garlic!) is the most time-consuming (and annoying!) part of …