Citrus Hopped Pickles

Here’s a riff on the garlic dill pickle recipe. It uses hops and citrus peels. If you like IPA beer, you’ll dig this variation. I’ve used salt-and-pepper variety of cukes …

Bok Choy Kimchi

Bok choy is a green in the cabbage family, and is common in Asian cuisine. It has a delicate flavor and slightly softer texture than other types of cabbage. I …

Kale-Scallion (Irish) Sauerkraut

This sauerkraut variation is inspired by ingredients common to Irish cuisine– kale and green onions. We made it around St. Patrick’s Day, so there’s a li’l green theme going, too! …

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, Aspergillus oryzae. The flavor and …

White Kimchi (Cut Cabbage)

White kimchi refers to any style of kimchi that does not contain red pepper powder. It predates spicy kimchi in Korea by several hundred years. There are hundreds of ways …

Cranberry Jalapeño Sauerkraut

Looking for an autumn or holiday themed sauerkraut? This tart-sweet-spicy version has it all! Print Cranberry Jalapeño Sauerkraut Prep time:  1 hour Fermentation time:  7-28 days Yield: 2 quarts   Ingredients …

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 …

Pickled Watermelon Rinds

Learn how to use (almost) every part of the watermelon. Austin shows you two ways to make fermented pickled watermelon rinds. I use a 5% (by weight) brine, which is …

Beet ‘n’ Sour (Sweet) Pickles

In the pantheon of pickledom, must they ALL be sours? Is there any room for a bread and butter, sweet pickle, at least a respectable old-fashioned (read: fermented) version? The …

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, …