Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 29 2014

Watermelon Soda Recipe

Sliced lime

Summer in Florida for me means it’s time for watermelons, and recently that’s started to turn into making watermelon soda!  I had never tasted homemade watermelon soda before but the pictures of it always enticed me.  That beautiful slightly red glow to it with that little bit of carbonation just seemed too much for me …

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Jul 25 2014

Episode 4 – How to Make Ginger Beer and Lacto-Fermented Soda

How to make ginger beer and other lacto-fermented sodas Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:34 — 7.2MB) Today I wanted to cover how to make ginger beer, how to make lacto-fermented soda, and some of the benefits of drinking ginger beer (or ginger ale). The history behind ginger beer is long and somewhat obscure but there’s no doubt of it’s popularity …

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Jul 24 2014

What to do with Pickle Juice and Uses for Leftover Brine

Pickleback shot

What can you do with leftover pickle juice or any of the fermented brines that we’ve all come to have in abundance when you get into fermenting? I mean you don’t just pour it out do you?  Do you?!? This is something I quickly began to think about as soon as I had multiple jars …

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Jul 23 2014

Episode 3 – Nourishing Traditions Book Review

Nourishing Traditions Book Review Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:53 — 12.5MB) Today I do a book review on Nourishing Traditions by Sallon Fallon and Mary Enig. This book has been held in high regards by many homesteaders, fermentation enthusiasts, and generally by several people who want to eat more naturally and back to the earth. …

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Jul 22 2014

Homemade Dill Pickle Recipe

Scrubbing Cucumber

Dill pickles! Most of us love them and we all know what a store bought pickle tastes like, but how about learning how to make real, old-fashioned, homemade dill pickles using simply a salt brine? It’s not as hard as you might think and takes such a short amount of actual “work time” that I think …

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Jul 21 2014

Episode 2 – Homemade Lacto-Fermented Dill Pickles

lacto-fermented-dill-pickles Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:46 — 9.7MB)On today’s show I want to show you how to make homemade dill pickles the lacto-fermentation way. This is one of the first things I got started fermenting and one of the most flavorful things that I enjoy all the time on sandwiches or snacks etc. …

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Jul 18 2014

Episode 1 – Welcome to The Fermentation Podcast! Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:31 — 8.9MB)I want to welcome you to The Fermentation Podcast. I never thought I’d ever create a podcast but I feel in the fermentation space there’s a gap of knowledge and community that appears to be missing in the mainstream. I hope to get people excited …

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