Category Archive: Recipes

Aug 13 2014

Artisan Multigrain No-Knead Bread Recipe

Have you ever dreamed of making artisan bread? Well I have an easy artisan, multigrain, no-knead bread recipe for you! Just as many no-knead bread recipes have been inspired by the original NY Times article with Jim Lahey, so has this one, although I add several whole grains and seeds to it. No-knead bread has …

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Aug 04 2014

Pickled Okra Recipe

How to make pickled okra

Today I go over how to pickle okra with a good recipe that I think flavors it well. Okra, that long, crunchy, fresh vegetable that ends up being so slimy in the end. I had never really liked okra because of the slime issue and I still find it slightly creepy, but it grows so …

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Aug 01 2014

Episode 5 – Getting Started in Fermentation Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:17 — 10.2MB) Today I want you to get started in fermentation with some simple ideas and fermentation recipes in several fermented foods categories. Everyone has to start somewhere, but just like the key to getting anywhere in life, the answer is that you have to start …

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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 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 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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