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Fermented Radish and Onion Pickles

December 23, 2017 | Fermenting, Pickling, Recipes

Excerpted from Ferment Your Vegetables by Amanda Feifer (Fair Winds Press, October 2015). In a pretty foolproof process, radish pickles remain an especially easy first step. I always have a jar of plain radish pickles fermenting at my house, simply because they’re so easy to make and taste so good that we tend to eat the...

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Fermented Dill Pickles

Fermented Dill Zucchini Pickles

September 22, 2017 | Fermenting, Fermenting, Recipes, Recipes

Fermented Dill Zucchini Pickles We have been following Colleen over on Grow Forage Cook Ferment for awhile. We’ve enjoyed reading her blog about homesteading endeavors, particularly related to fermenting, as well as her herbal DIY projects. Like us, she loves preserving the harvest so that she can have healthy and tasty food (and drink!)...

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How to Make Milk Kefir

Several years ago, Amanda Pfeifer of Phickle, spent some time sharing some of her fermenting expertise at our Preservation Station – such a treat! She graciously shared some of her Milk Kefir grains (SCOBY) with us and we’ve been enjoying them ever since! We’ve continued to feed them, and they’ve continued to reproduce and...

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HerbGarden

Herbes Salées Recipe and other reasons to grow an Herb Garden

My Herb Garden has changed a little bit every single year since its inception, and I have to say that there’s something intoxicating about a thriving herb garden. Perhaps it’s the ease of growing them, and their happy wandering nature, or the wonderful flavors they add when tossed into salads, sauces, soups, dressings, cold...

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Preserving Peaches

Here in Lancaster, PA, we’re just now heading into Peach Picking time for freestone Peaches and are super excited! We’re watching Cherry Hill Orchard’s site to see when they’re officially available and when the Pick-Your-Own opens up. We wanted to pass along some delicious ways to put up those sweet fruits! Peach Prepping Tips...

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