Susan Vinskofski, from PA, is an avid gardener. Susan is passionate about building soil because she believes that nutrient dense food begins in the soil. Susan blogs about gardening, foraging, real food and natural living.
Category Archives: Lacto-fermentaion
Tweet What Are Probiotics? plural of pro·bi·ot·ic (Noun) Noun A probiotic substance or preparation. A microorganism introduced into the body for its beneficial qualities.
Tweet I’ve fallen in love with fermenting vegetables over the past year and I think that Alex Lewin’s book Real Food Fermentation will help me to take this to a new level. His book is a gorgeous, hands-on guide to food fermentation … Continue reading
Tweet These may be one of my favorite ferments to date, and they are so easy to make. Wash about a quart of grape tomatoes (don’t use water with chlorine) and remove the stems. Poke a hole in each tomato … Continue reading
Tweet When you think of preserving the harvest, what comes to mind? I’m sure you thought of canning, freezing, and dehydration. Have you ever wondered how our ancestors preserved food before the days of modern refrigeration? Canning has only been … Continue reading
Tweet Why ferment cucumbers and squash, rather than just pickle them? Lacto-fermented vegetables are more nutritious and, I think, much more tasty. Pickles, to me, have always been one of those “take it or leave it” foods. But I love … Continue reading