Pickles, ferments, and much more from our kitchen!

Pickles, ferments, and much more from our kitchen!

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Why Eat Ferments?!

Why Eat Ferments?!

By now we have all heard about “good bacteria” and “bad bacteria.” We have almost all been recommended to take probiotics one-off after a round of antibiotics or regularly to maintain a good gut flora, especially now that gut health is being connected to more […]

How to revive your veggies!

How to revive your veggies!

We all buy/harvest veggies with best intentions of eating them up before they turn. And then life happens. Good news! You can revive your veggies with this very cheap and easy trick. As long as your veggies aren’t too soft and haven’t grown mold, you […]

Vegetable Cutting Techniques

Vegetable Cutting Techniques

Should I chop, dice or mince? What does that even mean?! How am I supposed to know how big or small to cut my veggies?! Chop: a pretty large, chunky piece of vegetable (right) Dice: medium sized veggie (middle) Mince: smallest cut (left) Why do […]

Pickling vs Fermenting

Pickling vs Fermenting

What’s the difference? And why choose one or the other? Pickles are preserved in an acidic medium, namely vinegar. The tasty cucumbers prepared in vinegar (with spices) that most people simply call “pickles” are the most common example. But we can also pickle almost any […]

Refrigerator Pickles versus Canned Pickles

Refrigerator Pickles versus Canned Pickles

Quick/Refrigerator pickles and Canned pickles are not the same. The recipe looks the same – you sterilize your jars and lids, you prepare your vegetables, you heat up vinegar and spices, you stuff veggies into sterilized jars and fill ’em up with the hot vinegar […]