Blaukraut Recipe

Blaukraut Recipe

    Let's ferment some deliciousness, shall we. We are talking blaukraut recipes here people. This batch of fermented veggies came out much more mild than my last batch that had more onion flavor. This recipe calls for caraway seeds, which I had never experienced before. They are very interesting little seeds. They give the kraut a minty, spicy weird taste. There were times that I was like, "wooo okay, I can dig it." Then there were times where I was like, "damn it, why are there so many?" If you have not figured it out by now, we are honest here, people. Take it or leave it. We still gobbled down two jars of this stuff, well because it [...]

Kombucha Series 3: Brewing Up Some Kombucha Yo

Kombucha Series 3: Brewing Up Some Kombucha Yo

So you made yourself a SCOBY and your thinking, how in the world do I brew a batch of Kombucha to drink? I got you covered homie, I got you covered. See now aren't you glad you hit the follow button and received an email updating you that this post was available? I thought so. Ok carrying on. This is the third post to this three part Kombucha series. If you missed the first two be sure to read, WTF is Kombucha and Growing a Kombucha SCOBY. Let's Kombucha it up yo. Lets talk about ingredients for a second. Teas: When it comes to choosing which tea is the best, you really want to stick with black at first and allow [...]

Kombucha Series 2: Growing A Kombucha SCOBY

Kombucha Series 2: Growing A Kombucha SCOBY

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Kombucha Series 1: WTF is Kombucha

Kombucha Series 1: WTF is Kombucha

Kombucha... We discovered Kombucha while I was pregnant. I started researching what it was and I discovered that it is an amazing fermented tea filled with probiotics, that has the ability to reverse a ton of diseases. I was so excited about it. I started learning how to make it. All the possibilities with flavors. A whole new world was about to open up. And then... BAM, warning DO NOT DRINK WHILE PREGNANT OR BREASTFEEDING. Wtf?! I was so bummed. I did some more digging and what I found was that Kombucha is an incredible detox for toxins within the body. So if your body is not used to that purification process before you got pregnant or breastfeeding, those toxins [...]

What are fermented foods?

What are fermented foods?

All about fermented foods I am having so much fun learning how to preserve and ferment food. Canning food just seriously makes my heart smile and now I am learning the world of fermentation and I gotta say, I'm a diggin’. My husband introduced me to the world of fermentation a while back. I was not so sure about the whole process. What would it taste like? Sauerkraut? Um no thank you. Then I learned about all the amazing benefits of fermenting food. Most importantly, I learned about what eating fermented foods does for your gut. My story I have so many issues with my stomach. I have acid reflux, (or had?! Who knows!) I was constantly fighting my gut, [...]