Food & Ferment
Welcome to the Food & Ferment page! Use the drop down menu to browse sub-categories of your interest - such as sourdough, kombucha, fermented foods, or just regular old "recipes". The things you will find here, like us, are 100% vegetarian but not entirely vegan - but I try to include vegan variations. Happy eating!
Bitter Broth? How to Prevent or Fix Bitter Vegetable Broth (Stock)
Have you made your own broth or stock, but it ended up tasting bitter? Come learn ingredients to use (or avoid) to make the best-tasting homemade vegetable broth, plus easy ways to fix or save bitter broth to reduce bitterness!
How to Make Easy Dried Persimmons (Oven or Dehydrator)
Dried persimmons are delicious, nutritious, and easy to make! Learn how to dry persimmon slices (Fuyu or Hachiya) in the oven or food dehydrator with this step-by-step guide. This is a fantastic way to preserve persimmons when you have an abundance…
Easy Sourdough Pie Crust Recipe (Step-by-Step Photos)
Come learn how to make a flaky, buttery, absolutely delicious homemade sourdough pie crust with easy step-by-step photos and tips. This sourdough pie crust creates the perfect "home" to hold any of your favorite sweet or savory pie fillings - from…
Delicious Butternut Squash Pie Recipe (Vegan Options)
Please enjoy our delicious butternut squash pie recipe with easy step-by-step directions. It's made with fresh roasted butternut squash, all the classic warm pumpkin pie spices, and vegan substitutions included. We love ours with a flaky homemade sourdough crust.
Homestead Gift Guide 2022: DIY, Home & Garden Gift Ideas
Please enjoy this round-up of our favorite unique and useful home, garden, and DIY gift ideas. From homemade treats and crafts to puzzles, organic bedding, and personal weather stations, there's something on the list for every budget or special someone in…
Vegan Sourdough Bread Stuffing with Apple, Kale and Cranberry
Dress up your holiday table with delicious vegan sourdough stuffing that everyone will enjoy! Made with fresh herbs, apple, kale, pecans, and cranberries, our sourdough stuffing has a perfect blend of classic savory flavors, toasted nuttiness, and pops of tart sweetness.
How to Make Pumpkin Shaped Sourdough Bread Loaf
Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to make a sourdough pumpkin - a beautiful, delicious, and festive centerpiece for fall holidays, dinner parties, or just because! It's easy to make pumpkin shaped sourdough, especially if you're already familiar with baking…
How to Make Medicinal Herb Infused Oil: Two Ways
Learn how to make medicinal herb infused oils using a slow cold infusion or the quick heat method. It's easy to do, and once you know the basics, the options of what you can create are endless! Face oil, salves, soap...…