Browsing All posts tagged under »salt«

Fermented Dill Cucumber Pickles

August 2, 2012


Seeing apples being sold at your local farmers market sure can make you feel like you’re falling behind on your summer preservation projects. Yeah, yeah, Ginger Gold is an early variety. But still. The canner has only seen my stove a handful of times in the past several weeks, and much of my “can plan” […]

Traditional (… or untraditional) Sauerkraut

June 28, 2012


via Waltham Fields Community Farm blog: Basic sauerkraut, traditionally made with cabbage and salt, was my first step into the world of fermentation, and for good reason: it is near impossible to mess up, requires very few ingredients, and tastes awesome. While I do enjoy the bulk of my CSA produce in freshly-prepared dishes, I […]

Asian Stock & Simple Soup

March 27, 2012


via Waltham Fields Community Farm blog: So it was too good to be true (the incredibly warm weather we just experienced, that is). Like a touch of summer to be relished amidst the transition from winter to spring, the heat came and went, and we are now back to the reality of chilly springtime weather […]

Quick ‘n Dirty Kimchi

March 15, 2012


Maybe doing a post on sauerkraut would have been more fitting given St. Patrick’s Day is a hop, skip, and jump away from us. But I’ve already done that here. So I decided to post a recipe for kimchi I recently tried out. Featuring cabbage, carrot, pear, and daikon radish seasoned with ginger, garlic, and […]

Simply Salted Meyer Lemons

February 20, 2012


I didn’t say I wouldn’t do it, I just thought I wouldn’t do it. But then I saw them sitting there. Seemingly unnoticed by the other Saturday morning shoppers. So bright. So fragrant. Tender, yet unbruised. Federal tax refund deposited, I just couldn’t help myself (I wish I could say this in reference to the […]