Tag: diy

My Fermentation Station

A few weeks ago I came to the obvious conclusion that making fermented vegetables was a hobby that I was not going to get tired of anytime soon. I also realized that I was eating and gifting these ferments faster … [continue reading]

Rendering Lard in a Crock Pot

My latest kitchen project was rendering lard using my Crock Pot. Using the slow cooker allowed me to leave the house and even go to sleep while it did its magic. Note that I had hoped to be finished with … [continue reading]

Making Pickles Without Cheating

Last year I made pickles for the first time. The problem was it wasn’t a true Lacto-fermentation. All I did was dump pickling cucumbers into old pickle juice. Bathing cucumbers in pickling juice is not the same as making pickles. … [continue reading]