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Fermented recipes on the Ditch the Wheat blog.

No Knead Raw Sauerkraut Method

Raw Sauerkraut

I enjoy making raw sauerkraut and I’ve gotten to the point where I make more than one batch at a time.  This creates a problem: my hands are too sore kneading that much cabbage to create the juice for the raw sauerkraut.  Kneading salt into the shredded cabbage is tedious and although it only takes…

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Fermented Dill Pickles

Fermented Dill Pickles

My summer job when I was in college for marketing was working at the local pickle factory.  It was my first “real” job.  I started as one of the summer students working on the production line.  It was awful and an 8 hour day felt like it would never end.  My job was to push…

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How to Grow Water Kefir Grains

Water Kefir Grains

I was curious about how to make water kefir but first I had to tackle how to grow water kefir grains.  Did you know you can ferment water?  It’s mind blowing, I know!  My fermenting adventures have taken me from raw sauerkraut to kombucha (post coming soon) and now to water kefir.  To make water…

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Spicy Fermented Garlic, the First of many Fermenting Experiments

Spicy Fermented Garlic

How many of you are confident in your fermenting abilities?  I’m slowly getting there.  I still use Real Food Fermentation as my guide and I refer to other people’s recipes.  So far my fermenting adventures have resulted in one win and one moldy mess. Beet Kvass, I’ll try you again another day. My father gave…

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How to Make Raw Sauerkraut

How to Make Raw Sauerkraut

Continuing on with my obsession with cabbage which started because of Alex Lewin and his book, Real Food Fermentation.  First I thought it was exciting to learn how to make raw sauerkraut.  Then I couldn’t stop making the raw sauerkraut recipe…  The process is easy as 1-2-3. I asked Alex for permission to share his…

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