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Posts tagged ‘fermenting’

Amy’s Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar

The ground is covered with an opaque, crunchy frost this morning for the fifth day in a row. Amy and I were able to pick the last of the apple harvest from our small orchard and have bags and bags of yellow and red apples in our basement that we are slowing processing into pie filling, applesauce, and apple butter. Amy is also trying her hand at apple cider vinegar.

The supplies for making apple cider vinegar are simple: unpasteurized apple cider, a non-reactive container (we are using a stoneware crock) and cheesecloth. Read more

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Got Cabbage?

Amy’s garden yielded a pretty good cabbage crop this summer, so last night we harvested heads of purple and green and made sauerkraut for the first time.

We used a simple kraut recipe – just shredded cabbage and salt. From Mother Earn News, here’s a recipe for simple sauerkraut. Read more