July 29, 2021

Tag: Homesteading

Green Tomato Salsa Verde
Homesteading

Green Tomato Salsa Verde

You may notice my salsa is not green. The tomatoes ripened in the bag before I got around to making it. Still good. I found the recipe on Grow Forage Cook Ferment. Ingredients 7 cups chopped, cored, and peeled green tomatoes about 12 medium 5-10 jalapeno, habenero, or scotch bonnet peppers seeded and finely chopped […]

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Yogurt Makers
Cheese Making

Yogurt Makers

There are a variety of ways to incubate yogurt and a variety of yogurt makers on the market. I still use my old Salton yogurt makers and they work just great after all these years. The problem is that the lids are plastic and have aged over the years to the point of being brittle. […]

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Yogurt: One Quart (NWFerments Greek Yogurt Starter Culture)
Cheese Making

Yogurt: One Quart (NWFerments Greek Yogurt Starter Culture)

I decided to give the Greek Yogurt Starter Culture from NWFerments a try. The recipe is similar to my other yogurt recipes but they recommend lower temperatures than I have been using. Their instructions are here. Ingredients 1 quart fresh milk 1/4 cup plain yogurt as a starter (or Greek Yogurt Starter Culture) Equipment Double […]

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Sauerkraut
Homesteading

Sauerkraut

The following recipe makes about a quart of sauerkraut originally appeared on Fresh Preserving. Ingredients 1 cup (240 ml) non-chlorinated water 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon pickling salt 2 pounds cabbage (about 1-2 medium cabbage) Equipment One quart sized fermentation kit (Ball Fermentation Kit or equivalent) Large bowl Directions To make brine, dissolve 1 teaspoon […]

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Wheat from Azure Standard
Homesteading

Wheat from Azure Standard

I like silver. It is shiny and not likely to lose value. On the other hand, one cannot eat silver.   I received my first shipment form Azure Standard the other day and finished packaging it all up for long term storage last night. I got 125 pounds of organic wheat berries for less than […]

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Labneh
Cheese Making

Labneh

The following recipe is for making Labneh and is inspired by Labneh, Recipe and Illustrations by David Fankhauser and How To Make Arabic Labneh! طريقة عمل كرات اللبنة – by Easylife by LebanonEasyLife. Labneh is a Lebanese soft cheese made from yogurt. See my posts Yogurt: Four Quarts and Yogurt: Two Quarts for instructions on how to make […]

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