A Recipe for Pickles

A Recipe for Pickles

With all the Row 7 Seed Company cucumbers I have growing, I thought it would be a great time to make some pickles. I wanted something that was somewhere between a kosher dill and a bread & butter. I wanted it to be a little sweet, but not too sweet. These are very...
Mexican Kale & Ramp Kimchi

Mexican Kale & Ramp Kimchi

About this time last year, I made a quick collard & ramp kimchi. Maybe it’s because I really like adding ramps to my kimchi, and this is the season, so I made a new one this week. I’m not sure you can call this kimchi, though I do. My recipe is heavily...
Miso & Koji Workshops with OurCookQuest

Miso & Koji Workshops with OurCookQuest

Last week I had the opportunity to travel to Philadelphia to attend a koji workshop with Rich Shih of OurCookQuest (and his earlier blog.) I met Rich a few years ago through Twitter, where he was posting some really interesting food ideas and experiments. Over the...
Miso Method Cheese Making

Miso Method Cheese Making

I’m really excited to be able to share the work of people I admire. I’ve been following Jean Dough (@ourcookquest) on Twitter for a few years now. He’s always working on something interesting, quite often focusing on fermented and/or smoked items....

Cooking With Kombucha

I’ve been on a Kombucha kick lately, and not just for drinking. I enjoy all things sour, so it got me thinking. I started to use it anywhere vinegar would be used. My favorite flavor is the Multi-Green because it has that earthy grass undertone, but I’m...