Instructables: exploring - food - ferment http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:41:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Brew bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Brew-bucket/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 17:10:09 PDT
Refreshing Alcoholic Ginger Beer with Orange http://www.instructables.com/id/Refreshing-Alcoholic-Ginger-Beer-with-Orange/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 18:52:18 PST
Yogurt By The Gallon http://www.instructables.com/id/Yogurt-By-The-Gallon/
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:31:28 PDT
Building a warmbox for fermenting on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-warmbox-for-fermenting-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 16:33:27 PST
Pretzel Dough - Bread Machine vs Hand Kneaded http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretzel-Dough-Bread-Machine-vs-Hand-Kneaded/
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:21:46 PDT
Scoochmaroo Challenge: Ferment http://www.instructables.com/id/Scoochmaroo-Challenge-Ferment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/ERHV/H19RQSNE/FAKERHVH19RQSNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/ERHV/H19RQSNE/FAKERHVH19RQSNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/ERHV/H19RQSNE/FAKERHVH19RQSNE.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo   Follow Me to hear about all of the Scoochmaroo Challenges. This Week's Challenge: Ferment Winners 1st Place Cheese Making by target022 ...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:28:22 PDT
European Sour Dough recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Reliable-Sour-Dough-recipe/
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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 04:47:10 PST
How to make Mead http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Mead/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 17:32:56 PDT
Fermentation http://www.instructables.com/id/Fermentation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/482P/FXHJYBXJ/F4C482PFXHJYBXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/482P/FXHJYBXJ/F4C482PFXHJYBXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/482P/FXHJYBXJ/F4C482PFXHJYBXJ.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo The process of fermentation provides us with such deliciousness as yogurt, cheese, alcohol, sauerkraut, sourdough, and other sour things in general. If you've ever been interested in trying your hand at food science, here's your guide to everything you need to get started in the wild world of fermen...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2009 10:53:05 PDT
Lacto-fermented Ginger Ale http://www.instructables.com/id/Lacto-fermented-Ginger-Ale/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/YEL3/FXA3D39Z/FUNYEL3FXA3D39Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/YEL3/FXA3D39Z/FUNYEL3FXA3D39Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/YEL3/FXA3D39Z/FUNYEL3FXA3D39Z.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm I love making homemade ginger ale because I get to control the ginger's strength. I like it strong. I've even found my personal upper-bound. From my kitchen notebook:2007-07-291:5 ratio of freshly made ginger juice to balance of other ingredients roughly following instructions at Homemade ginger ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2009 16:28:23 PDT
Easy sauerkraut http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-sauerkraut/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2009 21:10:40 PDT
Lactofermented Granola http://www.instructables.com/id/Lactofermented-Granola/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2008 17:59:44 PDT
Simple, Cheap, CO2 Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple%2c-Cheap%2c-CO2-Regulator/
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Wed, 9 May 2007 17:02:29 PDT
[Video] Homebrew Beer http://www.instructables.com/id/%5bVideo%5d-Homebrew-Beer/
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Thu, 22 Feb 2007 20:35:53 PST