Instructables: exploring - food - ferment Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:02:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Easy Kefir
Easy Kefir - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ninzerbean If you've ever made Kefir from powdered kefir starter you may have thought you needed to follow the instructions on the package. Not true! The instructions tell you to use a quart of milk, to heat it to 180º, let it cool to 100º and add the starter. None of this is true - it is so much easier than t...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:59:05 PDT
Kimchi - More DIY How To Projects]]> Garden Girl Recipes I tried several kimchi recipes before finding this one. This is a good kimchi recipe. I I let mine ferment for 5 days. Then I covered it and placed it in the refrigerator. My husband and I try to eat a little daily. Kimchi contains healthy bacteria and probiotics that aids in the digestion process. ...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 10:42:15 PDT
Alcoholic Ginger Beer
Alcoholic Ginger Beer - More DIY How To Projects]]> trimbandit Recently, my girlfriend and I discovered hard ginger beer and decided it was delicious. There a couple versions for sale at BevMo, but it's pretty expensive stuff.I do a lot of homebrewing, but had never made anything but beer. I thought this would be a great opportunity to branch out. If you have n...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 17:04:24 PST
Traditional Leafy Veggie Ferment
Traditional Leafy Veggie Ferment - More DIY How To Projects]]> d1rtysn0w So you love local food! Winter is over and you cannot wait to get some great grub, then harvest comes and BAM! you are flooded with: Beet greens Carrot greens Radish greens CabbagesKale Collards Bok Choy Fennel Green onion Swiss chard Garlic scapesand you have no idea what to do with them other than...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 18:16:35 PDT
Ferment Your Own Hot Sauce
Ferment Your Own Hot Sauce - More DIY How To Projects]]> zymurgeneticist Last year's crop of pepper plants were extremely fruitful and I ran into the problem of having too many peppers (I know, horrible problem to have)! So, since I already brew my own beer, and coincidentally brew with hot peppers, I thought it only natural to ferment my own hot sauce. As a lover of all...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:26:18 PST
Elixir Vulgaris and ....... BLOOD!
Elixir Vulgaris and ....... BLOOD! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tecwyn Twmffat Fresh beetroot is cooked, juiced, fermented and then distilled to produce a very pleasant tasting alcohol spirit drink.I'm always trying to think of useful things to do with the crops I grow and beetroot is extremely easy to grow and in extreme abundance! I have been dead set on using sugar beet but...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 09:34:12 PDT
Cream cheese
Cream cheese - More DIY How To Projects]]> customrobo Sometimes I like make cheese, this time I wanted to try to make the Labaneh.The Labaneh is a traditional cheese of middle eastern countries like Egypt, Israel and Jordan. Usually is eaten with fruits, vegetables or alone.Since I'm not sure of the final result, I entitled this instructable Cream chee...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:20:51 PDT
Hard Ginger Tonic
Hard Ginger Tonic - More DIY How To Projects]]> Justin Tyler Tate I wouldn't exactly call it ginger beer but it is based on ginger beer recipes. Anyway, try it out if you want a cheap and refreshing alcoholic(~3.5-4.0%) drink for summer afternoons which contains the potent power of ginger!Typically I start a new batch every week so I get to drink one batch every w...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:39:16 PDT
Brew bucket
Brew bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> xmobisx I am making this instructable because I was about to buy some of these 3.5 gallon fermenting buckets online for about $15 + shipping. Good thing I didn't because I was able to go to home depot and make them for half the price. I mainly use 6.5 gallon glass carboys because I make large 10 gallon...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 17:10:09 PDT
Refreshing Alcoholic Ginger Beer with Orange
Refreshing Alcoholic Ginger Beer with Orange - More DIY How To Projects]]> teamwhy This Ginger beer is simple to make and so refreshing on a hot summer's day. It's more than that, it's also warming on a cold winter's night. The best of both worlds. It ends up being about 3.5% alcohol. It's a really basic recipe that is easy to tweak. Add some Cinnamon for some spice, use malt inst...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 18:52:18 PST
Yogurt By The Gallon
Yogurt By The Gallon - More DIY How To Projects]]> flavrt You've read a lot of stories about making yogurt. I think there are enough innovations here to give you something new and interesting. If you need a gallon of yogurt every week, this is the fastest, most reliable, easiest, and cheapest home process by far. I'll have further musings at the end, but l...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:31:28 PDT
Building a warmbox for fermenting on the cheap
Building a warmbox for fermenting on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> bluescrubby Here's a quick pic-based wrapup of how we built a warmbox to keep kefir and sprouted brown rice warm during the winter. We started with a steel rack so we didn't have to build a box.  First, we removed the upper shelf and inverted it so we didn't have to work around the internal bolts when makin...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 16:33:27 PST
Pretzel Dough - Bread Machine vs Hand Kneaded
Pretzel Dough - Bread Machine vs Hand Kneaded - More DIY How To Projects]]> DeandrasCrafts Every year, my husband and I have a “script” discussion (you know what that is if you are married or have been with your significant other long enough) about an appliance that is stored in our pantry. That appliance is the bread maker. Don’t get me wrong – it’s a very nice bread maker and I want t...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:21:46 PDT
Scoochmaroo Challenge: Ferment 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
European Sour Dough recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> tz1_1zt A tried, tested and reliable Sour Dough recipe. What's more, it can be adjusted and tweaked to suit your preference for brown or white bread (see Optional Ingredients step). This bread has a chewy and open consistency, really tasty crust and goes well with additional herbs and seeds. For these ins...
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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 04:47:10 PST
How to make Mead
How to make Mead - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoleMans Mead is simple and turns out great! Ingredients For this recipe we used: ~ 3/4 gallon water 3 pounds of honey One packet of yeast (about 2 1/2 teaspoons) 3/4 of a cup of roughly chopped mint 10 key limes One gallon jug (glass is best) with cap One balloon (red is best) The flavor can be almost ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 17:32:56 PDT
Fermentation 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
Lacto-fermented Ginger Ale - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Easy sauerkraut - More DIY How To Projects]]> megmaine Sauerkraut made at home has live probiotics for your GI tract health, good source of Vitamin C (or why Viking raiders didn't get scurvy on long sea journeys, despite having no citrus), has no nasty phthalates or BPA from can liners because it isn't canned, and is very economical. If people knew how ...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2009 21:10:40 PDT
Lactofermented Granola
Lactofermented Granola - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tarps We're going to make granola by soaking all the ingredients together, letting lactic acid bacteria ferment everything, then dehydrating it rather than baking it.Lactic acid bacteria are a group of bacteria including the genus Lactobacilli and others, who can tolerate a lower pH than other bacteria. T...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2008 17:59:44 PDT
Simple, Cheap, CO2 Regulator
Simple, Cheap, CO2 Regulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dandeman321 This simple CO2 regulator is used to slowly release CO2 gases from the fermentation process of wine or beer using water and a few parts that can be found quite easily. It works by allowing CO2 to get out of the fermenter without permitting oxygen to enter. If oxygen was to get into the fermenter, it...
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Wed, 9 May 2007 17:02:29 PDT
[Video] Homebrew Beer
[Video] Homebrew Beer - More DIY How To Projects]]> trebuchet03 Here's the first installment of a three part series. 5 or so hours of work, compressed into less than 15 minutes.Not our carboy below ;) And yes, I do realize is misspelled "hops." Background My good friend, Brodie, has an awesome hobby. Last weekend he invited me to watch (and help a little) his...
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Thu, 22 Feb 2007 20:35:53 PST