Category Archives: Preserving

Homemade Sauerkraut, Three Ways

In the last couple of years I have become a big fan of making homemade sauerkraut in glass jars. It’s so easy to make, I can’t believe I didn’t do it years ago. Actually, I did make it years ago, … Continue reading

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Fermented Kohlrabi Two Ways

I’ve harvested all of the spring planted kohlrabi now. It did pretty well, all things considered, and I got a little over 20 pounds of it. Since my wife and I both like it, I generally plant quite a bit … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Peppers, and How To Use Them

Right about now, peppers of all sizes, colors and shapes are getting ripe in our garden. My wife and I have been enjoying them every way we can, from grilled to roasted, and in salsas and salads. We surely enjoy … Continue reading

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Roasting Fresh Chile Peppers

I love the smell of roasting peppers. My wife and I made a fall trip to New Mexico a few years ago, and it seemed like everywhere we went they were roasting the new crop of chiles. The wonderful aroma … Continue reading

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Homemade: Fermented Hot Sauce

Traditionally, hot pepper sauces have been made by fermenting a mash of chopped up peppers. Many of the world’s best known and most loved hot sauces are lacto-fermented before bottling, including Tabasco and sriracha. For the last few years I … Continue reading

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