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Learn to Culture Vegetables, Fruits, and Condiments

Learn To Make Cultured Vegetables, Fruit and Condiments

Learn to make homemade cultured vegetables, fruit, and condiments from the CFH staff and other Real Food pros. Choose from a wide selection of articles and recipes.

Basket of fresh vegetables   Natural Fermentation and Culturing Supplies for Vegetables, Fruits, Condiments, and more   Cultured Vegetable, Fruit, and Condiment Recipes
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What Is Lacto-fermentation?
  How to Ferment Vegetables
  Warm Weather Care





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Cultured Vegetable, Fruit, and Condiments on the CFH Blog   Cultured Vegetables, Fruit, and Condiments on the CFH Blog
Skill Level: Beginner


What Is Lacto-fermentation?

Lacto-fermentation as a Method of Food Preservation

Cultured Vegetable FAQ

How to Ferment Vegetables: The Basic Culturing Process

A Basic Formula for Fermenting Vegetables

Fermentation Equipment: Choosing the Right Supplies

Natural Fermentation: Salt vs. Whey vs. Starter Cultures


Choosing Salt for Fermenting

How Much Salt?

Choosing a Water Source for Making Cultured Foods

Grate, Slice, or Chop: How to Prepare Your Vegetables for Fermentation

How to Keep Your Fermenting Vegetables Submerged

How to Know When Fermented Vegetables Are Ready for Cold Storage

Busting Lacto-fermentation Myths

Skill Level: Experienced


How to Make Fermented Vegetable Juice

Ferment Your Garden: Summer Recipes

Three Tips for Making Crunchy Lacto-fermented Pickles

Fall Fermented Vegetables

Methods for Making Sauerkraut

Introduction to Culturing Fruit

8 Uses for Leftover Vegetable Brine

Fermenting Already Prepared Foods

Fixing Turned Lacto-fermented Mayonnaise

Fermenting Honey



Fermented Vegetables Troubleshooting FAQ

Cross-Contamination: Keeping Your Cultures Safe from Each Other

Why Your Vegetable Ferment Grew Mold and How to Prevent It



White Film on Cultured Vegetables

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Cool Weather Care for Starter Cultures


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