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  • Haloumi and Cold Bean Salad

    This salad makes a delicious light and tangy meal on a hot summer day. Read More
  • Arugula Strawberry Salad with Goat Cheese

    This versatile summer salad gives you lots of choices, and can be a meal in itself! Vinaigrette: 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp. walnut oil (optional) 1 Tbsp. balsamic or champagne vinegar 1 tsp. honey (optional) Squeeze of lime or lemon Salt and pepper to taste Read More
  • Tomato Kombucha Salad Dressing

    Because most of us have been introduced to kombucha through commercial varieties of the cultured beverage, we tend to think of it in fruity, bubbly flavors. But kombucha is brewed much like vinegar – aerobically. Acetic acid, the organic acid found in vinegar, is also found in kombucha. And when you allow your kombucha to […] Read More
  • Creamy Greek Salad Dressing

    Greek salads are the stuff that summers are made of. Fresh tomatoes, chopped cucumber, red onion, cured olives, and feta cheese can all come together over a pile of greens to make a meal. Topped with this creamy dressing, your dinner salad will be something to look forward to. Read More
  • Mozzarella, Tomato, and Quinoa Salad

    Reminiscent of Caprese salad, this makes a refreshing summer side dish or a vegetarian entrée and is also a great way to feature your homemade fresh mozzarella cheese. Read More
  • Blog Post: Moving Into the Summer Season of Fermentation

    It’s starting to warm up here in Central Texas; so many changes happen at this time of year. We are hoping to soon plant beans, squash, melons, and sunflowers along with other heat-loving crops. The wood stove isn’t being used and now holds jars full of wildflowers picked by my blue bonnet-loving five year old. Read More
  • Greek Yogurt Dressing With Blue Cheese

    This quick and easy dressing can be made ahead and poured icy cold over summer salads. Read More
  • Lacto-Fermented Lettuce (Or Any Delicate Green)

    Lettuce is not something normally canned or frozen, as this water-heavy vegetable does not stand up well to such methods. Fermenting it, however, is a good way to preserve that bumper lettuce crop coming into the garden. Lettuce has a very high water content, so it is a good candidate for dry-salt fermentation. Add any […] Read More
  • Blue Cheese Coleslaw with Green Apple

    This recipe makes a crunchy, tasty salad, a perfect side dish for summer grilling. Read More
  • 16 Ways to Ferment Sustainably

  • Sourdough Panzanella

    Panzanella is an Italian salad that can be made with just about any ingredient, as long as you have a base of freshly-made croutons, vinaigrette, and fresh herbs and vegetables. A common combination involves tomatoes and basil, but use whatever fresh vegetables and herbs you might have on hand. Spring peas and mint, summer tomatoes, […] Read More
  • Fermented Gazpacho

    Gazpacho is a “liquid salad” that combines the thirst-quenching virtues of a cold drink with the nourishment of a salad. Probably originating in Andalusia, Spain, it is a chilled, tomato-based raw vegetable soup with ancient roots. Many gazpacho recipes include stale bread or watermelon; this recipe is an adaptation that is fermented with salt and […] Read More