Fermenting Archives - Melissa K. Norris

Category Archives for "Fermenting"

Sep 12

Ultimate Guide to Fermented Vegetables: What You Need to Know

By Melissa Norris | Fermenting , Food Preservation

Jars of fermented asparagus and sauerkraut.

Fermentation dates back thousands of years and has been a way of preservation in households for generations. It’s much easier than you might expect and creates a delicious and healthy probiotic-rich food, snack, or condiment. Here’s everything you need to know about fermented vegetables. Fermented vegetables (and other fermented foods) can seem off-putting if you’ve […]

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Aug 24

Fermented Pickles – Quick & Easy Old-Fashioned Recipe

By Melissa Norris | Fermenting , Food Preservation , Healthy Snacks , Miscellaneous , Podcast , Recipes

A half gallon and a pint jar filled with fermented pickles sitting on the counter.

Ever needed a fermented pickle recipe? Yes, the answer is yes. These garlic and dill pickles are naturally fermented and result in a salty and sour pickle that’s both crunchy and reminiscent of a classic old-fashioned deli pickle. Unlike water-bath canned pickles made with vinegar, these are fermented in a saltwater brine and boast healthy […]

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Sep 30

11 Ways to Preserve Apples at Home

By Melissa Norris | Canning Recipes , Dehydrating , Fermenting , Food Preservation , Food Preservation - Canning , Food Preservation - Other , Fruit, Jam and Jelly , Recipes , Water Bath

11 ways to preserve apples at home, because one should never have to pay full price at the grocery store and apples are so delicious, we need them year round, am I right? We’ve all heard the saying an apple day keeps the doctor away, but my apples don’t grow all year round. Our goal […]

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