Beet Kvass

Beet kvass is a little known probiotic drink with WONDERFUL benefits for the entire body.  It has its roots in Russia, where for many hundreds of years people have drank beet kvass; it was considered a safer beverage than water, as the fermentation process helped to ensure its purity (when water could often be contaminated with disease).  On top of that, …

Fermentation – Simple and Delicious

Photo credit: That Bill Fellow via Visualhunt / CC BY-SA     Before I started fermenting things in my kitchen, I had a very different mental picture when I thought of "fermentation".  I imagined something with a strong sour smell, maybe something putrid, a mad scientist-like character watching something bubbling and brewing and spilling over …