The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fermenting Foods: Make Your Own Delicious, Cultured Foods Safely and Easily (Paperback)

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Make your own delicious cultured foods—safely and easily!

The art of fermenting foods is an ages-old craft that is enjoying a resurgence as people are discovering not only the health benefits of live-culture foods, but the true pleasure of creating their own fermentations at home. From kombucha to kefir, and from sourdough to kimchi, research is proving that live-culture foods can help reduce high cholesterol, strengthen and support digestive and immune systems, and help fight and prevent chronic diseases. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Fermenting Foods covers the amazing health benefits of fermented foods and the techniques for safely fermenting food at home.

Here's what you'll find in The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fermenting Food:

Over 100 unique and delicious recipes for ferments of all types, including beverages, cultured dairy, fermented grains, vegetable ferments, and much more, and each with detailed instructions
Helpful insight on the tools and techniques you'll need to know to safely create nearly any type of fermented food
Detailed guidance on how fermentation works, how to troubleshoot common fermentation issues, and how to grow your own starters

About the Author


Wardeh Harmon lives with her husband, Jeff, on five and a half gorgeous wooded acres, which they are in the process of turning into a productive homestead. They raise a dairy cow, chickens, and goats. Wardeh's passions are healthy cooking and sewing practical wool garments, although she loves to create just about anything from scratch, should the mood hit right. She writes books and teaches online classes in traditional cooking, sourdough, cultured dairy, cheese making, and fermentation on her site GNOWFGLINS.com. GNOWFGLINS is an acronym that stands for embracing "God's Natural, Organic, Whole Foods, Grown Locally, In Season."
Product Details
ISBN: 9781615641505
ISBN-10: 1615641505
Publisher: Alpha
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2012
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle Paperback)