Category: Fermenting

All things related to fermenting from the fermenting archives on The Homesteading Huntress.

6 jars of fermented cucumber pickles made at home

How to Ferment Cucumber Pickles, FAQs and Tips

Learn to ferment cucumber pickles at home, the best salt brine % and how to DIY fermentation tools yourself. Plus cucumber pickling fermentation FAQs and tips.

fermenting homemade korean kimchi aging time

Fermenting Cabbage Kimchi Guide: Recipe, Tips, FAQ & Using Wild Oysters

Learn how to ferment cabbage kimchi with confidence with this guide, including tips, formula for salt-to-ingredient ratio, FAQs and recipe recommendation.

2 litre mason jars filled with decaf kombucha, labelled and dated on green masking tape. Mason jars covered with coffee filters.

How to Flavor Homemade Kombucha

Learning to flavor kombucha is simple when you understand it’s just a secondary fermentation. Plus, lemon ginger kombucha recipe & popular flavors.

how to cure green olives

My Experience Curing Green Olives (Hank Shaw Recipe)

This post was originally published on October 3, 2017 and was updated on January 2, 2021.  Learning how to cure green olives naturally was one of my first solo urban homesteading attempts. It was such

make kombucha safely

How to Ferment Kombucha at Home

Kombucha is a fermented beverage with a long history. Kombucha likely originated in China and spread across the Silk Road, and it is widely brewed in China, Japan, Korea, Russia and more recently, in North America and Western European. Kombucha is made with a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) that typically ferments a mixture of brewed tea and sugar. It’s easy and delicious ferment to make at home.

how to make apple vinegar from cores and peels

How to Make Apple Vinegar From Cores and Peels

Naturally fermented apple vinegar from cores and peels is a great way to use food waste that would otherwise be composted or thrown away. Naturally fermented apple vinegar is an excellent addition to salad dressings