Category Archives: Food Preservation + Fermentation

Facts and Folklore About Sauerkraut and Kimchi

The art of pickling and fermentation is hotter than it’s ever been. Sauerkraut and kimchi are on the shelves in every market, in trendy, colorful packaging, competing against each other for your attention. Restaurants with “house made” kraut and kimchi have earned major cool factor as this trend thrives. America has become more health conscious, […]

What Is Kefir?

Kefir seems to be everywhere! It can be overwhelming to wander through a Whole Foods and navigate your way around all the items you can’t pronounce or have never heard of. My parent’s generation never grew up on these “foreign” fermented beverages. They certainly weren’t seeing them in the grocery stores. But nowadays, it seems […]

Behind The Title “Spoiled To Perfection – The Art Of Pickling, Fermentation And Other Food Alchemy.”

  Article By Steve Rustad When John Gray, owner of Bubbies, asked me to create a video series on pickling I was delighted. Personally, I find the subject of food preservation fascinating. With so many interesting aspects ranging from history to economics to nutrition, the show has limitless possibilities and avenues for discovery. To start, […]