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Fermentation

Beer Science: Sour and Funky Beers

Amanda Greene | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste
Amanda Greene

Sour beer isn't a new concept; in fact, the earliest beers were probably all sour by today's standards.

Make the Ultimate Hot Sauce (Hint: It Involves Fermentation)

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

You produce a hot sauce with complex umami flavors -- a condiment worthy of your best grilling.

Annual Fermentation Festival Opens Up the World of Ferments (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 06.11.2014 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

If you haven't yet heard, fermentation -- the process by which foods are partially broken down by living microorganisms -- is big! Consider some of...

Fermenting Chocolate

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 04.09.2014 | Home
Heritage Radio Network

When you are enjoying your dessert this Valentine's Day, think about the fascinating microbes that made it all possible.

Feast Your Eyes On This Time-Lapse Of Beer Fermenting

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

It's alive!

6 Things You Should Know About the Fermentation Trend

Food Riot | Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

It's not just for hippies anymore.

Yeasty Alchemy in Telluride

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Denver
Corinna Clendenen

Like the air, culture tends to thin out and become rarefied above 8,000 feet. How else can you explain such anomalies as the bread at the Cosmopolitan Restaurant in Telluride, Colorado?

10 Unexpected Food Trends

Foodbeast | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

Although the list curiously avoids any mentions of Nutella, bacon or even Sriracha, it's an interesting look into the future of culinary trends via the perspective of an experienced chef -- aka, somebody other than a "foodie" blogger.

How to Make Your Own Sauerkraut

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.07.2013 | Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie If you've never had fresh fermented sauerkraut, you are really missing out. Unlike the cooked...

5 Food Myths Debunked

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Nathanael Johnson, award-winning journalist I grew up in a nature-worshipping, somewhat hippie family, and with my book, All Natu...

Food Fermentation For Beginners

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.01.2012 | Taste
Organic Authority.com

To the untrained cook, fermentation can seem a little scary. In the age of pasteurized and processed foods, letting your food seem to spoil on purpose seems a bit counterintuitive.

What Is Fortified Wine, Anyway?

Menuism | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Menuism

Port, Sherry, Madeira, Banyuls and Marsala all hover in that all-inclusive dessert category of wine that most casual wine drinkers don't take the time to ponder.

13 Foods Served Too Early Or Too Late

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.17.2012 | Home

A person's taste for one kind of food or another is usually determined by his or her cultural background, a fact that's clear in thousands of dishes a...

Zinfandel Styles: Sublime to Ridiculous

Richard Jennings | Posted 04.02.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

Zins, especially those made from low yielding, ancient vines can be as complex and balanced as any red wine. Others, however, are extremely high-alcohol fruit bombs.

The Alchemy & Magic of Cultured Foods: Why Fermentation Is Vital to Our Health

Organic Authority.com | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home
Organic Authority.com

Culturing our foods is not just a preservation method, it's also integral to our health -- something frozen or canned foods can never offer.

Emma Gray

Can Kombucha Help Your Skin?

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 11.06.2011 | Healthy Living

Known as the "Champagne of Life," "Tea Fungus" and "T'Chai from the Sea," kombucha is a foodie health trend with staying power. Kombucha itself is...

Make Your Own Hard Cider

Daniel Shumski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Daniel Shumski

Any idiot can do this. Because, really, I'm nothing if not any idiot.

Is Vinegar The Secret Ingredient For Biofuels?

CNET News | Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

To make ethanol, you want to make vinegar first, according to ZeaChem. The biofuel start-up, which has moved from Colorado to Silicon Valley, says it...