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Recipe: Strawberry Basil Kombucha - FarmSteady
May 15, 2024

Recipe: Strawberry Basil Kombucha

We're super excited to share this recipe for Strawberry Basil Kombucha as a special preview of our new book, The FarmSteady Guide to Kombucha. This kombucha is light, delicate, and...

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  • Recipe: Fermented Turmeric Onions - FarmSteady
    February 12, 2020

    Recipe: Fermented Turmeric Onions

    Fermented onions are one of the easiest and tastiest ferments to make. If you open our fridge, we can pretty much guarantee that we always have a jar of lacto-fermented onions tucked somewhere. And these turmeric onions are one of our favorites.
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  • Recipe: Mango Habanero Fermented Hot Sauce - FarmSteady
    January 19, 2020

    Recipe: Mango Habanero Fermented Hot Sauce

    This Fermented Mango Habanero Hot Sauce recipe is tropical and delightfully spicy. This homemade hot sauce uses lacto-fermentation to add layers of complex flavor. Bell pepper, onion and fresh ginger round out the flavor profile. And if habaneros are too hot for you, Fresno peppers work beautifully in this recipe too.
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  • Recipe: Concord Grape Kombucha - FarmSteady
    October 25, 2019

    Recipe: Concord Grape Kombucha

    Some people will say that you’re crazy to brew a kombucha without tea. Kombucha is literally fermented tea! But rest assured, you can brew this Concord Grape Kombucha and be considered, not only sane, but a kombucha genius. Why’s that? Because this kombucha is so good and so unique from just about any kombucha you’ve tasted. It has some of the best grape flavor you can imagine. We look forward to concord grape season every year so that we can make a few batches of this and share it with friends.
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  • How to Make Cultured Butter - FarmSteady
    August 30, 2019

    How to Make Cultured Butter

    Cultured butter is rich, tangy, calls for only two ingredients and is incredibly easy to make. In this recipe you’ll learn the whole process from cream selection, culturing, churning and washing your homemade butter so that you can make your own cultured butter from scratch.
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  • Recipe: Fermented Cherries - FarmSteady
    June 19, 2019

    Recipe: Fermented Cherries

    Fermented cherries are salty, tangy and super savory: kind of like the love child of a maraschino cherry and an olive. Which is probably why one of our favorite uses is plunked into a cocktail. If you’re looking for something sweet: make pie. But if you want to take a walk on the savory side these fermented cherries are excellent on a cheese board, as a tangy pizza topping (think white pies) and as a fun twist on a cocktail garnish.
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  • Tips for Fermenting in Hot Weather - FarmSteady
    June 13, 2019

    Tips for Fermenting in Hot Weather

    Fermenting in the summer heat can be tricky. If you have been fermenting for a bit, you may have noticed that recipes you make all the time are suddenly behaving quite differently when temperatures rise. But with a few adjustments you can successfully ferment all summer long.

    And really, were you going to pass up on fermented hot sauce, classic dill pickles, and freshly made kraut with all the peak-season produce? We didn’t think so. But keep these tips in mind when you are fermenting in the heat.

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  • Recipe: Fermented Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce - FarmSteady
    June 5, 2019

    Recipe: Fermented Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce

    This vibrant hot sauce with pineapple and habanero is spicy, tangy, and deep. Fermenting your hot sauce gives it an umami depth and knocks just a bit of the edge off the chiles for a complex and bright hot sauce you’ll want to put on everything.
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  • How to Grow a Sourdough Starter from Scratch - FarmSteady
    May 22, 2019

    How to Grow a Sourdough Starter from Scratch

    Have your homemade sourdough dreams been on hold because you’re waiting to get your hands on a starter? You know a good sourdough starter is what makes the bread, and you might be thinking that you need to have inherited...

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  • Recipe: Lacto-Pickled Radish Slices - FarmSteady
    May 15, 2019

    Recipe: Lacto-Pickled Radish Slices

    We wanted to find a way to get the wonderful flavors of the taqueria without, you know, the actual taco. These lacto-fermented radishes fit the bill. Sliced paper thin and brined with red onion, cilantro and jalapeño, they nail that magical cross section of flavor: tart, crunchy, bright, funky, and spicy.
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  • How to Make Yogurt - FarmSteady
    April 29, 2019

    How to Make Yogurt

    Making yogurt is easy. Now that we have that out of the way, we can tell you why. First off, you need very little to get started. The only ingredients you need are milk and a little bit of live-culture...

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  • Q+A: All About Fermentation Weights - FarmSteady
    February 27, 2019

    Q+A: All About Fermentation Weights

    When lacto-fermenting veggies, we try to keep everything submerged under brine to keep it healthy and free of grossies. After lots of trial and error, we designed what we think is the perfect fermentation weight.
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