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Getting Started with Fermented Vegetables

A jar of shredded cabbage and grated cabbage in brine, ready to ferment

Lacto-fermentation is an ancient craft; the results can be as different as the vegetables you use. Little is required to get started except for wide-mouth jars, some kind of wooden tamper, non-iodized salt (to prevent clouding) and fresh organic vegetables or fruits.

How to Make a Simple Citrus Cleaner, Plus Nine Awesome Blog Posts

quartered lemons emersed in white vinegar in a jar

I’ve just made myself a couple of jars of this citrus cleaner, which just involves steeping lemon peel (or other citrus peel) in white vinegar for three weeks. Often I just put a little vinegar in a spray bottle with a lot of water and let my kids have at it. I know they will use far more of whatever spray I give them than necessary (especially my six year old!), so a little goes a long way. But I am looking forward to everything having a lovely lemony smell instead of vinegar!