Google+ What I Made Today: A First Ferment

Sunday, August 15, 2010

A First Ferment


A gallon jar. A few handfulls of cucumbers. A couple grape leaves. Garlic. Pure sea salt and water (3 tablespoons to each quart of water - 'cause someone's gonna ask). A little weight. Time.

Before long I'll have the first batch of summertime half sours!

That's what I made today. Peace.

19 comments:

Vincent James Pia said...

Yep... you're right... I was going to ask! ;-)

Dori said...

they will be so yummy

Reeni said...

Delicious!

Sarah said...

Yay for half sours :)

Healing Woman said...

I love watching you reap and prepare all of the summers blessings.

Sarah Knight said...

Interesting : )

Kim said...

yum

Meghann LittleStudio said...

Wow, you make it look so easy :)

Emila Yusof said...

wow! amazing! i enjoy reading your post!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Ooh, sounds delicious. My mouth is watering.

GreenWhisper said...

a nice make - never heard of half sours, they sound tastey! hmmn! didn't know what a quart was either :-/
just googled it 1 quart = 2 pints i've learned something new today ;)

K(Banterings of a Basketcase) said...

I woulda thought there was vinegar in there somewhere. Thanks for another great recipe.

Divaeva said...

*imagining that first delicious crunchy bite!* yum!

Lainey Parker said...

My mouth is watering! Yum!

Walk in the Woods said...

Thanks all!

Yeah - half sours are a product of natural - or Wild - fermentation. Like making sauerkraut with just cabbage and salt.

It *really* is that easy. Not only that, but as far as I can tell, there are are no - nadda - zip - zilch - documented cases of food poisoning from this ancient process of preserving food. This, too, is Medicine of the People. :)

Tammie Lee said...

oh yum yum yum, summer delights.

Leslie said...

Yum yum yum!

Julia said...

YUM! :)

Campbell Jane said...

Oh man those look good! I would like to crunch into one of those! I just drooled.