Category Archives: Sides

Fiddleheads

You know how a few childhood memories become so indelible that they just stick with you for the rest of your life? One of those memories for me is of fiddlehead ferns. We were on a family vacation in Quebec … Continue reading

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Using Mushrooms to Make Ketchup

Shortly after I started experimenting with fermented foods, I found a recipe for mushroom ketchup. Being American, I had never heard of any type of ketchup that didn’t start out as a tomato except for the banana-based variety that I … Continue reading

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For the Love of Cabbage

With my all-German heritage and my husband’s Polish and Lithuanian roots, you could say that a love of cabbage runs in our family. In my childhood,   I can remember my Mom making sauerkraut and spare ribs to celebrate New … Continue reading

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