How To Render Schmaltz

I know what you’re thinking: “what-in-mason-jars is schmaltz?!” When the word “rendered” flashes through out minds, we think of melting down fat, right? Schmaltz is rendered poultry fat, whether it be waterfowl or land-loving birds! Chicken is most commonly used, closely followed by turkey. Waterfowl fat is used by brave souls; the flavor tends to […]

Favorite Fermenting Method

I love fermented vegetables! Absolutely delicious!¬†Winters are hard on my health and I love having a stash of kraut or raw, fermented vegetables to add to my salads. Its a nutritional kick. Over the past years I’ve experimented with various methods, including the old-fashioned, open crock ferment! The first time I witnessed the making of […]