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Listen to Sandor Katz on The Splendid Table

In case you missed it live this weekend, Sandor Ellix Katz, author of The Art of Fermentation was featured on the fun, informative food and cooking show The Splendid Table.

Hop on over to The Splendid Table’s website where you can listen to the show.

The site is also featuring a tasty excerpt from the new book, The Art of Fermentation, on brewing your own kombucha. Is it a cure-all wonder drink, or a potentially noxious blend of scary fungi? Sandor explains it all in the excerpt, but if you’re familiar at all with his inspired tone and love of all things fermented you probably know he falls somewhere in the happy middle ground when answering the question of how healthy kombucha is.

Katz’s balance of enthusiasm and experiential knowledge about fermenting foods has drawn readers and experimenting eaters to his books and workshops for years. If you’re new to the fermentation fan club, the show will certainly be a warm welcome.


Recipe: Barbecued Eggplant Stacks with Coyote Mint Sauce and Chèvre

With summer in full swing, many are making good use of their outdoor grills. Tender grass fed steaks or free range chicken are often the go-to options, but the possibilities for a grilled meal are endless. At the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, a summer favorite is Barbecued Eggplant Stacks with Coyote Mint sauce and […] Read More..

Food Lover’s Guide: 25% Off ALL Food & Drink Books

Where our food comes from and how it is grown matters. Having control over our food supply is key to a more resilient and sustainable future. A major part of Chelsea Green’s mission is to inspire you with ideas and practical tips. So whether you want to make the world’s best cheese; find a new […] Read More..

Turning Meat into Money: How to Raise and Sell it Ethically

The consumer demand for grassfed, pasture-raised, and antibiotic-free meats is on the rise, putting farmers and ranchers in a unique position to make a decent living on meat that is produced ethically. But, how exactly do you turn meat into money without resorting to the large-scale industrial techniques of today’s confinement-operations? Look no further than […] Read More..

How to Grow Strawberries Indoors

It’s strawberry shortcake season, which means strawberry harvesting season. But for those of you with no outdoor space for gardens, fear not—you can plant, weed, and harvest all from the comfort of your own home! That’s right: it is possible to grow strawberries indoors, from small spaces. According to R. J. Ruppenthal, author of Fresh […] Read More..

Wild Edibles: 5 Tips for Beginner Foragers

Ever spotted a dandelion growing in your backyard and wondered, can I eat that? According to wild plants expert Katrina Blair, the answer is a resounding yes. And there are plenty of other commonly found weeds that fall into this category as well. In her book The Wild Wisdom of Weeds, Blair introduces readers to […] Read More..