When Tepache Goes Horribly Horribly Wrong…

Its not often I see one of my recipes go horribly wrong, not even something less easily controllable such as a ferment. It isn’t as if I’m some form of insanely perfect cook, but rather careful recipe testing and preparation. Yet once in a while, something does go horribly, disgustingly, putridly wrong. The beautiful result…

Ingredients: Patience and Time

I should never be mistaken for a patient person. I make an effort to appear to be one, yet I know, many a time, I fail at this completely. I say this with some degree of apologies. I have no patience for people that walk slowly, or cannot make an informed decision within 3 nanoseconds….

Home Fermentation: Tepache

I have a ‘zero waste’ kitchen policy, or as close to zero waste as possible. Herb stems are finely chopped, the greens of green onions go into stock, tomato cores fed to my tomato addicted dog. things are pickled, canned, preserved. One of the best uses for something which is usually discarded is turning the…