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Pickl-It Pickled Peppers - 3-Way Recipe

Home-made pepper mash, which can be used to create your own bottled sauces, or “as is”, is like a finely-ground salsa. Where fresh peppers are about the “heat”, fermented peppers are all about deep, rich flavor. When we finally made and tasted our first pepper mash, our first reaction was, “What took us so long to make this?”

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Pickl-It Pickled Peppers Food History!

Lacto-fermenting peppers converts the raw, often-bitter and intense heat sensation to a more complex, “softer” or mellow taste that isn’t as shocking to the tastebuds, but instead, alluring. A complex pepper mash, which can be eaten as-is, or used to bottle your own pepper sauce, deserves to be taste-profiled like a fine, aged-wine.

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Links to Assorted Lacto-Fermented Lemon Recipes

The following recipes offer a wide-variety of uses for lacto-fermented lemons. Some recipes include instructions for making quick-versions of “preserved” lemons, typically involving the boiling of the lemons, or dry-salt curing. Neither of these methods offers the same flavor development and advantages that traditional 30-days lacto-fermented lemons offer. For directions on making your own lacto-fermented lemons – so easy to do

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Italian or Moroccan-Spiced Salt-Cured Lemon Recipe

This is a simple recipe which can be made two different ways – plain Italian or spiced Moroccan salt-cured lemons – used for a wide-range of recipes.

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Preserved Lemon Gremolata

Gremolata is a traditional Italian condiment made from finely minced parsley, garlic and lemon zest. It has endless uses beginning with an accompaniment to seafood or fish, or spread as a “crust” on lamb or pork roasts; tucked under the skins of whole chickens which have fresh lemon slices in their cavities; and finally, for simpler meals, gremolata brings big flavors to any sandwich.

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  • The Greek, Pliny the Elder, in the first Century B.C. was one of the first in recorded history to mention sauerkraut

    —Greek Sauerkraut

Testimonials...

  • My husband, former F-15 mechanic, is very impressed with your design. So impressed, that he may just get into fermenting and be willing to drink kefir. Yay! Thanks so much.

    —Jen R., Ohio