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Are you worried about the economy?  Most of the folks I talk to are wondering what the damaging weather in the midwest will mean to their food dollars this year.  They’re thinking that things could get worse, a lot worse.  And frankly, they’re discouraged and they feel vulnerable to the powers that are beyond their […]

DiY Food safe wood finish for your kitchen tools

DiY Food safe wood finish for your kitchen tools - Joybilee Farm

Surprise! I got a present in the mail from Eddie and Jo at Homestead Chronicles. It was a lovely maple kraut pounder, turned especially for me. Now don’t be jealous. Get one for yourself, too, here. Kraut pounders bruise cabbage and other vegetables to release their juices, increasing the liquid in a fermented vegetable mixture […]

Eat your kimchi salt-free

Eat your kimchi without salt -- Joybilee Farm

Kimchi is a traditional Korean fermented vegetable dish that is spicy and delicious.  It is traditionally made with salt, like this easy recipe from Attainable Sustainable.  Perfect to serve over noodles or in soup.  Use it as a side dish, a relish, or a salad.  It’s versatile and healthy. Kimchi is also laden with salt.  […]

How to make fermented vegetables without salt

How to make fermented vegetables without salt – Joybilee Farm

Recently Kris at Attainable Sustainable asked me how to determine how much salt to use in fermented vegetables. I came across a handy chart that said that some foods need less salt than other foods and the determination of how much salt is required depends on the vegetable and the cultural tradition. It seemed very […]