By Kirsten K. Shockey, Christopher Shockey
So, I'll bet you are surprised to find a pickling book in a soap-making catalog! Well, we have a very diverse crew here and one of the things that attracts us to making our own soap is that we like to make things period. We find the thrill in the make and consume, not the shopping for mass-marketed, mass-manufactured items. We like different!
This book on fermenting your own pickles is awesome. Taylor, our pickle fanatic, even has a blog about this book. This book weighs in at 2.25 lbs so you know it is going to have lots of information!
Publishers Synopsis: Even beginners can make their own fermented foods! This easy-to-follow comprehensive guide presents more than 120 recipes for fermenting 64 different vegetables and herbs. Learn the basics of making kimchi, sauerkraut, and pickles, and then refine your technique as you expand your repertoire to include curried golden beets, pickled green coriander, and carrot kraut. With a variety of creative and healthy recipes, many of which can be made in batches as small as one pint, you’ll enjoy this fun and delicious way to preserve and eat your vegetables.