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Buttermilk, America’s (almost) Lost Fermented Treasure

Before I leave these creatures behind for a bit – or bore you all to death – I have to get one more “microbe” post out of my system.  I’m talking about buttermilk, and hereabouts it’s another one of our … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Friendly Pickles

Even the most casual observer of the history of mankind eventually recognizes the many healthy habits and food related practices of our forebears that were almost universal, but which certainly were not fully understood from a scientific perspective.  Was it … Continue reading

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