How To Ferment Vegetables | healthylivinghowto.com "Consuming probiotics and fermented foods has numerous possible benefits. Chief among them, a healthier gut, which means more nutrients, vitamins, and minerals are absorbed. Plus, fermented vegetables are really delicious. Store-bought pickled veggies (like sauerkraut and pickles) are usually preserved in vinegar instead of a lactobacterial-salt slurry."
Other foods which can easily be fermented are fruits, http://www.mamaandbabylove.com/2011/10/12/cultured-fruit-leathers/ beverages such as kombucha http://realfoodforager.com/recipe-basic-kombucha/ or beet kvass http://ohlardy.com/what-the-heck-is-beet-kvass , condiments such as ketchup http://www.homemademommy.net/2011/12/fermented-ketchup.html, and beans. Read more: http://learningandyearning.com/nurture-beneficial-gut-flora#ixzz2akNUc38G
Home made pectin! From apples! I was too scared to try this last year when I made jam, but I'm going to give it a try this year! I have plenty of apples on my trees, and I'll get plenty of raspberries from my mother-in-law to make some jam!