What do you do on a weekend when its too cold to go out? Make a bunch of things for future meals and snacks! Â Saskatoon often has January weekends where the only acceptable outdoor activity is scurrying through the grocery store parking lot to get things for the week. Â The first weekend back after Christmas was just such an occasion!
We might get a few chances to do this this winter, which has been very cold so far. The good news is the deck is consistently cold enough to be a freezer extension.
On the fermentation side of things, we made a batch of usual kim chi, but also got a batch of kombucha which was fermenting while we were in BC. (The SCOBY was a December gift from a friend.) Mom gave me a mandolin for Christmas, so I used that along with fermentation airlocks and this book from Bridget to make my first batch of sauerkraut. Another week or so and we’ll test it.