Category Archives: biology

We Got to Play with Bugs

Doc and I went to the World’s Largest Nachos event put on by Chirps cricket chips, and we got to play with bugs in a “bug zoo.” It was so fun, and the bugs were soooo cute!

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Raw Versus Pasteurized Milk for Cheddar

As you might recall, two months back I started some batches of cheddar. I was really curious to know how different the cheese would be using raw versus pasteurized milk, and whether I would be able to perceive that difference. … Continue reading

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Lactic Acid Fermentation Bacteria: Under the Scope

Well, I got a chance to peek at the bacteria in my sauerkraut and sauerprouts jars! Just as I had expected, the kraut juice had a MUCH higher cell density than the sprouts. The sprout juice was like a desolate … Continue reading

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