My Favorites Kitchen Tools
These are some of my favorite tools and ingredients that help make the fermentation magic happen. From starter kits and ingredients to items that occupy a prime spot on my wishlist!
I hope they help you tackle your next fermentation recipe, learn new things, and start many adventures of your own!
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I’ve only included products I know and trust.
Easy Fermenting Starter Kits
Starter kits are simply amazing, most come with everything you need to get started on your fermentation adventure. The following are my top picks for getting started with fermenting foods and drinks.
Cheese Making Kit
Standing Stone Farms Basic Beginner Cheese Making Kit - Mozzarella, Burrata, Burricota, Chevre, Ricotta, Mascarpone & Butter!
14-PACK Hot Sauce Bottles 5oz
14-PACK Hot Sauce Bottles 5oz with Caps, Funnel for Kitchen, Chalkboard Labels, Shrink Capsules, Dripper Inserts. Mini Wine Bottle Hot Sauce Kit, 5 Oz Woozy Glass Bottle Dasher by Talented Kitchen
Kefir Starter Kit
Cultures For Health Milk Kefir Grains | Easy DIY Probiotic Kefir | Heirloom Kefir Grains Let You Re-use Them Many Times Without Any Loss In Nutrients | Non GMO, Gluten Free | 1 Packet In A Box
Kombucha Brewing Kit
The Kombucha Shop Kombucha Brewing Kit with 1 Gallon Glass Brew Jar, Kombucha SCOBY and Starter Pouch, Temperature Gauge, pH Strips, Loose Leaf Tea and More
Complete DIY Fermentation Starter Kit
Complete DIY fermentation kit for wide mouth mason jars or pickling jars. 5 glass weights, 1 tamper, 5 airlock lids. Make Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Pickles or any fermented food.
1 X Organic Kombucha Scoby - Live Culture by Scoby Kombucha
Made in the USA
You will receive one healthy Kombucha SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast)
100% Organic Kombucha Scoby
Brew your own Kombucha from home
Caldwell’s Starter Culture for Fresh Vegetables
Probiotic, delivers living active bacteria for consistently successful results
Enhances taste and crispness, add essential nutrients to your vegetables
Helps in establishing a healthy gut flora
Developed specifically for fermenting vegetables
Vegan, gluten-free and non-GMO
Water Kefir Grains
Poseymom Live Organic Water Kefir Grains
Water Kefir grains will last forever and multiply with proper care
Fresh and healthy
Milk Kefir Grains
1 TBSP Organic Milk Kefir Grains and ebook “Milk Kefir Unleashed by Thomas Egbert” - Fresh Live Active Probiotic Starter Cultures
Stick On Thermometer Strip
Stick On Thermometer Strip, Digital Temperature Display for Fermenting, Brewing, Wine, Beer, Kombucha or Aquariums. 50-90F (10-32C) Adhesive Sticker 10 Pack (10)
6-Pack Waterless Airlock Fermentation Lids
6-Pack Waterless Airlock Fermentation Lids for WIDE MOUTH Mason Jars, Mold Free, Food-Grade Silicone Easy Fermenting Lids for Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Pickles or Any Fermented Probiotic Food (3 Colors)
5-Gallon Stoneware Pickling Crock Complete Kit
Enjoy easy homemade pickles, sauerkraut, and other pickled and fermented foods
Stoneware with food-safe, lead-free glaze
Holds 5 gallons
Microwave, oven and dishwasher-safe
Masontops Fermentation Tool Set
Includes REGULAR Mouth Pickle Pebbles Clear Glass Fermentation Weights and the Pickle Packer All Natural Acacia Wood Vegetable Tamper
Set of 4 Pickle Pebbles (Regular Mouth) - 2 1/4" Diameter x 1/2" Thick
NEX NE-KF20B Black Garlic Fermenter Bronze 5L
Highest rated Black Garlic Fermenter
The fermenter uses a natural fermenting process which will preserve the natural taste of the garlic for improved health. It works perfectly for your choice of various types of garlic.
Swing Top Glass Bottles Brewing Bottles For Kombucha, Beer, Kiefer 16 oz.
Includes collapsible silicone funnel and replacement high-pressure gaskets. The glass is rated for 58 psi (twice as much as required by heavily carbonated beer.) These bottles are specifically made for carbonated drinks.
Fermentation Airlocks and Weights Combo
Fermentology Fermentation Airlocks and Weights Combo - Sauer System Airlock Lids and Sauer Stones Glass Fermentation Weights - FOR WIDE MOUTH MASON JARS
Fiery Ferments: 70 Stimulating Recipes for Hot Sauces, Spicy Chutneys, Kimchis with Kick, and Other Blazing Fermented Condiments
Kombucha, Kefir, and Beyond
Kombucha, Kefir, and Beyond: A Fun and Flavorful Guide to Fermenting Your Own Probiotic Beverages at Home
Real Food Fermentation
Real Food Fermentation: Preserving Whole Fresh Food with Live Cultures in Your Home Kitchen
Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods, 2nd Edition
Fermentation Made Easy! Mouthwatering Sauerkraut: Master an Ancient Art of Preservation, Grow Your Own Probiotics, and Supercharge Your Gut Health