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Firefly Kimchi. Cortido. Yin Yang Carrots. Classic Sauerkraut. Ruby Red. Salsa Viva. Caraway Kraut.

Pick up a jar at any Whole Foods and PCC in the Seattle area and at select Whole Foods in the Portland area!

Visit us in the kitchen and learn to ferment! Our hours this week are Wed. and Thurs. from 10-3

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Armed for flu-season

Armed for flu-season

I will be the first to admit that I have tried most things when it comes to prepping for flu-season. Vitamin C supplements, Zinc lozenges, Ginger in every meal and even the good old flu shot… but the one thing I never often thought of… probiotics. Probiotics have a way of preventing unwanted bacteria in […]

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Eating in Season

Eating in Season

One of the reasons we love fermentation so much is because it is a natural food preservation technique that has been perfected over centuries. Fermentation has been around since before refrigeration; originally a way for people to keep perishable foods from spoiling before refrigeration was invented and to maintain a long lasting supply of fresh […]

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How Enzymes Work for You

How Enzymes Work for You

We all have something we do on a daily basis to get us going, wake us up and keep us energized. Whether it’s your morning cup of coffee or tea, a sweet snack in the mid-afternoon or a carbohydrate rich meal that we just can’t help but indulge in, I am sure you have your […]

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Tidbit: It’s Alive!

Tidbit: It’s Alive!

By: Mikaela Hew Candidate, Masters of Science in Nutrition/DPD 2012 Bastyr University When was the last time you held a microscope up to your sauerkraut? I know… me too. There is a diverse population of living microorganisms to witness during that scientific adventure. Of those, is the presence of lactic acid forming bacteria, popularly known […]

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Firefly Kitchens Receives 2012 Good Food Award Gold Medal Honors

Firefly Kitchens Receives 2012 Good Food Award Gold Medal Honors

Firefly Kitchens Receives 2012 Good Food Award Gold Medal Honors Locally made, naturally fermented product recognized among nation’s leading sustainable food items Second consecutive year of recognition by Good Food Awards SEATTLE, WA — January 25, 2012 — Local organic vegetables, special spicing, and a lot of love have produced another standout for Seattle’s Firefly […]

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We love our volunteers!

We love our volunteers!

Volunteers keep the motors running at Firefly Kitchens. In addition to the hard work Richard, Julie and their employees put into chopping, shredding, mixing, jarring and labeling each product, volunteers play a big role in making everything happen. Whether you have just an hour or a whole day to give, your help in the kitchen […]

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Classic Kraut n’ Sausage

Classic Kraut n’ Sausage

Who doesn’t enjoy the classic kraut and traditional german sausage combination? This recipe is a great staple for your summer cookouts or Octoberfest celebrations and makes a great weeknight meal that is easy to prepare and makes the whole family happy! Kraut n’ Sausage (Serves 4) 1 package classic german sausage (bratwurst) – Uli’s sausage […]

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Firefly Kitchens to sponsor CRAVE Green – Seattle

Firefly Kitchens to sponsor CRAVE Green – Seattle

“CRAVEgreen will be a night of luxurious, eco-indulgence with natural and organic spa services, plenty of retail therapy, and a lively fashion show with the latest in sustainable style and featuring Eileen Fisher, with hair and make up by Sweet Lily Organic Salon. This year’s CRAVEgreen will particularly delight the foodie, with a bright, seasonal, and locally-sourced menu […]

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Fresh Firefly Combos

Fresh Firefly Combos

All of the fermented foods from Firefly Kitchens are great condiments for rice and bean bowls and fresh salad and vegetable mixes.  To make it easy for you we have come up with some of our favorite flavor combinations for each product and have them all here to share with you. Add your favorite Firefly […]

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YinYang Carrot Spring Rolls

YinYang Carrot Spring Rolls

Fresh spring rolls are a treat to make at home with friends or the whole family.  They are a perfect light meal for spring and summer months on a appetizer for you next dinner party. Yin Yan Carrot Spring Rolls (Serves 4) 8 sheets of spring roll wrappers (round rice paper sheets that you can […]