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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Leafy Greens and Cortido Enchiladas

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Leafy Greens and Cortido Enchiladas

These vegetarian enchiladas make great use of seasonal chard or kale. They’re light on the stomach and are topped off with a great zesty sauce made with Cortido Kraut and fresh cilantro! They are a perfect foundation for your Cinco de Mayo party or any casual dinner this season.   Leafy Greens and Cortido Enchiladas […]

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Cabbage and Women’s Health

Cabbage and Women’s Health

Did you know? In addition to the low-calorie and high-fiber qualities that cabbage is most often recognized for, and aside from the its benefits as a fermented food that we have covered in great deal as you might imagine, there are some interesting new studies that show cabbage lends some surprising health benefits to the […]

Kraut and Eggs Contest!

Kraut and Eggs Contest!

Win 2 free jars of Firefly fermented foods for your best egg and kraut recipe! We’re hosting our first Firefly Recipe Contest this week in honor of springtime and all things egg! We love eggs because they make an easy, affordable and healthy accompaniment to all of our fermented foods. Plus they’re a versatile ingredient […]

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Consider it the “Little Black Dress” of condiments…

Consider it the “Little Black Dress” of condiments…

“At the very core, Firefly Kitchens was started with the best of health intentions in mind–to make tummies happy,” writes Cheryn Pfeuffer in her article on Firefly Kitchens published on PulpLab.com yesterday. Cheryn joined us in the kitchen last Saturday for our All About Kimchi fermentation class and walked away with not only a jar […]

Kimchi Miso Pancakes

Kimchi Miso Pancakes

This is a fabulous recipe submitted to us by Hugo Kugiya, a Crosscut writer who wrote about Firefly Kitchens in this article last week. We love the idea and can’t wait to give it a try! Kimchi Miso Pancakes 1 bottle of Firefly Kimchi brine (available at Seattle farmers markets) 3 tbsp Korean Miso paste […]

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A Perfect Probiotic Bite

A Perfect Probiotic Bite

Appetizers can be a burden; if you’re the host they’re just one more thing to make and if you’re a guest they’re usually an unhealthy addition to the meal that fills you up before you’re ready. BUT… make them simple, healthy and packed with good-for-your-belly nutrients and both you and your guests will be pleased! […]

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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 […]