Fermenting Sweet Potatoes by Kirsten & Christopher Shockey

The Shockeys live in the Applegate Valley of Southern Oregon where they have been growing vegetables and fermenting for the past 14+ years. They have mastered the art of fermenting vegetables on their rustic farm and, lucky for us, they have kindly imparted their knowledge. 

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Fermented Dilly Sticks

Only eat carrot sticks if ranch is on the side? Us too... until now.

Fermented Dill Sticks look like regular, old, ranch-needing carrots sticks (meh), but they are loaded with more flavor than any ramekin of ranch can hold. The secret? Fermentation.

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Fermented Cherry Tomato Bombs

These delightful Fermented Cherry Tomato Bombs will literally burst in your mouth with flavor. A little sour, a little fizzy, and a little dilly: they are very delicious. If you love tomatoes, you will definitely enjoy this fermented twist.

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Traditional German Sauerkraut Recipe

German Oktoberfest Holding Beer

To honor this special season, Masontops is offering 14% off of our fermentation products so you can make your own sauerkraut before the Oktoberfest season.

We also want to share with you our favorite Traditional German Sauerkraut Recipe..

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How to Make Overnight Oats

We love making overnight oats because we get to use Mason jars and our Chalk Tops + Top Chalk. Easy, healthy, delicious and adorable (everything looks cuter in a Mason jar), overnight oats will revolutionize your morning. 

Here is our favorite recipe for Dairy-Free Raspberry Banana Oats.

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September 09, 2016


3 Easy Water Kefir Recipes

Fizzy Close up of Water Kefir Drink

Water kefir is often mistaken for soda, but it's rich in probiotics and other healthy ingredients that improve digestion and help boost immunity. These 3 recipes are great for beginners and all offer unique flavors to experiment with.

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3 Fermented Foods for Kids

Photo of Young Boy for Fermented Food Blog Post

Back to school! For a lot of us that means back to the lunch-making grind.

It can be tough to find something kids like, let alone is good for them, so we scouted out kid-approved fermentation recipes to make life a little easier. The best part? Your kids can help make them!

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4 Veggies to Ferment for Fall

Photo of Fiddleheads to Ferment in September

As the summer ends, now is your last chance to ferment the fruit (or vegetables) of your summer labor.

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3 Mason Jar Salads for Lunch

Healthy Salad with Vegetables in a Mason Jar

All of a sudden preparing salads in Mason jars has become a thing. The simple, vintage presentation is charming, but there’s a practical function that will save your lunch box from oil stains and balsamic-stench.

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3 Kombucha Cocktails for Labor Day (and Beyond)

Fresh kombucha cocktails for labour day weekend

2 Kombucha Cocktails + 1 Kombucha Mocktail = Your Labor Day Drink Menu.

With the last weekend of summer sadly approaching, it’s time to pop those Kombucha lids and get the party started. These drinks will be a hit with any crowd and we’ve included an alcohol-free option to make sure everyone can enjoy.

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