I have been brewing and drinking my own kombucha for years. I like the taste, I like the bubbles, and it's a fun and relatively low-maintenance hobby in the realm of brewing things (way less involved than beer, for instance). What I'm wondering is if there is any actual known proven non-woo benefit of drinking the stuff. There's so much crap online it's difficult to sort through. [more inside]
Does anyone cook with Sumac Molasses? [more inside]
Sour Milk, Soured Milk, and Spoiled Milk. Is there an effective chemical difference? To what extents are any and all unsafe to cook and eat? [more inside]
Why do I smell like sour milk? [more inside]
When I was a kid, I went to a summer camp in North Georgia for several summers. There was this one tree near the main parking lot that, for some reason, we all used to pull leaves off of and chew on them. They had a really pleasant sour taste. Anyone know what kind of tree it might have been? [more inside]
Calling all cooking chemists: It's said that the tartness of food indicates it's acidity. And sugar can be used to reduce that tartness. But a sugar solution is pH 7, so it's not neutralizing the acid. What gives?
I have about 3/4 of a liter of sour milk - can I cook or bake this into something tasty? [more inside]
Looking for gift ideas for a pollyanna. The theme of the gift is "sweet and sour." Any ideas, mundane or weird are welcome.
I love sourdough. It doesn't seem like anyone else in Toronto does, though. [more inside]
Where to find sour Persian green plums in New York? [more inside]
What's the best format for an extremely lightweight drinker to buy & store wine, to enable very gradual consumption without the wine going sour? [more inside]
What is the strange smell emanating from certain areas of our apartment? It's very strong and sour, like boiled cabbage...and it's confined to the front hallway and the bathroom. [more inside]
Slight tangent from this question
: the sourdough rises on command and leavens the bread, texture is fine - but the sour is gone.
Have you ever tasted your wife/girlfriend's breast milk when she was lactating? [more inside]
Sour/bitter mixed alcoholic drink recommendations. [more inside]
Where can I buy a Taiwanese snack over the net? [more inside]
What can I do with a couple hundred pounds of sour oranges? [more inside]
I've got a jar of organic applesauce that started smelling sour about two weeks after I bought it. Should I eat it? [more inside]