Please use these recipes and information as guidance for your home fermenting endeavors. This is not medical advice nor should it replace the advice of a health care professional. Fermented foods often have a sour but clean aroma and flavor. Never consume anything that smells or tastes unpleasant.Preserved does not take responsibility for your own success and/or failures in fermentation. We have made our best effort to share up-to-date and safe techniques. However, the risks of cooking and fermenting are inherent. You are responsible for the results of your efforts and the safety of your own food in your particular location and kitchen. Thank you for your interest in preserving a closer connection to your food.