The “It’s Alive!” box is a celebration of all the wild reactions, crazy growths, and hidden possibilities found in everyday foods. Learn how yeast works by making a loaf of focaccia bread, grow your own edible sprouts from seeds, use the gas released by yeast to blow up a balloon, and even grow brand-new vegetables from scraps you might have otherwise tossed in the trash.
Main Lesson: Make Your Own Focaccia!
Recipes: Homemade Yogurt, Homemade Sauerkraut, and Pickle & Sprout Sandwiches
Activities: Bring Food Scraps Back to Life, Do a Yeast Balloon Experiment, and Grow Your Own Sprouts
Food Culture: Learn about fermented foods around the world via a fold-out, jumbo coloring poster, puzzles, games, and collectible vinyl stickers.
Kitchen Tool: A Bean Screen and a Pickle Pipe, both from the folks at Masontops