Everyday Fermented Foods

A self-paced course where you’ll learn to ferment everyday basics from veggies to condiments to butter.


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Learn how to ferment
and culture veggies,
beverages, condiments,
and more.

The Everyday Fermented Foods Course includes all Good Food Cooking School content. That means you’ll gain immediate access to all of the courses, meal plans, and recipes—everything available now and added in the future.

Whether you’re looking to improve your health or your know-how about fermentation, the Everyday Fermented Foods course outfits you with the tools, recipes, and know-how to confidently create fermented veggies like pickles and sauerkraut, fermented beverages like berry soda and ginger ale, fermented condiments like ketchup and mustard, and cultured staples like butter, yogurt, and cream cheese. All dairy-free, plant-based, and gluten-free.

You don’t have to spend a lot of money on fermented and cultured products from the store anymore. You can learn to creatively and confidently make everyday fermented and cultured food staples at home. Butters, yogurts, cream cheeses, sodas, condiments, veggies, and more!


Everyday Fermented Foods is a bite-sized, 15-recipe fermentation basics course designed for all eaters. This course brings new flavors, ingredients, variety, and a little magic to your life by teaching you the basics of creating probiotic-rich fermented foods.

Learning how to ferment foods can be fun and stress-free. This course doesn’t require zoom calls or live schedules to keep up with. We’ve designed it so once you enroll, you can login and learn when you want. And you also have access to the course as long as you want it.

Everyday Fermented Foods is for newbie fermenters, busy people, insatiable eaters, and home cooks who simply want to learn new techniques to enhance and preserve foods without a lot of fuss. This course is a great starting point for fermented-food creation, and it’s designed to make everyone at the table happy whether they realize they love fermented foods yet or not.


  • What’s in this fermentation basics course?

    Learn all the basics for creating delicious ferments and cultured foods with 15 plant-based, gluten-free fermentation recipes.

  • What’s in this fermentation basics course?

    Learn how to shop like a gluten-free pro. Save money on ingredients, and master how to use up and store everything so nothing goes to waste.

  • What’s in this fermentation basics course?

    Get access to our ginormous Ingredient Index—learn all about and get tips for how to buy, store, prepare, substitute, and ferment with loads of ingredients.

  • What’s in this fermentation basics course?

    Freedom to learn when you want—no zooms or live scheduled classes. You can watch and practice when it’s best for you, stress free.

  • What’s in this fermentation basics course?

    Searching and organizing is easy—filter all course recipes by occasion, meal type, ingredients, and more with our exclusive Recipe Index.

  • What’s in this fermentation basics course?

    Print, save, and organize your recipes by creating easy custom shopping lists and recipe collections (ie: “The Weekly Rotation” or “Family Holidays”).

  • What’s in this fermentation basics course?

    Learn how to put your own spin on every recipe with our substitution and variation suggestions—one recipe becomes many with our tips and tricks.

  • What’s in this fermentation basics course?

    In addition to the Everyday Fermented Foods course, you’ll gain immediate access to all Good Food Cooking School baking and cooking courses, meal plans, and recipes.

How does this online fermentation course work?

Everyday Fermented Foods is one of many courses offered on Good Food Cooking School.

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For this course:

  • Learn at your own pace with 4 training modules.
  • Practice fermentation and culturing with 15 recipes.
  • All training is online, pre-recorded, and shared within our exclusive members-only site.
  • Modules contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes videos, and when relevant, transcripts, resources, recaps, and MP3s that you can access anytime/anywhere from your phone, tablet, or computer.
  • Life is busy, and there’s no pressure here—you have ongoing access as long as you want it. Change or cancel your membership anytime.

The Everyday Fermented Foods course includes:

Everyday Fermented Foods also includes all courses, recipes, and meal plans on Good Food Cooking School

Robust + customizable Recipe Index

Comprehensive + shoppable Ingredient Index

Create customized recipe collections + shopping lists

2 full learn-at-your-own-pace video lessons about fermented foods

15 gluten-free, dairy-free recipes for active-dry yeasted breads with step-by-step videos

13+ lesson guides for fermentation creativity, support, and success

Everything you need to know to start fermenting and culturing everyday kitchen basics like veggies, beverages, condiments, and cultured goods.

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Who should take the Everyday Fermented Foods course?

This online fermentation basics course is for you if:

  • You want access to all Good Food Cooking School content now, and in the future.
  • You want to eat more probiotic-rich foods.
  • You want to make your own probiotic-rich foods.
  • You’re busy with work, family, school, and life, but want to ferment and culture foods from the comfort of home.
  • You want what you ferment at home to taste as good (or better) as store-bought.
  • You’re tired of spending so much money on fermented and cultured foods (especially dairy-free cream cheese, yogurt, and butter) from the store.
  • You’re a beginner and/or don’t know where to start. 
  • You want to have a happy relationship with probiotics.

This online gluten-free baking course is NOT for you if:

  • You aren’t committed to learning how to ferment or you’re already a pro fermentation enthusiast—this course is for beginners who are passionate to learn.
  • You’re looking to study nutrition—this course uses many ancient techniques, but our focus is on learning to ferment.
  • You have allergies to fermented foods or the ingredients used in this course like cabbage, cashews, or coconut. But if you have questions, our team is happy to help so contact us.

Who teaches the Everyday Fermented Foods Course?

The Everyday Fermented Foods course is created and led by Heather Crosby, founder of Good Food Cooking School and author of the books YumUniverse and YumUniverse Pantry to Plate.

Her work has been featured by, O, Oprah Magazine, Reader’s Digest, HGTV, NPR, and HuffPost, among others.

She’s dedicated to developing courses that change lives through cooking and baking. Whether you’re looking to improve your health or know-how about cooking, baking, and fermenting, Good Food Cooking School helps you build the skills and confidence to get creating the way you’ve always wanted to in the kitchen. Heather focuses on sharing the possibilities for plant-based, gluten-free recipes for all eaters, whether you love burgers or broccoli.

About Good Food Cooking School.

  • 100% plant-based, gluten-free recipes
  • 6 comprehensive cooking + baking courses
  • 7-day meal plan(s) with shopping list and prep tools
  • 24+ hours of on-demand video learning you can access anywhere
  • 4 recipe bundle collections (holidays, dressings, ice cream, breads)
  • 250+ exclusive veggie-based recipes designed for all eaters to love
  • Step-by-step videos + photos with recipes so you can confidently prepare
  • Ingredient substitutions + variation ideas with each recipe (one recipe becomes many with our ideas and your adjustments)
  • Customizable shopping lists + recipe collections to easily prep/plan
  • Confidently + creatively learn to cook/bake more healthy foods, every day
  • Robust courses and members-only recipes added regularly

Good Food Cooking School is a judgment-free zone. We teach you how to cook and bake more plant-based and gluten-free meals, not because they’re trendy, but because they’re versatile, delicious, and they make eating more fun for all.

Our healthier recipes, courses, and supportive platform help you make meals and treats that you’ll feel confident sharing with all eaters. We share tips and substitution ideas with our recipes so you can easily customize them to fit the diet that’s working for you today (and tomorrow).

When you’re cooking or baking for yourself or a pack of picky eaters, we’ll outfit you with the recipes, tools, and skills you need to feel confident making something that everyone will love.

We’ll help you make food so good,
you don’t need to “label” it.


We meet you
where you are.

We don’t use labels like “vegan” or “keto” around here because we aren’t interested in being the food police. We’d rather spend our time cooking, baking, and sharing.

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