It's not mold, it's "bloom"! (via BoingBoing)
Although EatingLA only manages to cook an actual meal about once a week, we encourage readers to do better than that and also learn to make stuff yourself, darnit.
Here's Boingboing editor Mark Frauenfelder, who helped organize Machine Project's picklemaking, on making your own easy sauerkraut. I think I'm going to try kimchee soon, anyone done it?