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Koji in the Kitchen

Shutterstock /Brent Hofacker In the first article in this series, we opened with a soaring overview of Aspergillus oryzae, or “koji,” covering what it is, why it works, and some of the ways it’s used. In this article, we bring it back to the home countertop and explore everyday uses for koji. You can grow it yourself, but if the process of incubating fungus doesn’t ...

Meredith Leigh and Kirsten K. Shockey


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