Discover why a scale is the most important fermentation tool you can own & how to use it to add the right amount of salt. +My favorite scale.
Need help selecting the best salt for sauerkraut? Which inexpensive salts work. How mineral-rich salts take fermentation to the next level. BONUS: PDF Guide
A delicious way to enjoy your sauerkraut… any time of the year or on New Year’s Day for good luck. Adds incredible flavor to cooked meats.
Perfect gift picks for beginner fermenters and pros alike, all price ranges. Fermentation weights, scale, salt, crocks and books. FREE sauerkraut recipe PDF
Learn the best cabbage for sauerkraut & use my buying tips to select the right head. The right cabbage will ferment into the best sauerkraut.
Shredded radish & carrots fermented with basil, mint, & cilantro make a refreshing topping for any dish. You’ll love the bright & tangy taste
Gochugaru (Korean red chili powder), the secret ingredient in kimchi, delivers a small amount of heat, beautiful color, & incredible flavor.
Learn how to make homemade, gut-healthy sauerkraut using my curated collection of simple, sweet, savory, and spicy sauerkraut & kimchi recipes
Must-have staples in any kitchen, fermented garlic paste, ginger-garlic paste & garlic-onion paste, instantly transform any dish into delish.
Stock your fermentation kitchen with the best fermentation tools. With 15 years of experience, I have my favorites that ensure ease & success
The B.U.G.S.S.S. acronym is a fun way to remember six of my best fermentation tips that will help you ferment safe and delicious sauerkraut.
Fermented cranberries are a novel way to enjoy cranberries year round. Recipes for relish, chutney or pickled berries to wow guests and tantalize tastebuds.
See how the PickleHelix fermentation weight works to hold ferments below the brine. Pros. Cons. Demoed with sauerkraut, pickles, & pastes.
Learn how to make sauerkraut in a jar using my proven instructions. Step-by-step photos, helpful tips. Flavorful, mold-free, safe. PDF Download.
Cabbage is a must have when making sauerkraut, but what other vegetables or spices work? Ensure delicious sauerkraut with these suggestions.
Shredded carrots brined and flavored like kimchi. Enjoy on their own, in a salad, on a rice bowl, atop a taco, or whatever else you dream up.
Kimchi Ingredients: Red pepper paste, rice flour porridge, Napa cabbage. Pantry staples for making kimchi explained with tips & substitutions.
7 easy ways to eat sauerkraut, a inexpensive, probiotic-rich food. Instant salad to smothering a hot dog. Just one small bite towards improved digestion.
WECK Small-Batch Preserving has a variety of fermenting, canning, and pickling recipes. Check out the tasty recipe for Brussels Sprout Kimchi.
Fish sauce is a key ingredient in most kimchi. Find the best fish sauce that won’t taste fishy and will add an umami richness to your kimchi.
Enjoy the many benefits hidden in this sauerkraut fermented with red cabbage, ginger & apple: antioxidants, vitamin C, probiotics, & minerals.
Crucial for successful fermentation of sauerkraut is keeping everything below the brine and away from air. This is done with fermentation weights and…
Two essential keys to effectively remove smells from silicone & plastic kitchenware. Banish odors of garlic, onions, sauerkraut & tomato from lids, sealing rings.
Discover the best fermentation weight for mason jar fermenting. 7 different weights tested over 28 days. Safely below the brine? No brine overflow? No mold?
Sauerkraut facts to answer all your questions: Who invented sauerkraut? Key topping on a New York style dog? Pounds cabbage grown annually? Largest cabbage?
Just what are the top nutrients in sauerkraut? Vitamin C? Vitamin K2? Vitamin U? What are the specific strains of probiotics, or beneficial bacteria, and how do they improve your health, Does the fermentation of sauerkraut create alcohol? Is there dairy in LACTO-fermented foods? Can E. Coli grow in fermented foods?
15 Fermentation Tips to ensure you successfully ferment your sauerkraut. #7 The best way to hold your ferments below the brine. #4 Do you need to sanitize equipment?
Are there uninvited guests lurking in your jar of sauerkraut? Follow the three basic fermentation rules and wave good-bye to slimy, moldy, mushy sauerkraut.
Colorful infographic and cheat sheet for a set of sauerkraut recipes that are delicious, easy to make and rich in probiotics. Your downloadable Sauerkraut Recipes Cheat Sheet PDF lists ingredients and quantities for 7 recipes. Keep it handy and with one quick glance, you’ll be fermenting another batch of sauerkraut.
Sauerkraut is rich in gut-healing probiotics. The flavoring ingredients in this sauerkraut recipe create a sauerkraut reminiscent of a typical hot dog relish. Serving suggestions make it easy for you to add sauerkraut to any meal. Recipe tips enable you to adjust the recipe to your liking by…
Fermentation signs for sauerkraut to monitor and tweak. Bubbles rising to the surface? Smell? Color? Overflowing brine? Browning? Dry? Add brine? Or not?
What’s best to use for fermentation? Plastic? Glass? Ceramic? Stainless Steel? Silicone? What to look for what choosing your fermentation weight, lid or jar.
Prep for a party, picnic or potluck is easy: Grab & Go! fermented sodas, pastes, sauerkraut & relishes. The convenience of flavor-enhancing fermented foods.
This Kimchi style sauerkraut recipe is fun to make with its many flavors. Korean red pepper powder adds heat with ginger and garlic in the background. PDF.
Fermentation lids for small batch fermentation of sauerkraut & vegetables in Mason jars. Do you need an airlock? A weight? Best lids. How do airlocks work?
Homemade sauerkraut at a fraction of the cost of store bought. Discover how much $ you save and other benefits. Learn what Bacteria Busters do to pesticides
My family can never get enough. This Ginger Carrot Sauerkraut Recipe contains sweet carrots with a touch of ginger to help with digestion. Beautiful PDF.
This sauerkraut recipe is a simple salad using my Passion Pink Sauerkraut. Enjoy the vibrant colors: beets from sauerkraut, orange, mint, drizzle of honey.
Are you looking for evenly fermented sauerkraut that tastes WOW! How to slice cabbage to get the texture you want. Chef’s knife? Mandolin? Food processor?
Dry sauerkraut is frustrating to experience. Why? Where did all the brine go? What to do? Simple tips to deal with dry sauerkraut. BONUS Gut Shots Recipe.
Are you struggling to use a scale that doesn’t work? Need a scale and don’t know what to buy? Find out why the MyWeigh KD-8000 Digital Scale is my favorite.
REVIEW: Kraut Source Fermentation Lid. Spring-action design and water-sealed lid keeps all ferments safely below the brine with CO2 forced out of your jar.
Looking for a high-quality fermenting crock? I review a water-sealed crock from Stone Creek Trading. Made in Poland. Glass weights, smooth glaze, mold-free.
Storing fermented sauerkraut can be a challenge when there is not enough room in your refrgerator. Freeze? DIY root cellar? Canning? The heat of canning…
ViscoDisc Canning Buddies. A simple, cost-effective way to keep your ferments below the brine without loss of brine during fermentation. Safe. Easy to use.
Review of Fermented Vegetables by Kirsten & Christopher Shockey. My photo-rich recipe of fermented Garlic Paste. Links to other recipes, videos & podcasts.
Fermented carrots sticks, a simple ferment for first-timers or experienced. 5 easy ways to boost flavor. Enjoy the probiotic-rich, hormone-balancing crunch.
Why a starter culture, whey, vinegar, celery juice or leftover brine is not necessary to safely ferment sauerkraut or vegetables. What happens if used?
The Pickle Pipe & Pickle Pebble make fermentation in jars a joy. Below the brine and anaerobic. Photo-rich review: sauerkraut, fermented carrots and relish.
Pickle-Pushing No-Float Jar-Packer keeps ferments below the brine & air-tight. Photos show tests with sauerkraut, fermented carrots and garlic-scape paste.
How much salt – and which salt – is best to repeatedly ferment delicious sauerkraut batch after batch? Salt by taste? Salt by measuring? Salt by weight?
Adding prebiotics to your diet is a great way feed the beneficial bugs in your gut. Prebiotics vs. probiotics. 15 easy & delicious ways to eat prebiotics.
Follow 7 simple steps & learn how to make sauerkraut in a crock with this photo-rich recipe. Numerous notes & tips ensure success. PDF Recipe
Fermentation Crocks: The What? Why? Who? Where? When? and How? of fermenting in a water-sealed crock with weights and lid. Ferment your sauerkraut with ease.
Wrinkles? Dryness? Acne? Heal your skin at the cellular level. Fermented foods, SuperFoods, healthy fats, essential oils & skin care tips for healthy skin.
Longing for glowing, gorgeous skin? Stuck instead with: Dryness? Acne? Wrinkles? Try these 5 foods for a healthy gut AND healthy skin. Buy-Make-Eat Guide.
More benefits to eating or making sauerkraut than you know. Healthful, playful and practical benefits of sauerkraut to inspire you to add it to your diet.
I often get questions: Has my sauerkraut gone bad? Is my sauerkraut safe to eat? How do I know? Let’s look inside my fridge to see if there’s some bad stuff.
Discover a handful of fermented foods that are easy to incorporate into your diet. Tips to make sure you buy the “real stuff.” Best recipe links. Benefits.
Scrumptious sauerkraut salads for even hesitant eaters. Beet-rich sauerkraut accented with blue cheese, hazelnuts and balsamic or scallop ceviche & Parmesan.
Find out about benefits, customs, fermentation and fun stuff associated with sauerkraut. What is lacto-fermented sauerkraut? Does sauerkraut give you gas?