Fermentation Tips

Fermentation Tips

Learn how to hold your ferment below the brine, troubleshoot dry sauerkraut, or eliminate mold. Numerous tips to raise the flavor bar on your fermentation.

Fermentation weights to keep your ferment below the brine. | makesauerkraut.com

3 Key Items for Keeping Your Ferments Safe [BELOW THE BRINE]

Crucial for successful fermentation of sauerkraut is keeping everything below the brine and away from air. This is done with fermentation weights and…

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How long do you ferment sauerkraut?

How Long To Ferment Sauerkraut?

Like a fine wine, sauerkraut does improve with age. Four factors that impact how long to ferment – or “age” – your sauerkraut for maximum health benefit.

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Storing sauerkraut 5 ways. | makesauerkraut.com

5 Ways to Store Fermented Sauerkraut [One is Controversial]

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…

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Answers to all your sauerkraut questions. | makesauerkraut.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Lacto-fermented Sauerkraut

Find out about benefits, customs, fermentation and fun stuff associated with sauerkraut. What is lacto-fermented sauerkraut? Does sauerkraut give you gas?

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Weigh your vegetables and cabbage for a perfect ferment. | makesauerkraut.com

Weigh Your Cabbage and Vegetables to Guarantee a Perfect Ferment

Tired of bad batches of sauerkraut? How much salt did you use? Learn how a scale and weighing ingredients can make for SureFire Sauerkraut, every time.

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Fermentation crocks for delicious sauerkraut.

Fermentation Crocks: The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How

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.

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What to watch for as your sauerkraut ferments. | makesauerkraut.com

SALTY Cabbage to SOUR Sauerkraut: Fermentation Signs to Monitor

Fermentation signs for sauerkraut to monitor and tweak. Bubbles rising to the surface? Smell? Color? Overflowing brine? Browning? Dry? Add brine? Or not?

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5 Ingredients I never use in my ferments and why. | makesauerkraut.com

5 Ingredients I NEVER Use in My Sauerkraut [or Vegetable Ferments] and Why

Why a starter culture, whey, vinegar, celery juice or leftover brine is not necessary to safely ferment sauerkraut or vegetables. What happens if used?

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Troubleshoot tips & rules for moldy sauerkraut. | makesauerkraut.com

Has Your Sauerkraut Fermentation Gone Bad? Three Fermentation Rules and Many Troubleshooting Tips

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.

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Fermentation Gift Guide. | makesauerkraut.com

9 Great Fermentation Gift Ideas for a Loved One [To Fit Any Budget]

Perfect gift picks for beginner fermenters and pros alike, all price ranges. Fermentation weights, scale, salt, crocks and books. FREE sauerkraut recipe PDF

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Ways to slice cabbage for sauerkraut. | makesauerkraut.com

How to Slice Cabbage [Which is the BEST for Perfect Sauerkraut?]

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?

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Best plastic, silicone, glass, stainless steel for fermentation? | makesauerkraut.com

Can I Use Plastic? Silicone? Stainless Steel? for Fermentation

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.

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Mouthwatering Sauerkraut Book Sampler. | MakeSauerkraut.com

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Mouthwatering Sauerkraut Book Sampler. | MakeSauerkraut.com

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