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.

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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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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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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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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Best vegetables & seasonings for sauerkraut. | makesauerkraut.com

Which Vegetables and Seasonings Should I Use to Make Sauerkraut?

Cabbage is a must have when making sauerkraut, but what other vegetables or spices work? Ensure delicious sauerkraut with these suggestions.

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How to remove odors from silicone. | makesauerkraut.com

Best Way to Remove Odors from Plastic and Silicone [2 ESSENTIAL KEYS]

Two essential keys to effectively remove smells from silicone & plastic kitchenware. Banish odors of garlic, onions, sauerkraut & tomato from lids, sealing rings.

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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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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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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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11 Cool Fermentation Tips for Hot Weather. | makesauerkraut.com

11 Cool Fermentation Tips for Hot Weather

Moldy, mushy sauerkraut? Trying to make sauerkraut in hot weather? Fermentation tips cool your ferment and ensure success: Adjust salt, the Wet T-shirt…

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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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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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Mouthwatering Sauerkraut Book Sampler. | MakeSauerkraut.com

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