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Post  littlesapphire 1/24/2016, 1:29 pm

Yay, that's great Sanderson!
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Post  sanderson 1/24/2016, 1:47 pm

Talk about pucker-face. I tried some last night. Shocked

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Post  littlesapphire 1/24/2016, 2:16 pm

@sanderson wrote:Talk about pucker-face.  I tried some last night. Shocked
Lol, did it get really sour on you?  I start tasting mine about day three, and when it tastes good, I stick in in the fridge.  I'm not sure what to do about too sour kraut.
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Post  Kelejan 1/25/2016, 2:24 am

I have been eating the kraut I made before I cut my thumb and it tastes so good. Halfway through the jar and one jar left so I had better get on and make a lot more.

A couple of years ago I made about ten jars at once and that was fine too and I was sorry when I used it all.  But I got sidetracked and never made any more until now.

Now that my thumb has healed I will make it a priority to make another batch.
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Post  sanderson 12/10/2017, 6:52 pm

This is the best batch of sauerkraut I have made.  I used a ziplock baggie of water to hold the cabbage beneath the liquid. Last night, I sterilized the jars and lids and tools, and carefully packed the sauerkraut.  There was enough juice to cover the kraut.  They are just being refrigerated, and I will gift 3.

I would like to try a cabbage, apple, carrot and pineapple mix, or at least a cabbage, apple and carrot one.  Any one have any idea of the ratios?  Two cabbages, one apple and 2 large peeled carrots plus 2 Tablespoons of sea salt?  Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies - Page 3 Sauerk10

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Post  trolleydriver 12/10/2017, 8:27 pm

@sanderson wrote:This is the best batch of sauerkraut I have made.  I used a ziplock baggie of water to hold the cabbage beneath the liquid.  Last night, I sterilized the jars and lids and tools, and carefully packed the sauerkraut.  There was enough juice to cover the kraut.  They are just being refrigerated, and I will gift 3.

I would like to try a cabbage, apple, carrot and pineapple mix, or at least a cabbage, apple and carrot one.  Any one have any idea of the ratios?  Two cabbages, one apple and 2 large peeled carrots plus 2 Tablespoons of sea salt?  Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies - Page 3 Sauerk10

Yummy.  hungry
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Post  Scorpio Rising 12/10/2017, 10:36 pm

Did you grow the cabbages, sanderson?  How many?  I tried some 2 years ago but they got dug up by something. I love sauerkraut!
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Post  sanderson 12/11/2017, 12:21 am

No, my cabbage endeavors failed twice. Embarassed So, it's store bought for me. I get the largest and peel off a couple layers, just in case of human mishandling.


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Post  sanderson 12/11/2017, 2:51 pm

Here is the gallon container with the kraut before I "canned" it.  This gives me an idea of how much 2 cabbages produce. Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies - Page 3 Tomato11

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Post  CapeCoddess 12/11/2017, 5:14 pm

@sanderson wrote:This is the best batch of sauerkraut I have made.  I used a ziplock baggie of water to hold the cabbage beneath the liquid.  Last night, I sterilized the jars and lids and tools, and carefully packed the sauerkraut.  There was enough juice to cover the kraut.  They are just being refrigerated, and I will gift 3.

I would like to try a cabbage, apple, carrot and pineapple mix, or at least a cabbage, apple and carrot one.  Any one have any idea of the ratios?  Two cabbages, one apple and 2 large peeled carrots plus 2 Tablespoons of sea salt?  Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies - Page 3 Sauerk10

That is SO nice and will make wonderful gifts!!!
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Post  Scorpio Rising 12/11/2017, 6:31 pm

How does it taste compared to the fridge store version?
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Post  sanderson 12/11/2017, 9:41 pm

I've never tried kraut from the refrigerated section of the store.

Here is an old [1928] article regarding the commercial sauerkraut industry.    http://archive.org/stream/commercialproduc35lefe/commercialproduc35lefe_djvu.txt

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Post  sanderson 12/13/2017, 3:21 pm

Brian, you asked about the failed batch of sauerkraut on another thread.

@sanderson wrote:Turned out good this time.  I've made it 4 times and only one time was it inedible.  I had tried using the cabbage I grew and never grew again.  Embarassed  https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t20146-sauerkraut-fermenting-veggies
Why didn’t the cabbage you grew Work ?

I tried growing winter cabbage for 2 winters. They never formed tight heads of cabbage. I used the loosey goosey leaves to make sauerkraut and it went bad. Were the leaves too contaminated from the gardeners blowing dog hair and crud over the fence? Don't know. At least they stopped blowing crud over the fence so life in that area has greatly improved.

With a big, tight head, the outer leaves can be carefully removed, leaving a relatively clean head to slice. In other words, only normal microbes.

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Post  brianj555 12/13/2017, 5:28 pm

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@sanderson wrote:Brian, you asked about the failed batch of sauerkraut on another thread.

@sanderson wrote:Turned out good this time.  I've made it 4 times and only one time was it inedible.  I had tried using the cabbage I grew and never grew again.  Embarassed  https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t20146-sauerkraut-fermenting-veggies
Why didn’t the cabbage you grew Work ?

I tried growing winter cabbage for 2 winters.  They never formed tight heads of cabbage.  I used the loosey goosey leaves to make sauerkraut and it went bad.  Were the leaves too contaminated from the gardeners blowing dog hair and crud over the fence?  Don't know.  At least they stopped blowing crud over the fence so life in that area has greatly improved.

With a big, tight head, the outer leaves can be carefully removed, leaving a relatively clean head to slice.  In other words, only normal microbes.
Makes sense.
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@llama momma wrote:...recipe of kraut with pineapple, ginger, turmeric, etc.   The anti inflammatory properties of ginger and turmeric, (could help arthritis) plus the probiotics and prebiotics(pineapple) sounds like a winner to me...


http://www.fermentedfoodlab.com/pineapple-turmeric-sauerkraut-gut-shots/
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Want to grow containers of turmeric & ginger indoors. Any suggestions?
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Post  sanderson 4/1/2019, 2:36 pm

Windsor-Parker! Where have you been hiding. happy hi I see you changed your avatar. And, you can see I haven't changed mine.

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Post  Windsor.Parker 4/28/2019, 8:03 pm

@sanderson wrote:Windsor-Parker!  Where have you been hiding. happy hi  I see you changed your avatar.  And, you can see I haven't changed mine.
Mostly been lurking time-to-time! I'll try to visit here more often, though. Lost the help of MDW in our garden (knee problems). The new avatar is a pic of one of 4 bee hives our eldest son made for us. He also tends the bees. I'm still using honey he harvested from it last year. drooling
I'm acclimatizing (hardening-off) tomatoes, peppers, okra, basil, and marigolds. Meanwhile, I'm waiting for broccoli, cabbage, nasturtium, and leeks to sprout.
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Post  sanderson 5/1/2019, 4:07 am

Oh, maybe time to make a couple of table tops for DW? I love mine even though they are only 2' tall.Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies - Page 3 Garden28

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Post  Windsor.Parker 5/2/2019, 1:54 am

@sanderson wrote:Oh, maybe time to make a couple of table tops for DW?  I love mine even though they are only 2' tall.
salute Exactly, well almost... I already raised one 4'x6' ground level bed to approximately 2' (too low!). Problem is that the Mel's Mix in some of the outside squares is compacted in "butt cheeks" impressions! Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies - Page 3 671790
Gonna raise everything to tabletop height over the next few years. wave smile
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Post  sanderson 11/25/2021, 6:23 pm

I started 2 pints of sauerkraut 21 days ago using the small-batch method by Debbie's Back Porch.  Today I had my first serving.  Dang, but it's good.  hungry  Tomorrow I hope to start another batch because I know this will not last long.

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