Re: [homesteaders-54] Sauerkraut Demonstration

From: Terri V.
Sent on: Monday, June 1, 2009 9:25 AM
Monica,

I can bring a rectangular fold-up table and a cabbage. Does the plastic 
lid fit into the jar, as in do I need to cut it to fit? I tried 
sauerkraut from the Nourishing Traditions book once but it molded; I 
think I didn't keep it submerged. Thanks for offering to do the demo.

Terri

Monica wrote:
> Hey all!
> Hope everyone is enjoying this great weather we've been blessed with.
>  I'm going to be doing a demonstration on how to make sauerkraut at 
> the group picnic on the 14th. Being that I already am up to my ears in 
> lacto-fermented vegetables, I have no need to make myself another batch.
>
> If anyone would like to contribute a head of cabbage to this endeavor, 
> they are entitled to a portion of the finished product to take home.
>
> Also, was hoping to find out if anyone could bring a fold up table of 
> some sort, maybe a couple of them if people want to follow along with 
> the demo.
>
> If you are interested in following along you will need to bring a wide 
> mouthed jar and lid, a flexible lid that fits snugly within the jar 
> (think cap of sourcream or yogurt container) a rock that has been 
> sterilized (in hydrogen peroxide or bleach solution and rinsed 
> thoroughly), a potato masher, a large plastic or stainless steel bowl, 
> cutting board, knife, non-iodized salt, bottle of spring water and a 
> head of cabbage. And if you have a fold up table, let me know and we 
> can coordinate.
>
> I'm not sure how many people are interested in this, if the response 
> is overwhelming than I will have to limit the number of people who can 
> contribute as I'm not sure how much space we have.
>
>  If you have any suggestions for me, are acquainted with 
> lacto-fermentation and would like to help, or have any questions, 
> please feel free to email me! I'm looking forward to sharing my 
> passion for fermentation with anyone that is interested..
>
>  ~Monica
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