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5 Lessons (11m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:44
    • 2. Making the Sauerkraut

      3:00
    • 3. Fermenting the Sauerkraut

      1:49
    • 4. Science of Fermentation

      2:28
    • 5. Conclusion

      2:19

About This Class

Learn how to make sauerkraut in a few easy steps. Sauerkraut and other traditional foods such as yoghurt, kimchi, and pickles are made using lacto-fermentation. Learn how to prepare your cabbage (and other vegetables), what to expect during fermentation, and how to use your sauerkraut. For your project, share your special recipe for using sauerkaut.

Although sauerkraut lasts for months in the refrigerator, I also mention that you can home can your sauerkraut in a hot water bath for longer term storage. Take a look at my Home Canning 101 class for specifics. Headspace is 1/2 inch, you can hot or raw pack it, and processing time starts at 10 minutes. Check a recipe book for the exact processing time for your altitude.