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    Quote Originally Posted by IMGreat101 View Post


    geesh, where ya been BC, these guys are getting unruly.

    They ARE an unruly bunch, aren't they?!




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    UPDATE: 1 Week

    Bubbles from fermentation forming. A little bit of the cap is forming also.

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    UPDATE: 2 Weeks

    More of the cap is forming. There is definitely a sauer smell going on.

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    Update: 3 Weeks

    Time to skim, clean and sample!



    I took the jar and plate and washed them, then skimmed the top of bubbles and mold.



    NOT A SAMPLE



    THIS IS THE SAMPLE



    I took this over to Mom's and she said it is just like her Grandmother's sauerkraut!
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    Perhaps if Sauerkraut did not look and smell like something conjured from the depths of my stomach after a night of drinking cheap booze, it would be palatable. (another reason I quit drinking!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    Perhaps if Sauerkraut did not look and smell like something conjured from the depths of my stomach after a night of drinking cheap booze, it would be palatable. (another reason I quit drinking!)


    To Live Is To Eat

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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

    We were all born wild. It was up to our parents to domesticate us.

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    We will be canning the 'kraut this Sunday. A special meal will be made that day also!
    To Live Is To Eat

    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

    We were all born wild. It was up to our parents to domesticate us.

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    Get the jars washed, rings and lids organized.

    Time to fill the jars.





    There were about 19 quarts. Some went into the sparerib dinner.

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    We microwaved the sauerkraut in the jars for a few minutes and then did a hot water bath method.

    Top with lid and ring. Place in canner and place lid on top but do not lock for 15 minutes per load ( 7 quarts).





    If you do not have 7 quarts to fill the canner, fill jars with water to fill in the empty spots.

    Shortly after taking the sauerkraut out of the canner and start to cool, the lids start to "pull". This makes a distinct popping sound. Music to my ears!

    The jars that do not pull are put in the fridge.

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    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking questions.

    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

    We were all born wild. It was up to our parents to domesticate us.

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    BUMP!

    St. Paddy's day is coming, and so is cheap cabbage! The price this year is 19 cents per pound. Not so great, but still cheap!
    To Live Is To Eat

    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking questions.

    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

    We were all born wild. It was up to our parents to domesticate us.

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    Put some spices, chili powder, radish root and stick it in the ground over the winter. Let it ferment and Volia! Kimchi!!!

    Ya got it licked once you get past the smell.
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