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Hundreds (maybe even thousands) of years ago, people discovered that if they used salt, they could preserve food harvested in the fall for use during the winter.  One of the foods preserved that way is cabbage, and the result is a fermented product which we call sauerkraut.  I love sauerkraut. When I was growing up, I remember my Mom taking cabbage grown in our garden, putting in a crock and later bottling the resulting sauerkraut.  I love sauerkraut.  I didn’t realize that you can use a glass jar you didn’t have to have a crock.  I was so excited.  I don’t have to make a lot, I am the only one in my family who will eat it, and so here is enough to make me happy, in my funny shaped jar.  Sauerkraut!

Step 1:

Supplies:
A clean glass jar
A head (or more) of cabbage
A knife
Cutting board
Sea salt
Measuring spoons (not shown)
A big bowl (not shown)
Plastic bag with closure
Water
 
poofrabbit3 years ago
I LOVE sauerkraut and have always really enjoyed very fresh kraut! Great instructable I am going to have to give this a try!
craftknowitall (author)  poofrabbit3 years ago
You're welcome. Thanks for looking.