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Pickling Bliss Attained…

Finally, a batch of sauerkraut I can get behind. I think I finally figured out the perfect salt to cabbage ratio, and the air insulation in my pickling crock helped develop that amazing zest. No spices needed — cabbage has its own perfect punch… Advertisements

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Pirozhki With Sauerkraut & Egg Filling

Dealing With First-World Problem The Third-World Way: Sauerkraut Pirozhki

Am I the only one constantly finding myself with a surplus of sauerkraut? Yeah, that’s how I know I am a crazy person. I love sauerkraut and make it at home all the time. Ever since I started reading on benefits of lacto-fermented (naturally pickled) foods and found out that sauerkraut stands a cut above […]

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Basic pickling kit -- sliced garlic head and dill weed

Pickle me pink! The joys of fermented food making

If you’ve been following me on Facebook, you probably already know that I am currently on a pickling/fermentation streak. ¬†That means that all of those gorgeous Italian swing-top jars I’ve been buying¬†compulsively are finally finding their life’s purpose these days. Yet another reason to pat myself on a shoulder — we are trying to only […]

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