This is an introduction to fermentation, with a short demonstration of how to make one of the easiest and most basic of all ferments: sauerkraut. We'll cover the basic steps in the fermentation process, the pieces of equipment you'll need, and go over recipe variations that include other vegetables and fruits.
Jennifer Kongs is the Managing Editor of MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine. She studied local food systems, worked on an organic farm, and has spent countless hours preserving food in various ways, from canning and freezing to pickling and fermenting.
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