How to Make Fancy Sauerkraut

| 9/8/2016 1:29:00 PM

Tags: fermentation, food preservation, sauerkraut, condiments, recipes, whey, Celeste Longacre, New Hampshire,

cabbage in bowl 

Cooked cabbage is extremely good for our digestion and, even better, is the “cooked” version that we get when we make sauerkraut. Fermentation not only gives us digestive enzymes and probiotics but it makes all of the vitamins and minerals inherent in the vegetables and fruits more bio-available to our bodies. And it's delicious! We needn't eat a lot of it either. Condiments are vital go-alongs with our meals.

'Fancy' Sauerkraut Recipe

To make this fancy sauerkraut, you will need:


• 1 large cabbage
• 3 or 4 carrots
• 1 medium onion
• 3 cloves garlic
• 1 Tbsp sea salt
• 5 Tbsp homemade whey* (add an additional Tbsp of salt if not available)
• 1 Tbsp celery seed
• 1 ½ gallon jar
• 1 pint-sized Ziploc bag
• meat pounder
• 1 small rock, cleaned, boiled and cooled. 

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