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Sauerkraut in a Mason Jar
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Sauerkraut came to Europe via Asia, where people have been pickling cabba of its high vitamin C content, it was very useful in preventing scurvy and keep winter months when no fresh food was available.

To make your own sauerkraut you will rely on the bacteria found on the cabba water and kills off the spoilage bacteria. You will need between a 0.6% and 2% 3/4 to 2 teaspoons of table salt per pound of prepared cabbage. Makes 1 quart. See larger image.
Sauerkraut Being Made in a Mason Jar J.McGavin

Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients: 8-10 cups shredded cabbage, loosely packed (about 2 lbs), about 1 cabbage 10 juniper berries 1 tsp. caraway seeds 1 tsp. yellow mustard seeds 1-2 tsp. un-iodized or pickling salt 1 c. filtered water mixed with 1 tsp. salt Preparation:

In a clean, non-metallic bowl, mix cabbage, juniper berries, caraway, mustard seeds, and salt. Stir cabbage to release ju again. You may let this rest longer (1-2 hours) if needed. Sterilize jar and lid by boiling for several minutes in water and draining on a clean dishcloth.

Pack into a sterilized quart-sized, wide-mouthed jar, pushing down with a wooden mallet. Add filtered, or non-chlorinate

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