home made sauerkraut in quart jars use ball jars
Featured Pinch Tips Video
- 1 1/2 gals. finely shredded cabbage
- 2 tabsps salt
1mix and blend all ingredients in a large bowl. with a potatoe masher mash the cabbbage until juice collect on the bottom. cover bowl with a cloth and set aside 4 3 hours. then firmly press the kraut into 3 sterilized quart [ball] jars and push as hard as possible; pour on the liquid from the bowl.
2cover each jar very litely for the kraut must ferment; let stand at room temp for several days. then open jars and press down again. if necessary make a salt solution [1/2 cup salt to 1 quart water] to fill the jars to the top with liquid.
3now screw on lids tightly andsture jars in a cool dark place. it is usuallyready 4 use in aboit 4 weeks.