home made sauerkraut in quart jars use ball jars

Home Made Sauerkraut In Quart Jars Use Ball Jars Recipe

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i love sauerkraut with kilbosa and its part of a traditional new years feast. this is from the old frontier cook book i have. some date as far back as 1837-9. hope u like it,

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45 Min


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.

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