The Best Fermentation Crock For The Aspiring Fermentista!

Best fermentation crock for the fermentista

Hi there! In this article I’m going to be looking at how to choose the best fermentation crock for making sauerkraut, kimchi, curtido, and all manner of other totally delicious fermented goodies. As I mentioned in my recent article on how to use a fermentation crock pot, jars can work fine when getting started, or if … Read More

7 Fermenting Lids For Mason Jars That Kick Ass

Using fermenting lids for mason jars like those pictured here can improve the quality of your ferments.

Do you wish you could make smaller sauerkraut batches? Are fermentation crocks out of your budget’s reach? Then mason jar fermenting might be more to your liking. These glass canning jars have gained popularity as options for fermenting vegetables and fruits over the recent past with the advent of fermenting lids for mason jars.The technologies … Read More

Ohio Stoneware Fermentation Crock – Beautiful Crocks For Fermenting And Pickling

Ohio Stoneware Fermentation Crocks Are Traditionally Built Like These

Are you looking for an alternative to yogurt as your only source of probiotic food? Interested in learning how to ferment vegetables? Sauerkraut and other fermented vegetables have long been associated with healthy eating.Being solid sources of fiber, vitamins C and K as well as iron, they give a real boost to your immunity. Moreover, … Read More

Sauerkraut Not Bubbling – What To Do And Should You Even Care?

Why is my sauerkraut not bubbling? There could be many reasons. This image shows bacteria that may be responsible for the fermentation process

You’ve come home, excited and with wild anticipation of what’s been occurring in the kitchen. You throw your coat on the chair and run in with the zest of a child on Christmas day.But you’re disappointed, not because the present you put right up the top of your list hasn’t made it’s way from Santa’s … Read More

How To Make The Best Naturally Fermented Foods At Home

How to make naturally fermented foods at home with a fermentation vessel and some simple ingredients.

Welcome to Better Homesteading, a place where you can indulge your desires and passions (no, not those sort) to lead a simpler, healthier and more fulfilling life. You’ve found your way here some how through the dark and winding paths of the interwebz, in search of exciting new ways to add nutrition to your food.I’m … Read More

How To Use A Ceramic Fermentation Crock Pot For Making Sauerkraut And Kimchi

Desperate to know how to use a fermentation crock to make sauerkraut and kimchi, or some other healthy and delicious fermented food? I’ve got a treat in store for you, we’re going to get in-depth and geeky on how to use fermenting crocks, and by the time we’re done, you’ll be totally confident to get … Read More