Monday, June 8, 2015

Fermenting Veggies

I will take some time soon and put together a post on all my fermenting projects. In the meantime I wanted to share this quickie guide to fermenting. It's as easy and cutting up some fresh veggies, seasoning them and fully submerging them in brine. It's key to make sure the veggies stay submerged to prevent mold and rot. You will also need a Fido jar or a jar with an airlock of some kind to prevent air coming in contact with your food. For a quick and easy solution, use a squeaky clean Mason jar. Pack your veggies and brine and top with a plastic ziplock bag filled with brine. This will weight down your veggies and make sure they stay submerged. For a makeshift airlock, top your jar with another ziplock bag secured with a rubber band. When the bag becomes full of gasses, you can easily burp it and replace the bag and band. Give it a try. It's a great way to preserve excess food and get in all your probiotics.Happy fermenting!!!!