Old Fashioned Lacto-Fermented Sauerkraut

ng_sauerkraut2Tangy, crisp, flavorful sauerkraut is so refreshing on a hot day! It makes the perfect side to many grilled meats. Culinary benefits aside, it’s also healthy for you! In my recipe, I  share a little secret that makes for a no pound sauerkraut. No more pounding your cabbage for 15 minutes in this recipe! It’s so easy.

This is the crock method (read about the different methods here) but I am doing it without the crock as I still haven’t decided what I want to buy. Meanwhile, I can make a mean sauerkraut with a big nonreactive bowl (I use glass) a plate, and something to weigh it down.

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$10 Main: Asian Cabbage Salad

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This delightful cabbage salad is so refreshing on a hot day. Crunchy cabbage and toasted almonds, salty-sour dressing spiked with ginger and garlic and toasted sesame oil, and green onions or chives combine to make a wonderful salad. It would work well for a picnic side dish. If you tossed some leftover roasted chicken on top, it’s a nice main dish salad too!

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