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Kraut
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doolittle    Posted 06-26-2004 at 18:02:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
does any one have a recipe to make kraut in glass jars. my mother made lots of kraut in glass jars when i was a little girl. she is gone to heaven and i cannot remember exactly how she made it


Greg    Posted 06-26-2004 at 18:46:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Here's one that claims to be the way the Amana Colonies in Iowa make it. If it is, it's the best kraut I've ever eaten...

Sour Kraut, Amana Colonies
1 1/2 gals finely shredded white cabbage
1 t sugar
2 T salt

Mix all ingredients thoroughly in large bowl. Mash with potato masher until juice collects. Cover bowl with cloth and let stand for 2 hours. Then press kraut into three sterilized jars and firmly as possible and fill with the liquid collected in bowl. Fit screw tops loosely so the kraut can ferment and let stand at room temperature for several days. Press down again; and if necessary, make a weak salt solution, about 1/2 c salt to 1 qt water, to fill jars with liquid.Screw tops on tight and store in cool place. Ready to use in about 4 weeks. May be eaten raw, as a relish, just as it comes from the jar or as:

Plain cooked Sour Kraut


bea    Posted 07-29-2009 at 11:28:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
look in amish cook book they sell at wal-mart, i saw recipes in two different amish cook books they had.


Clod    Posted 06-26-2004 at 18:28:05       [Reply]  [No Email]
Theres some guys from Pencilvaneya on here..They might give you a hint.


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