Do you need special equipment for lacto-fermentation?
Are you wondering how much salt to use, what salt to use, how to store ferments, if fermenting is safe, or other fermenting questions? This video series will answer them!
The Lacto-Fermentation 101 Video series today covers…
Do You Need Special Equipment for Lacto-Fermentation?
No, you don’t. Beyond the usual kitchen utensils (like spoons and knives) you only need fermenting containers, and mason jars with metal bands and lids are ideal. (I prefer wide-mouth quart.) Really, this is all you need!
The airlock lid I love is the Pickle Pro from Homesteader Supply. It’s a modified Tattler canning lid and fits on a wide mouth jar. When the ferment is done, you can swap the airlock for a regular lid to store in the fridge, then use the airlock lid for another ferment.
See more in the video above. 🙂
- Free Fermenting Formulas Cheat Sheet
- The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods
- Subscribe to TCS on YouTube
- Pickle Pro Lids from Homesteader Supply
- Prepper Pro (Kraut Pounder) from Homesteader Supply
- Grolsch-style beverage bottles from Cultures for Health
- Wide-mouth quart jars on Amazon.com
What equipment do you use for fermentation? What do you consider optional and what do you consider necessary?
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