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Talk Like A Pirate Day Sauerkraut Recipe


Total Time:   490.0 min
Talk Like A Pirate Day Sauerkraut


1 head of cabbage
2 tbsp sea salt
1 tsp minced onion
quality olive oil (approx 2 tsp)


Cure yer scurvy with this ole pirate recipe.... Yar!

1. Grate 1 head of cabbage into a bowl, and add 1 tsp minced onion
2. Add 2 tbsp sea salt
3. Mix thoroughly with a spoon, then let stand for approximately 8 hours
4. Pour mix into a mason jar (1 quart size), then pack tightly, keeping juices in the jar.  Leave 1 inch at the top of the jar.
5. Pour a quality olive oil over the mixture, enough to cover slightly
6. Close jar, and keep level in a room temperature, dark area
7. Taste weekly (continues to ferment), until the flavor is best, then store in your fridge


Talk like a pirate day favorite.  Cures scurvy, which is why it's a hearty part of your pirate diet.  Yar!
Enjoy on Sept 19th every year!

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