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Harsch Gairtopf Fermenting Crock Pot - 10 Liter - ME7420 Reviews

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Fermenting Foods-Now Even Easier

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Pros: their "waterlock" system makes fermenting foods almost fool proof

Cons: heavy for its size and not real easy to clean

In recent years people have been rediscovering the joys of home food preservation.  Not only can people purchase local foods, at their peak of ripeness, but by preserving their own foods, people know exactly what is in it, and more importantly, what is not in it, i. e. no chemical preservatives.  Along with this new found love of preserving has come renewed interest in fermented foods, one of the oldest forms of food preservation.  In the fermentation process, food is submerged in a brine, which allows beneficial  bacteria to produce lactic acid, souring the food, while harmful bacteria, molds and fungi, are kept at bay.  This is the method in which both...
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