the ripeness of an avocado. She's done it again with this handy guide on how to create a fermentation vessel out of a mason jar and a few items purchased at a craft brew store (or online). The most expensive thing in her setup is the reCAP Mason Jar Cap for $6.99 (which also has many other uses) as well as an airlock and bung for about $3.00. Fit these together on the top of a mason jar crammed with shredded cabbage and salt and soon you will have your very own homemade sauerkraut!
Get the full story here: How to Turn a Mason Jar into a Fermenting Crock from Erica of Northwest Edible LifeRelated: The art of Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz (Image: Northwest Edible Life)