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On the Road with Bryan Roof: How to Make Homemade Sauerkraut

Make sauerkraut exactly the way you like it at home.

Published Nov. 16, 2022.

On his trip to Portland to meet Olympia Provisions owner Elias Cairo, Bryan Roof learned how to make choucroute garnie—essentially, sauerkraut and garnish. Inspired by his lessons, he takes us through how to make the very best sauerkraut at home.

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If you’ve got a fermenting crock and a head of cabbage on hand, you’ll be able to make a mouthwateringly sour and salty homemade ’kraut exactly to your liking. And why buy it from the store when your own will be soft and tender, seasoned to perfection, and customized just the way you like it?

Learn how to make homemade sauerkraut with Bryan in the video below.

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