Mouthwatering Sauerkraut book cover

“Howe” to Make Sauerkraut

Let me introduce you to Holly Howe of MakeSauerkraut, a former grade school teacher who has mastered the ancient art of fermenting cabbage.

Women shopping vintage grocery store

Sauerkraut, Huh! What Is It Good For?

We would like to recommend that you eat our kraut right out of the jar or add a forkful or two on your plate at every meal. We do this ourselves and it’s hard to imagine a meal without it.

The Kraut Guy stand at farmers market

Meet Me at the Farmers Market

Farmers markets serve many different functions. They’re a place for business and trade, while at the same time they foster social gathering and community activity.

Mother feeding children sauerkraut

Mother Knows Best

One mother told us that she includes kraut in all of her afternoon and evening meals. She said that her refrigerator is never without at least one jar of fermented cabbage.

Richfield Minnesota Farmers Market Logo

Customer Satisfaction at the Farmers Market

“This week we welcome a new vendor to the market, Joel Linker, ‘The Kraut Guy’! Joel brings a variety of homemade sauerkrauts to the market on Saturday. Welcome Joel!”

Kombucha in a jar with lid

I Never Met a Fermented Product I Didn’t Like

I wasn’t always an advocate for fermenting cabbage. It wasn’t until I learned about the health benefits of sauerkraut that I started to look at cabbage for something other than coleslaw.

Bowl of sauerkraut garnished with parlsey

That Little Green Twig Is Gone

Unlike parsley, sauerkraut is experiencing a renaissance. Small batch producers of fermented food have elevated the lowly, maligned sour cabbage to new heights.

The Great Wall of China

A Short, Short History of Sauerkraut

Did you know that lunch for a Chinese laborer working on the Great Wall of China consisted of shredded cabbage fermented in rice wine? That’s right. Sauerkraut was fortifying their bodies while they were fortifying their country.

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