The Dunk’R should be covered by 1-inch of brine. The brine surface should not extend above the shoulder when fermenting foods that expand during fermentation. Kraut, carrots and beets may expand as much as 1-inch, raising the brine surface and Dunk’R.
To decrease expansion, firmly-pack shredded foods, reducing oxygen pockets in and around the food. Detailed information is here.
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Pasteur referred to lactic-acid fermentation as “respiration without oxygen”.
—Pasteur Definition of Fermentation
Thanks for the clear instructions, Kathleen! I mustered the discipline to let the fermentation work undisturbed, leaving it alone! I’m not used to that! Used to skimming off mold! I’m amazed how good my first attempt with it – khimchee – has come out. You made it so easy.
—Jamie - Massachusettes