Frequently Asked Questions
|The airlock’s snap-on plastic cover has 8 small air holes drilled around its perimeter, through which O and CO2 escape. After filling the airlock with approximately 1 1/2 T of water, and then dropping in the center valve, please snap on the airlock’s plastic cover- it plays an important role in the airlock’s functioning – the airlock allows oxygen and excess carbon dioxide a way to escape, as well as keeping oxygen out of the Pickl-it.|
Did you know...
Ancient civilizations used the brine (Latin: salsilago; Spanish: muria) from salt-evaporating ponds, for creating fermented foods. Egyptians pickled fish, while Greeks and Romans pickled olives, cheese and meat. Greek & Romans Antiquities
—Salt Pond Brine
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