Frequently Asked Questions
During the first week of fermentation, if you open the Pickl-It to scoop away foam – especially during fermenting of cucumbers – your pickles will not be ruined.
Once you refasten the Pickl-It lid, the carbon dioxide builds up again, fairly quickly, pushing the oxygen up-and-out the airlock.
Did you know...
Coffee and chocolate have a tough outer coat which is moved during fermentation, benefiting from the microbes, Erwinia dissolvens, leuconostoc, and lactobacillus species plus the yeasts of the genus Saccharomyces.
—Coffee & Chocolate Are Fermented!
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