Frequently Asked Questions
Because light destroys lactic acid bacteria. Lactic acid bacteria are crucial to a good, healthy fermentation, so please guard your fermented foods, keeping them out of strong light.
If you don’t have an out-of-the-way corner on your kitchen countertop, which does not have any direct light, you could consider draping a towel around the Pickl-It Pickl-R jar. Just make sure not to cover the airlock, otherwise, you’ll trap the carbon dioxide inside the the jar that needs to escape.
Did you know...
Nukamiso-zuke: vegetables fermented in rice bran, salt and water in Japan (Campbell Platt, 1987)
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