Frequently Asked Questions
If the Dunk’R completed covered the brine, oxygen and excess carbon dioxide, along with other gases created during fermentation, would become trapped, ruining the flavor, texture and nutritional value of the food.
The Dunk’R is a very important part of the anaerobic lactic-acid fermentation process.
By designing the Dunk’R to be slightly smaller than the Pickl-It fermenting chamber, we’ve created a “gutter” which gives excess oxygen and carbon dioxide a place to escape, up and out the airlock.
Did you know...
The medicinal use of cultured and fermented foods dates back thousands of years.
My soon-to-be 19-year-old son was about to get ready for bed, when he asked if he could have some dessert. I said “Yes”, and a few minutes later, he came out with a big bowl of kimchi, mixed veggies and kraut. I was so thrilled to see him wanting to eat something good instead of the icecream that “Dad” was eating! Maybe I didn’t start too late making healthy fermented foods for him!!!