Frequently Asked Questions
By placing a towel around the Pickl-It container, the UV light is blocked from entering through the clear glass. UV light kills lactic-acid bacteria which is essential to the fermentation process.
Please do not cover the airlock, as that will hinder the escape of oxygen and excess carbon dioxide, from the Pickl-It container.
Did you know...
Ancient healers from the Indus Valley, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, African and European civilizations, knew probiotic-laden foods provided many health benefits.
Don’t give up on getting children to eat more lacto-fermented veggies than pickled cucumbers! Out of the mouth of my 4 1/2-year-old, Daniel, my most avid fermented food avoider, as he was eating his lunch earlier today, “Oh, bother! I forgot to have a bite of kraut!”
… and yes, I gave him some kraut as I tried to very subtly pick my jaw up off the floor …