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...
In South East Asia, tea leaves (Camellia sinensis) are fermented to make a sour-tasting snack. In Myanmar the product is called leppet-so, in Thailand it is known as miang. In Burma, slivered green tea leaves are fermented to make a salad.
You know you talk about fermenting too much when…
Your three-year-old is observed pushing his bath toys under the water while saying, “You must go under the brine to ferment. Then I will have sauerkraut toys.”
—- Holly G., Ohio