How to Make Homemade Sauerkraut

Every year we eat pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s day for good luck. I usually buy canned sauerkraut from the grocery store. This year I decided I would try to make my own, using fresh cabbage and a mason jar. Here’s my tutorial for how to make homemade sauerkraut. First make sure you are working in… [Read More]

Eat Your Pork & Sauerkraut: Good Luck for the New Year

Are you making pork and sauerkraut on New Years Day?  Of course we are. Born and raised in southwestern PA and married to a Pennsylvania Dutch Country boy, the tradition of eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day is commonplace in our area. In addition, my husband and I both have some German ancestry so this… [Read More]