[Sca-cooks] [Sca-Cooks] To 10 pantry items

Adele de Maisieres ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Sun Aug 5 15:39:31 PDT 2007

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

>Well, it produces a lot of liquid, no? I don't think you really get  
>20 lbs of sauerkraut from 20 lbs of cabbage...
>These people, trying to fob off their rotten vegetables on innocent  
>feastgoers... ;-)

It produces liquid, but not all that much.  You have to weight the 
cabbage down to keep it submerged in the brine.  I'm guessing you'd lose 
no more than 5-10% of the original weight to brine formation.

People in this neck of the woods are demons for sauerkraut at feasts, 

Adele de Maisieres

Habeo metrum - musicamque,
hominem meam. Expectat alium quid?
-Georgeus Gershwinus

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