- MORE INFORMATION
- Weigh down your fermented vegetables using this ceramic fermentation weight. Keeping vegetables weighted under the brine keeps the vegetables from drying out and can help prevent mold.
- Approximately 4 in. (10 cm.) diameter
- Fits our Fermented Vegetable Masters and similarly sized crocks and containers
- Fits most wide-mouth half-gallon canning jars, though it may be difficult to maneuver weights through jar opening.
- Two interlocking pieces for easy placement
- Food grade ceramic Lead-free
- Hand wash with white vinegar or warm water. Do not use soap.
PLEASE NOTE: Weights are ideal for whole or cut veggies. For shredded or very small pieces of cut up veggies, use multiple sets of weights, or use strips of a cabbage leaf criss crossed over the top of the veggies and tucked down the sides of the jar. Ensure the cabbage strips are well submerged under the brine.
- HOW TO USE YOUR FERMENTATION WEIGHTS
- Rinse well before using, with white vinegar or warm water. Do not use soap. Fill the fermentation vessel with the prepared vegetables leaving appropriate headspace. Place ceramic weights on top of the vegetables to ensure the vegetables sit under the brine. Cover the vessel if desired. Ferment vegetables. Remove the ceramic weight prior to storing or consuming the vegetables.
Elevate Your Fermentation with Ceramic Fermentation Weights
The quality of your fermentation can be significantly improved with our ceramic fermentation weights. These weights are designed to keep your fermenting ingredients submerged, which is crucial for a successful, mold-free fermentation process. Whether you're making sauerkraut, pickles, or kimchi, our ceramic weights for fermenting are a handy tool in achieving the best results.
Benefits of Using a Ceramic Weight
A ceramic weight is more than just a tool - it's the secret to a smoother fermentation process. Using one reduces the risk of mold growth and ensures that your fermented foods are safe to consume. Moreover, our ceramic weights are non-toxic, lead-free, and easy to clean, making them an ideal choice for anyone keen on creating healthy, fermented foods at home.
Canning Weights: A Must-Have for the Probiotic Enthusiast
Canning weights, like our ceramic fermentation weights, are a must-have tool in every home fermenter's toolkit. These tools help in the fermenting process, ensuring that your probiotic-rich foods are preserved properly and safely. Using canning weights helps to reduce the chance of mold and promotes a higher yield of healthy, beneficial bacteria in your homemade fermented foods. They're an investment in your health and your delicious fermenting endeavors.