Christmas Cranberry Sauerkraut

Our Christmas Cranberry Sauerkraut is loaded with our favorite holiday flavors and so (and we mean SO) good on the gut. Sauerkraut is naturally loaded with vitamin C and probioticsbut it has to be homemade.

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Lacto-Fermented Red Pepper Recipe

We're always blown away by how delicious the simplest ferments are. A bit of onion, garlic and salt transforms red peppers into a tangy and delicious treat in just a couple of days. We promise you this ferment won't last long in your fridge...

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Fermented Sweet Dill Salsa

Hot with garlic and sweet with grape tomatoes, our Fermented Sweet Dill Salsa is one of the more unique salsas in our kitchen. We always recommend fermenting your own salsa versus buying it in the store. 

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Fermented Curry Cauliflower

Masontops Fermented Curry Cauliflower

If you love cooking with cauliflower because of its versatility, you'll certainly enjoy fermenting with it. Although fairly bland on its own, cauliflower easily absorbs other flavors so it's perfect to try out new seasonings with. 

There are many ways to eat fermented cauliflower: on its own as a snack or side, in a salad (cold quinoa salads especially), or chopped up in a wrap or sandwich.

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Carrot-Ginger Kraut

Zesty, tangy and great for putting on salads, Carrot-Ginger Kraut is a summer time must. We loved how fun it was to make and the unique ginger-lime flavors. The great thing about fermenting with grated carrots, rather than sticks, is you can pack in A LOT more carrots.

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Fermented Sour Dilly Beans

Fresh. Light. Tangy. Crunchy. The perfect summer snack on a hot day, especially if you're lucky enough to pick them from your own garden. Fermented Sour Dilly Beans are easy to make with barely any prep time at all, which is always a bonus!

Here's a step-by-step recipe tutorial on how to make Fermented Sour Dilly Beans with Masontops.

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Lacto-Fermented Radish Recipe

Fermenting whole vegetables with a brine is one of the easiest ways to introduce yourself to lacto-fermentation. The prep is a breeze and the recipes are very simple, with typically only a couple ingredients. Our Lacto-Fermented Radish recipe is a classic and an easy one for beginners to master on their first try. 

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Spicy Jalapeño Veggie Ferment

Masontops Spicy Jalapeno Veggie Ferment
This delightful and savory ferment is the perfect snack. Loaded with flavor, a bit of heat and a salty brine, it satisfies cravings and is a healthy alternative to other late night temptations (*cough* chips *cough*). Best of all, it's loaded with probiotic goodness that will make your tummy smile. 
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March 24, 2017

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Choosing Your Mason Jar

Mason jars come in a number of different shapes and sizes, but the one thing they have in common is mouth size: wide or regular. Although the sizing is simple, the incredible number of options can make selecting the right one complicated.

In this article we outline 4 different Mason jar styles and what we recommend them for so you know exactly what to get! 

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March 24, 2017

Fermentation Tips ›   Mason Jar ›  


Understanding Mason Jar Mouth Sizes

Mason Jar Sizes

If you're confused about Mason jar sizes, know that you're not alone! Our top product-related question is always about Mason jar mouth sizes.

To make shopping a little easier, we've put together this handy guide to determine what size mouth your Mason jars have with links to their corresponding Masontops products...

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