Giveaway! Win a Kraut Source Double Gourmet Fermentation Kit Set

There's a lot of exciting things happening in fermentation right now. Since launching Punk Domestics in 2010, I've seen DIYfermented foods trend up year over year. Lately there's been an uptick in innovation around tools that aid in fermenting. Recently my friend Nicole from FarmCurious launched her FarmCurious Ferments tool, using the ReCAP; it's a tool I myself use very regularly. Another friend, Ernie Miller of Rancho La Merced Provisions, is producing truly gorgeous lactofermentation kits with fermentation locks built right into the lids of swing-top jars. Yet another friend, Karen Diggs from here in the Bay Area, has designed, engineered and is bringing to market a new tool that is truly interesting and exciting.

Dubbed Kraut Source, it's modeled after the classic Japanese pickle presses, but with a few nuances that set it apart. Kraut Source is a five-part kit that screws on top of any standard wide-mouth mason jar, allowing you to control how much or little product you want to ferment. Made entirely of stainless steel, it features a spring-loaded press that keeps foods submerged under the brine, and a moat and cap on the top that allows gas to escape without letting any unpleasant bugaboos in.

Karen's Kickstarter is already going gangbusters (go check it out!), but she is graciously offering up a gift to one lucky winner to help spread the word. You can win the Double Gourmet & Pounder Kit, which comprises 2 Kraut Source with Mason jars, 2 deluxe wooden pounders, 2 (4 oz.) packets of hand-harvested Celtic Sea SaltĀ®, 4 packets of gourmet organic spice blends for making sauerkraut and pickles, and 2 printed how-to booklets with 30+ recipes. Domestic shipping is included when the product is ready in November. That's a $100 value, people!

So how do you enter to win? We've got options -- lots of options. You can do any or all of the following things:

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What a fabulous giveaway! I

What a fabulous giveaway! I fermented some pickles this summer and can't wait to try some kraut!

Oh my gosh, this is awesome!!

Oh my gosh, this is awesome!! I hope I win! I've got my first batch of pickles and pickled garden veggies fermenting on a plate on my dryer, and it would be fantastic to use these with the next batch! Also, super cool blog, I love it!! #newfan

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Works for me:

Works for me: http://eepurl.com/p_6pr

I finally got one batch

I finally got one batch fermented. This looks like it will make it much easier.

My first batch of Kraut

My first batch of Kraut molded, but now I know it was my fault for stirring and introducing air. Can't wait to try again.

It's all about learning from

It's all about learning from our mistakes, isn't it?

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