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What is the correct temperature for brine fermenting?

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Q:  What is the correct temperature for brine fermenting?


A:  Modest temperature means 70-74 degrees fahrenheit.   Ferment for a minimum of four days. If cooler, ferment about an extra day for every degree under 70. Taste and determine if sour enough; add another day or so until it tastes sour to your liking. (A sure fire method to determine if recipe is done fermenting is to test with our pH strips - pH should be below 4.7.  Click HERE to purchase.)  

Don’t pickle above 74 degrees; yeast and molds are able to thrive at these higher temperatures.

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