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  • Published: 26 October 2017
  • Bon Appétit Test Kitchen Manager Brad Leone is back for Episode 17 or "It's Alive," and this time he's making a fermentation classic: sauerkraut. Join Brad as he turns some cabbage into delicious kraut, daydreams, and delves into movie trivia.

    Join Bon Appétit test kitchen manager, Brad Leone, on a wild, roundabout and marginally scientific adventure exploring fermented foods and more. From cultured butter and kombucha, to kimchi and miso, to beer and tepache, learn how to make fermented and live foods yourself.

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  • man cheeto
    man cheeto  3 days back

    i am vinny

    • Lost Moon
      Lost Moon  3 days back

      Brad has v nice hair

      • Denise
        Denise  3 days back

        I like sauerkraut but I like Brad and his chest hair more.

        • Connie Turner
          Connie Turner  4 days back

          I made some! So incredible...

          • Benjamin Anthony
            Benjamin Anthony  6 days back

            Just grab it for god sakes

            • Angel wings
              Angel wings  6 days back

              How about converting the grams of salt to tbsp.

              • Valerie Tierney
                Valerie Tierney  5 days back

                Angel wings 5g: heaped teaspoon 4g: level teaspoon. Honestly I mix metric with teaspoon measures all the time and have never had an issue, even when doing fiddly French cooking and baking.

            • John Weimer
              John Weimer  1 weeks back

              why do you do your units of measuring in half imperial and half metric?

              • Cami Robinson
                Cami Robinson  1 weeks back

                cabbage asmr

                • Alexandru Macedon
                  Alexandru Macedon  1 weeks back

                  why do u mix punds with grams ?!

                  • Serina Seras
                    Serina Seras  2 weeks back

                    My cabbages!

                    • joe guise
                      joe guise  2 weeks back

                      We need a video of "behind the scenes" with Brad! The ranting that he does that you cut out, or his opinions he shares etc!
                      We 💜 Brad

                      • Joke Soetewey
                        Joke Soetewey  2 weeks back

                        I am Belgian and have made sauerkraut before, traditional Dutch or German recipes (with wine, or juniper berries). I tried the Brad recipe two months ago, and the first month the smell of garlic was really dominant, so I was a bit weary of the end result. Today after a long long day I choose not to cook, but bought prepared meatballs in a sweet beer sauce with estragon at the local caterer. Very tasty, but I need veggies with a dish. So I opened my 2 liter weck pot and tried the sauerkraut.
                        Divine. Simply divine. And it went so well with the estragon, that I am thinking of experimenting with it. This is such a winner! Thank you! I love all this stuff. Kombucha, water kefir, growing shrooms and experimenting with yeasts and funghi... current craze of the month is making cheese. Gouda, feta, mozzarella and more to come :D

                        • MOCHI KINS
                          MOCHI KINS  2 weeks back

                          This funny giant. 💛

                          • Tom Kot
                            Tom Kot  2 weeks back

                            Thanks I love sauerkraut

                            • vivi uli
                              vivi uli  2 weeks back

                              Dont you use what sauerkraut people usually use in their mason jar : pebble?

                              • Jada Marie Florence Renat

                                Actually put 110lbs this year and canned 55 quart jars❤

                              • BarnyWaterg8
                                BarnyWaterg8  2 weeks back

                                Like how he talks about Jacobsens salt but there’s a Morton’s box in the frame

                                • Paige O'Brien
                                  Paige O'Brien  3 weeks back

                                  My dog ran over to me when he heard the squeak lol

                                  • Fathiya Rahmani
                                    Fathiya Rahmani  3 weeks back

                                    I just realized that Chris was thiccer back then.

                                    • Samuel Santos
                                      Samuel Santos  3 weeks back

                                      I love him so much 😭😭😭

                                      • Dale Daschner
                                        Dale Daschner  3 weeks back

                                        The animations on Brads shows are my absolute favourite.....

                                        • Litty LeRouge
                                          Litty LeRouge  3 weeks back

                                          Thank you for the little Jacobsen salt mention. I live in Portland and will be giving their store a visit soon.

                                          • urbro2
                                            urbro2  3 weeks back

                                            G G GIBBERISH C C COMBO! 5:09

                                            • This Dude Here
                                              This Dude Here  3 weeks back

                                              5:51 why is Brad's hair dyed but then it's normal again later in the video??

                                              • Noah Burns
                                                Noah Burns  3 weeks back

                                                When my family makes sauerkraut, ferment for about 30-45 days, then we can it and don't eat until it's two years old.

                                                • Ariana Gomez
                                                  Ariana Gomez  4 weeks back

                                                  this editing is so funny

                                                  • Juts Montero
                                                    Juts Montero  4 weeks back

                                                    Did he threw the water? Or its just submerged?

                                                    • Nemesis Saladbar
                                                      Nemesis Saladbar  4 weeks back

                                                      Me : Its sounds like smushed pickle.

                                                      • Grace Charron
                                                        Grace Charron  1 months back

                                                        Watched this video 3 times cause I love it 🙈 but does any one know how to jar this to preserve it to extend its life?

                                                        • 1domgdomg8
                                                          1domgdomg8  1 months back

                                                          Hat dogs

                                                          • englishcoach777
                                                            englishcoach777  1 months back

                                                            Awesome video. Mark Wahlberg was playing di caprio in swamp thang.

                                                            • Анжелика Miracle world

                                                              Usually here people cut cabbage to make it like long noodles, add chopped carrot or some sour berries for flavour

                                                              • Анжелика Miracle world

                                                                Never thought Americans like it. Especially after watching them tasting our traditional pickles and sour cabbage and spitting that out 😀

                                                                • thammy silva
                                                                  thammy silva  1 months back

                                                                  That freaking squeaky sound made me lose my shieeetttttth 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

                                                                  • Steve Duve
                                                                    Steve Duve  1 months back

                                                                    Love and appreciate the videos, but for the love of licorice invest in a tripod! Shaky camera is making me sea sick.

                                                                    • D.I.Y. Carley
                                                                      D.I.Y. Carley  1 months back

                                                                      Brad is me! We both have issues communicating words... 🤣🤣🤣

                                                                      • Lorie Hart77
                                                                        Lorie Hart77  1 months back

                                                                        God get to the point

                                                                        • Mike L
                                                                          Mike L  1 months back

                                                                          Brad just sneaking that Archer reference in there lol.

                                                                          • All Abored
                                                                            All Abored  1 months back

                                                                            Best editor alive!

                                                                            • Lila Rees
                                                                              Lila Rees  1 months back

                                                                              I left mine about 27 days and it stayed crunchy and salty...? About 70 degrees. It was still good but not what I expected. Had a vented lid.

                                                                              • Kelly Ball
                                                                                Kelly Ball  1 months back

                                                                                Tryin' to learn about making cabbage...Can't stop wondering if it would be worth breaking heath code for Brad there to just take the shirt off...I mean...he's not working with anything dangerous enough...maybe Brad can do another video where he just takes his shirt off? I'm just saying...Thanks Brad...If you'd just do one topless video (and keep the link to it in the links), then we would need to be distracted no longer! At least not by the thought that you need to take the top off. I suppose Bon Appétit would not approve of topless Brad.

                                                                                • Jens Kold
                                                                                  Jens Kold  1 months back

                                                                                  Have you ever thought about using a starter culture for some of your fermented things, like sauerkraut or kimchi? What are your thoughts on that?

                                                                                  • Zero Waste TV
                                                                                    Zero Waste TV  1 months back

                                                                                    You inspire my videos! <3

                                                                                    • Lisa Noyagarcia
                                                                                      Lisa Noyagarcia  1 months back

                                                                                      I use red cabbage and green cabbage with chili piquin and a fermenting crock! So delicious and spicy

                                                                                      • St Andrew888
                                                                                        St Andrew888  1 months back

                                                                                        So, I'll have to measure the cabbage in pounds and the salt in grams. Do you people even math? Can you not keep it in one number system? Preferably one that doesn't involve coins and parts of the human anatomy?

                                                                                        • Thomas No Last Name
                                                                                          Thomas No Last Name  1 months back

                                                                                          Why does Brad seem perpetually stoned? 😂😂

                                                                                          • Timothy Price
                                                                                            Timothy Price  1 months back

                                                                                            What a gasbag!

                                                                                            • Shana Banana
                                                                                              Shana Banana  1 months back

                                                                                              I made it, but it didn't have that much water so i topped it up with apple cider vinegar.. idk if that was cool...but it taste great. 💃