Brad Makes Sauerkraut | It's Alive | Bon Appétit

  • 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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Comments • 1 884

  • UberKrassMann
    UberKrassMann  6 hours back

    me thinks brad became a cook because he's always got the munchies

    • lorde faptaguise
      lorde faptaguise  10 hours back

      I swear to god the editing kills me every video. Breakout star.

      • Curtis Johnston
        Curtis Johnston  1 days back

        10 grams of salt for per 1 lb of cabbage? I've never seen anyone mix metric with imperial units before.
        10 g salt per 450 g cabbage. Or,
        .35 oz salt per 1 lb cabbage.

        • Ana Victoria Serna
          Ana Victoria Serna  3 days back

          the ants: 😡🐜

          • TheRoyalcafe
            TheRoyalcafe  3 days back

            Just loving this!!

            • Jacky Tran
              Jacky Tran  5 days back

              Whoever does the edits... I love you

              • Wil Barrett
                Wil Barrett  7 days back

                Roughly 30kg of cabbage?? I think not

                • Monkey Messiaha
                  Monkey Messiaha  1 weeks back

                  How are you mixning pounds and grams??? Jeez!

                  • Cooper
                    Cooper  1 weeks back

                    if i don't have the fancy lid thing. Do i need to burp it everyday?

                    • icedgirl
                      icedgirl  1 weeks back

                      4:00 you can use a cheesecloth to burp it !

                  • Courtney Bowers
                    Courtney Bowers  1 weeks back

                    Can this be canned?

                    • Me In 30
                      Me In 30  1 weeks back

                      Honestly I strive to marry someone like Brad for several reasons

                      • Skelld
                        Skelld  1 weeks back

                        1:16 Me: yes metrics.
                        1:17 Me: whaaaatt?!?! Whyyy?!?

                        • Madison Young
                          Madison Young  1 weeks back

                          Quality Brad Leone Asmr

                          • Grriabear
                            Grriabear  2 weeks back

                            So what is it they do back there? Is this just like a kitchen setup for the YouTube channel?

                            • Grriabear
                              Grriabear  1 weeks back

                              @Maria Eugenia oh that's cool

                            • Maria Eugenia
                              Maria Eugenia  1 weeks back

                              develop recipes*

                            • Grriabear
                              Grriabear  1 weeks back

                              @Maria Eugenia So it's a restaurant ?

                            • Maria Eugenia
                              Maria Eugenia  1 weeks back

                              its the test kitchen for bon appetit, its not a set up, they are working lmao

                          • montopunk
                            montopunk  2 weeks back

                            It's shocking to see Delaney standing next to Brad labeled as "friend"

                            • XandeR ToXic
                              XandeR ToXic  2 weeks back

                              Who edits these?? They do an amazing job!

                              • Brisa Garcia
                                Brisa Garcia  2 weeks back

                                First time I've seen Brad without a hat!!!

                                • IsSarahPi
                                  IsSarahPi  2 weeks back

                                  HE MIXED METRIC AND IMPERIAL!

                                  • Leonie Callaghan
                                    Leonie Callaghan  2 weeks back

                                    Loved this, it was my first ever saukrat. You made it look so easy, now today I am making my second batch. Thanks Brad you helped me make a great saukrat, my husband loves it 👍🏼

                                    • Sarah Ingram
                                      Sarah Ingram  2 weeks back

                                      Boogie nights is Mark Wahlberg and Basketball diaries is Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg 😊

                                      • Natalie F
                                        Natalie F  2 weeks back

                                        wait you eat it without cooking it???? O.o

                                        • Ashley W
                                          Ashley W  2 weeks back

                                          Brad is the Bob Ross of fermentation

                                          • M M
                                            M M  2 weeks back

                                            Don't use knife, use a mandoline slicer to make cabbage thin otherwise it will be too though and raw once fermented. It will also help with releasing juices. Place it in the fermenting crock in layers, gently tamping each layer. You can also add a bit of carrot and apple to sweeten it up slightly.

                                            • Wayne lawson
                                              Wayne lawson  2 weeks back

                                              Sorry too much clowning around for me. Your FIRED!!!

                                              • Cooper Knueven
                                                Cooper Knueven  2 weeks back

                                                Regarding the ant to human ratio, according to numbers I got of google on 8/30/2019 there are about 10,000,000,000,000,000
                                                ants and 7,727,035,029 humans (I got this number from one of those constantly counting websites). This comes out to about 1294157 ants to one human.

                                                TLDR over one million ants per one human.

                                                • Vikk A
                                                  Vikk A  3 weeks back

                                                  5:09 is my favorite part

                                                  • Nombuso Mdletshe
                                                    Nombuso Mdletshe  3 weeks back

                                                    Me watching this cause I have an assignment on foods containing probiotics and wishing I had the time to watch all of the IT'S Alive vids

                                                    • David K
                                                      David K  3 weeks back

                                                      Amazing video. The editing is just PERFECT. Really makes Brad the most likeable guy on YouTube

                                                      • bronagh
                                                        bronagh  3 weeks back

                                                        lil cabbage crushers

                                                        • J Ware
                                                          J Ware  3 weeks back

                                                          Brad isn’t normally my *type*, but brad with the unbuttoned shirt and some chest hair... makes me feel things in my nethers

                                                          • Rhys H
                                                            Rhys H  3 weeks back

                                                            lbs and grams in the same recipe wtf.

                                                            • Day Spencer
                                                              Day Spencer  3 weeks back

                                                              What if your sauerkraut is really full of foam the first night? I've been having this problem a lot lately. I'm wondering if it's because I live in a tropical climate now.

                                                            • Silver_ VANGUARD
                                                              Silver_ VANGUARD  3 weeks back

                                                              Why are you mixing grams and pounds?

                                                              • Steven Proktor
                                                                Steven Proktor  3 weeks back

                                                                Ha! I made something similar to saurkraut on accident. Just came here to see the real recipe.

                                                                • Adriana Aguilar
                                                                  Adriana Aguilar  3 weeks back

                                                                  He forgot to say Bon Appetit jajajaja

                                                                  • Somebody Someone
                                                                    Somebody Someone  4 weeks back

                                                                    Wtf. I thought that cat meow was real 0:16 lmao it matched so well to his reaction!

                                                                    • Inspector Steve
                                                                      Inspector Steve  4 weeks back

                                                                      Since you do a lot of pickling can you make pickled wild leaks.

                                                                      • Bob Risse
                                                                        Bob Risse  4 weeks back

                                                                        Is he a mix between Kevin Kline and Bill Murray?

                                                                        • iohin
                                                                          iohin  4 weeks back

                                                                          1) 10 g of salt per lb of cabbage
                                                                          2) 2 tsp. caraway seed
                                                                          3) 4 garlic cloves

                                                                          • Miss meowie kat
                                                                            Miss meowie kat  4 weeks back

                                                                            He’s attractive, funny, smart, and seems to have the personality of a golden retriever where can I get one ?

                                                                            • aiki Jokka
                                                                              aiki Jokka  1 months back

                                                                              4 lb. Cabbage 4x2 tsp. Mustar seed?

                                                                              • Daniel Clemmer
                                                                                Daniel Clemmer  1 months back

                                                                                Brad you look just like the French milk farmer from the opening science of inglorious basterds.

                                                                                • Yes Tuesday
                                                                                  Yes Tuesday  1 months back

                                                                                  When you watch It’s Alive on like 1.5x speed, brad sounds like a total meth head and I love it

                                                                                  • Erin Vittoria
                                                                                    Erin Vittoria  1 months back


                                                                                    • Paul Dragon
                                                                                      Paul Dragon  1 months back

                                                                                      Average American household measures by spoonfuls..not weight why are you suggesting to measure salt by grams.

                                                                                      • K I R I N
                                                                                        K I R I N  1 months back

                                                                                        A Philosopher once said, "buh deh ugh weddle fe whuh dehb"

                                                                                        • Maxim Petrov
                                                                                          Maxim Petrov  1 months back

                                                                                          What a clown.

                                                                                          • Nandor Nagyilles
                                                                                            Nandor Nagyilles  1 months back

                                                                                            Cmon this needs cumin. I was thinking today about how limited the idea of cumin are but this is the perfect time and I'm annoyed Brad didn't use any