This beats store bought kraut 10 to 1....... easy to make and well worth the effort Kraut Shred Cabbage with kraut cutter or slaw cutter mix into cabbage: 1 tsp salt & 1 tsp sugar per qt of cabbage (put a couple quart in and add salt & sugar as you go for good mixture) Place in a crock or 5 gallon plastic bucket, Cover with boiling water to cure. Keep it submerged by placing a stoneware plate on top. Turn the kraut a couple times daily. Allow to cure to taste (3-5 days at least). Pressure qts. at 10# for 10 minutes.