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What do I need to start a ferment? I have a lot of informarion here, but it seems very spread out and somewhat hard to find.

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KevinThePepperhead said:
What is a gall pickle jar?

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Gallon size wide mouth jar.....commonly used for food service pickles.
I just bought a $20.99 soligt kit off Amazon. It works. Has a really poorly translated manual tho.

That, and some 24oz. Mason jars and plastic screw on lids to cover after fermenting lids are off. I keep my stuff in fridge right now because I’m a noob at this and I’m keeping everything until I get it down. But I have been very pleased with the sauce results. Fermenting and all... It really takes it over the edge.
For my ferments, I have pint mason jars with wide mouth tops, and I bought a kit on amazon that came with four airlocks, four glass weights (to keep veggies from rising up for air), and four screw-on mason jar lids with holes already in them to insert airlocks into. Worked just fine. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075LRMRDQ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I also bought some gallon jars with airlocks, but I was hesitant to use them because I didn't want to chance an entire gallon of ferment going bad. Maybe in the future when I have a lot more peppers to play with. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07115V3F7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1