Kiesling House making kraut Sunday

Submitted photo Turning cabbage into sauerkraut will be demonstrated on Sunday at the historic Kiesling House in New Ulm.

NEW ULM — Making sauerkraut will be demonstrated on Sunday at the Historic Kiesling House, 220 N. Minnesota St., from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to the Kiesling House is $3 per person, with no charge for children 5 and under.

Sauerkraut was a typical food staple in households in and around the New Ulm area. It is very easy to make; visitors will find out just simple it is to turn cabbage into kraut.

The tools and utensils used to make sauerkraut will be on display. Visitors are encouraged to share their family sauerkraut recipes and stories about making kraut. Everyone will have the opportunity to help mash the cabbage to help turn the cabbage into kraut.

This presentation complements the regular programming which includes a guided tour, a video presentation and exhibits. Explore the past at The Historic Kiesling House, constructed in 1861, and learn about the Kiesling family that built the house. The family and their house survived the US-Dakota War of 1862. The house is the only wood-framed house from that era remaining in Brown County.

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