More than a Market

Specialty Block 3

Customers eagerly awaited announcement that a new batch of Kieslich’s homemade sauerkraut was in stock.  Preparing the market’s famous sauerkraut was a family affair.


Left: Making Sauerkraut in Barrels, c. 1910-1920, Courtesy of Library of Congress. The Kieslich family made large batches of sauerkraut that fermented in the cellar in wooden barrels with heavy marble lids.