I’m Going Sprout- Part 2

The adventure with growing bean sprouts continues! The beans were soaked for the prescribed 24 hours. Next, the instructions called for draining them and leaving them in a dark location; they should be rinsed and drained twice daily during the sprouting process.

In order to accomplish this I turned the DIY switch to 11 and made my own sprouting jar. If you search for such a thing on the internet, a sprouting jar is basically a jar with holes in the lid and a thing to catch drips. Easy enough:

Step one: Place a mason jar lid on a scrap of wood.

Step one: Place a mason jar lid on a scrap of wood.

Using a nail and your favorite hammer, punch a hole in the lid. Repeat as needed.

 

That should be enough.

That should be enough.

Place the jar lid on your jar. I oriented mine so the pointy parts left by the nail face out. I don't want to shred my sprouts.

Place the jar lid on your jar. I oriented mine so the pointy parts left by the nail face out. I don’t want to shred my sprouts.

So now the beans are sitting quietly in a dark cabinet, soon to sprout, I hope. Thanks for following my posts as I experiment with sprouts. I’ll keep posting on the progress.

I set the “regular” mouth jar upside-down on top of a “wide” mouth jar to catch drips.