Pound ingredients until they get juicy. Put whey and salt in the cortido. Nourishing Traditions says to add extra salt if you don’t have whey. Add a little more salty water to cover veggies. Cover tightly and wait 3-7 days. It would be nice if you go purchase the book Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon, you'd understand the importance of not cooking the sauerkraut and how beneficial natural fermented vegetables are for our bodies.