These pickles have won a blue ribbon each time I entered them in the State Fair. They’re quite sweet with a spicy tang. We use them mostly on sandwiches and burgers. Here is my award-winning recipe for sweet pickles with bonus recipes for relish, tartar sauce and sandwiches.
Canning is a humbling production. I scribble a note onto my recipe page: Do not quadruple batch. It is easy to get overzealous, lured by the harvest and the jar count at the end of the day. I get excited about bounty and forget about endurance, every year.
Don't waste that fabulous watermelon rind! Here's what you can do with the best part of the melon.
Learn to make homemade fenugreek ginger refrigerator pickles.
Have you ever wanted to make your own pickles, but became discouraged and overwhelmed with the amount of work involved with traditional recipes? Well, here’s a recipe that’s quick, easy and made right in the jar. These fermented dill pickles take very little work or prep time and are delicious, healthful and ready to eat in a week.
Most of us grew up with pickled cucumbers, and possibly with beets or onions – but in other eras or parts of the world, humans pickled a much greater variety of foods, including mushrooms, meats, and fruits. Some cookbooks from the 1800s carried recipes for pickling apples, and old radio programs from the Depression promoted it as a cheap and delicious way to get vitamins all year.
My top 10 links to delicious quick cured meats, fresh cheeses and pickles for your next summer picnic.
Transforming a crock full of cucumbers into old-fashioned dill pickles is a bit of magic.
There's no need to be afraid of canning. With basic skills a cook can safely prepare and process excess produce during the summer and have a ready supply all winter. An easy way to start is with dill pickles, with extras like garlic and hot peppers.
You can pickle any kind of egg, includin delicate and delicious quail eggs.
These tart and tangy rhubarb pickles are easy to make and require no canning.
Readers vote on whether they think making beer, mustard or pickles sounds like the most fun, plus which seems easiest.
A traditional fall recipe for the Japanese version of sauerkraut.
Making pickles can be time-consuming, but this method for easy garlic pickles couldn't possibly be any easier. Or tastier!