How to Pickle Radishes (With Recipe Variations)

Radishes are among the very first non-leafy greens available in the spring. While radish pickles can be canned, I find them more delicious as refrigerator pickles. They can last up to 2 months (but trust me, you’ll eat them long before that time). I create all kinds of variations: Asian-style for use in ramen, sweet, spicy, citrus, and more.

Cubed Spring Radish Kimchi and 5 Reasons to Make It

Radishes are the red and white stars of my spring pickling classes. If you have more radishes in your garden than you can eat, or if you are just looking to try something new—I say pickle them! Not convinced? Here are five reasons radishes are to be fermented and a recipe for Spring Radish Kimchi to get you started.

Lithuanian Radishes

A Lithuanian farmers market seller displays sculpted red radishes with faces!

Spicy, Healing Horseradish

Horseradish is often overlooked as a mere hot condiment. In reality it possesses many healing properties and is easily accessible to all.

Mobile Home Roofing and Par-cel Cutting Celery

Putting a new roof on a mobile home and harvesting the worlds biggest sweet potato while growing for the first time Par-cel cutting celery and hauling horse manure from our parking area back to the garden.

Chicago Hardy Figs and Attracting Native Pollinators

Using oil seed radishes to add organic matter to the ground and attracting native pollinators with a nest site. Harvesting sweet potato seeds if we're lucky and admiring the parasitic wasp's ability to lay white egg sacs into the body of a horn worm

Best way to sharpen an axe?

Summing up the past week with a few highlights that help to illustrate how we've been getting along in the ending days of the 2012 winter season.

Baked Vegetable Chips

Have a lot of leftover garden goodies? Make baked vegetable chips! They are easy, healthy, satisfying and delicious.

Whole Radish Pasta

This delicious pasta uses the entire radish, including the nutritious greens.

Maple Baked Radishes

Roasted radishes are sweeter and less spicy than the radishes you might be used to.

Pink and Black Radish Bake

Black winter storage radishes can be roasted with bright, pink radishes to create a warming vegetable side dish best served atop of bed of crunchy salad greens.

Daikon Cake Recipe

Experiment with this daikon radish cake recipe to enjoy a Chinese New Year treat with a twist.