Pickles

Refrigerator Pickled Purslane

Refrigerator Pickled Purslane

The garden is devoid of cucumbers, so I am pickling purslane! A few years ago I wrote a post about growing purslane. The feedback was varied. Some people were amazed that I intentionally grow what is often considered an invasive weed. Others were appalled that I...

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Pickled Brussels Sprouts – Canning and Preserving Month

Pickled Brussels Sprouts – Canning and Preserving Month

I'm not crazy about pickles in general, but I loooooooove pickled Brussels sprouts. Unlike pickled asparagus or pickled green beans, pickled Brussels sprouts can be difficult to find on the grocery shelf, so every year I make my own. Pickling Brussels sprouts is an...

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Bread and Butter Pickles – Canning and Preserving Month

Bread and Butter Pickles – Canning and Preserving Month

Apparently this is the year of the cucumber. My garden tomatoes have been few and far between, but the cucumber patch is threatening to over run the whole yard. As one does when they have too many cucumbers, I have been making pickles. LOTS of pickles. I've made dill...

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Small Batch Pickled Asparagus

Small Batch Pickled Asparagus

It's fresh asparagus season - one of my favorite times of the year! We eat lots of asparagus every spring; in stir-fries, grilled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, steamed with lemon-pepper, even on pizza. But I always like to put some up as pickles too. I've been...

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How to Pickle Cauliflower

How to Pickle Cauliflower

Don't you just love the more unusual pickled vegetables like cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, asparagus and beets? I know I do, but it's nearly impossible to find commercially canned varieties on the grocery store shelf. So what's an aspiring foodie to do? Make it...

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Pickled Carrots

Pickled Carrots

Suffering from canner's withdrawal? Have you been looking for an easy canning project that will improve the sad looking vegetables at the grocery store? This pickled carrot recipe is your answer. It's small - makes one jar, quick - takes less than 10 minutes, and adds...

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