Entries by ChrisS

Pick a Pickle

Red state or blue state, it doesn’t matter because we’re all green! Almost everyone likes pickles (86%), especially Baby Boomers (90%). Dill has universal appeal, and is favored more than 2 to 1 over any other kind of pickle. Bread & Butter comes in distant second (21%), though only 12% of millennials pick Bread & […]

Okra Pickled in the Mexican Fashion recipe

By Judy Walker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Follow on Twitter A recipe printed in 1997 originated with chef Katie Sutton ofTthe Hess Collection Winery in Napa Valley. Okra Pickled in the Mexican Fashion Makes 6 pints 1 pound okra 1/4 cup salt 6 cups water 3 cups cider vinegar 2 medium onions, thinly sliced 10 […]

Nothing Says “I Love Pickles” Like a Celebration Devoted Entirely to PICKLES!

Get Your Fill Of Pickled Treats At First-Ever Picklesburgh by  David Highfield – http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/ PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Who doesn’t love a good pickle?! The pickle is part of Pittsburgh’s heritage. And this weekend there is a perfect opportunity to celebrate all things pickled. The first Picklesburgh festival is going on. Check out all the Picklesburgh events! PHOTOS: Check […]

Holy Jalapeños! Try these recipes

By Connie Anderson    http://www.andalusiastarnews.com/ Our trips out West have me thinking more about pepper. We are growing several kinds: gypsy and banana are the sweeter ones and we have my favorite—jalapeño. The jalapeño was named for the town of Jalapa, Mexico, where it was originally marketed. The fruit skin may show a brown netting pattern […]

Artisan Pickle Company Worth Mentioning

Expansion, can-do attitude get Epic Pickles out of the garage By DAVID WEISSMAN 505-5431/@DispatchDavid / www.yorkdispatch.com Robert Seufert, owner of Epic Pickles, chops cucumbers last year at his Windsor Township home. After four years, Seufert is expanding his pickle business to a former bakery in Yoe. (Dispatch file photo) Epic Pickles will soon be moving […]

Just dill with it: Yinzers to soak up sun and salt at Picklesburgh

Gherkins galore Pickling is taking the community by storm. Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 10:51 pm Chris Estes / Staff Writer | The Pitt News – www.pittnews.com Leigh White is looking forward to the “ginormous” floating pickle that will be attached to the Rachel Carson Bridge later this month. “We were noticing the cool, innovative restaurants around […]

Can this man create a more potent jalapeno?

COURTNEY SHEA Special to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2015 10:24AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2015 10:27AM EDT   Before his retirement two weeks ago, Aziz Baameur was a farm adviser at the University of California. For the past couple of years, Baameur has been preoccupied with one particular project: the hunt […]

Jalapenos will again get Fiesta Mexicana off to a hot start

This will be the 25th year for the jalapeno-eating contest Posted: July 13, 2015 – 5:14pm By Bill Blankenship   – www.cjonline.com bill.blankenship@cjonline.com Want to disperse a huge crowd? Try dousing them with pepper spray. Want to attract a huge crowd? Offer them the chance to watch some foolhardy folk down a bunch of red hot chili peppers. […]