Pickle party: annual canning event draws fans from all over to Delmont

By Marcus Traxler on Jul 25, 2015 at 12:52 p.m. – www.mitchellrepublic.com DELMONT — They’re claimed to be “the best pickles you’ve ever had.” It’s a big statement, sure. But there may be justification for the Grosz family’s pickles. About 50 people—some traveling up to three hours away—recently spent their entire Saturday on a pickle-making […]

Burger lovers like to heat things up in Australia

David Johns | July 24, 2015, 9:00 AM | GUARDIAN EXPRESS WEST Australian burger lovers like it hot, according to new research released by fast food chain McDonald’s. Statistics gathered by the company show that WA customers were more likely to add jalapenos to their burger than customers in any other State. The research follows […]

A Pickle A Day May Keep Your Anxiety At Bay

Fermented food appears to calm the nerves of the socially challenged By Helen Thompson smithsonian.com June 22, 2015 Pickles, like many other fermented foods, can be an acquired taste. But, evidence suggests that might be a taste worth acquiring if you suffer from anxiety, as Rebecca Rupp reports for National Geographic. A study in the August issue of Psychiatry Research finds that […]

Prevent pickling problems

Prevent pickling problems with good preparing, preserving and storing methods. Posted on July 21, 2015 by Jeannie Nichols, Michigan State University Extension There is an old tongue twister that you may remember. “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, Where’s the peck […]