Cook’s Choice: Pickle wrap shortcut pleases palate

By Arlene Mannlein   –   Herald & Review You know, having some fun while you go around in this life makes for a great afternoon. And Saturday, I had good fun and good times with the group of women and their friends and family who got together to make tutus. Yes, of all things, tutus. […]

Pickles — A low-calorie, fermented friend

By Melissa Neubek   –   Eagle News Because of pickles’ texture, smell and taste, there are two kinds of people: ones who love pickles and the others who hate them. There are several different ways one can munch on the pickled green cucumbers, but not all pickles are equally good for you. They are pretty easy […]

Oven-Fried Pickles with Homemade Ranch Dip

Yield: 8-10 servings Ingredients Dill Buttermilk Ranch Dip 1 tablespoon fresh baby dill ½ cup mayo ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt ¼ cup milk ¼ cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper salt, to taste Oven-Fried Pickles 1 (24 oz) jar dill […]

A hallowed place for pickled foods to honor our past

by josie a.g. shapiro – J Weekly My husband’s grandfathers, Benjamin and Jakob, were both called Jack. They lived in New York City, and one of them loved pickles. Like, really, really loved pickles. “The pickles were New York deli pickles that were very crunchy and mildly flavored. No dill pickles!” according to my mother-in-law. In Jack’s memory, we place pickles […]

Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Jalapeño Poppers

10 jalapeño peppers 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple in heavy syrup, drained well 1 (16-ounce) package bacon (not thick-sliced) Barbecue sauce Slice jalapeños lengthwise, then remove and discard seeds and core. Do not do this with your bare hands; use a paring knife or latex gloves. Beat cream cheese […]