Quick and Easy Fermented Dill Pickles

By Deb Tejada – MotherEarthNews.com Tags: pickles, fermentation, food preservation, pickling, Colorado, Deb Tejada Have you ever wanted to… • make your own pickles, but became discouraged and overwhelmed with the amount of work involved with traditional recipes? • make just one — or two — jars of pickles and not have to deal with canning […]

Candied Jalapeños

by Rececca Gagnon – Journal Sentinel   Description:  Rebecca Gagnon, author of “The Little Book of Home Preserving” (Peter Pauper Press, 2013), said she “can never get enough of” these Candied Jalapeños, which she makes every year.“They can be used on practically everything — from tacos and nachos, to eggs and grilled cheese sandwiches,” she writes. […]

The vegetable you should start pickling ASAP

from: by Alexandra Stafford Last summer I was lucky enough to be the recipient of a friend’s backyard vegetable bounty. Nearly every week I could count on opening my front door to find a basket teeming with beefsteak tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas, chard, kale, and tubs of Sun Gold cherry tomatoes. I could also count […]

Cantaloupe among the fruits that gained pickling popularity in the 1800s

Hanna Raskin Email @hannaraskin – The Post and Courier If Charleston’s amateur pickle makers didn’t rush to their gardens and markets in search of preservation-worthy melons after reading a cooking column in the July 1, 1917, issue of The Sunday News, the columnist’s derisive tone was probably to blame. “Here is a sweet pickle recipe for […]

Homemade Zucchini Pickles—No Joke!

BY STACY DERMONT – www.danspapers.com Why do you lock your car doors in the Hamptons during the summer? If you leave your car unlocked, someone might fill it with zucchini. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the summer squash in your garden, do what I do and pickle ’em. They’ll look really appealing this winter, I promise. […]