Category Archives: Pickles

Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapeños)

Sweet heat, these are tasty! A friend shared this recipe with me last week and I had to make a batch for holiday gift gatherings and gift giving. I am not giving attribution, because I found, basically the same recipe … Continue reading

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Dill Pickle Relish

It took me two weeks, and not a little bit of research, but I finally worked my way through my $10 Mystery Bag of veggies from a local farm. So far, I’d made Green Tomato Chow Chow, Red Cabbage Chow … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage Chow Chow

If you’ve been following this blog for any time at all, you’ll know that I do this “Mystery Bag” thing at a local family farm. You join the facebook event on Thursday, then show up the next Tuesday with your … Continue reading

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Parfait! Chop Pickle

‘Tis the season… whether you garden or, like me, participate in a local family farm’s “goody bag” promotion (ours is called Mystery Bag); you will come back from your garden or farm with a bunch of cucumber. I was gonna … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Chow Chow

Essentially, a mix of pickled veggies, this chow chow is a bit zippier than the one I grew up with in New England, which certainly had no jalapeño in it. Not any green tomatoes, either, come to think of it, … Continue reading

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Quick(ish) Kimchee

A quart of very nice kimchee – Korean style pickled cabbage – can be yours, home made (and better!) in a bit under seven hours – and most of that time is just letting the cabbage rest in, first: salt, … Continue reading

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Another Fine (Bread and Butter) Pickle…

This has been a very good summer for me and pickling… a $10/week subscription to a local family farm has provided me with more than enough really wonderful produce to get me to look into making things I hadn’t really … Continue reading

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Best! Green Peppers Relish

I was loaded with green peppers. My local family farm had included a passel of peppers; bell, poblano, jalapeño, some I’m not certain of – but all green – in my weekly $10 Mystery Bag, and I had a problem… … Continue reading

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Beer Pickles

No. Not beer and pickles. Beer pickles. Pickles made with beer. Pilsner style beer, to be exact, but if you have a fave, by all means use that. The pickle slices turn out sweet and just a little bit zippy, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Warm Tomato Relish

First, let us deal with the whole ‘warm’ thing… this relish is pretty darned nice warm from the pot and spread on crusty, but it is also more than fine canned and enjoyed later, on its own, added to recipes … Continue reading

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