Category Archives: Pickles

Ranch Pickles

I posted this recipe back in January, and while, we liked them, I thought that I could do better by using a sweet and zippy pickle than the dill slices I tried at first. As it happens, I was correct; … Continue reading

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Ranch Pickles

I was going through my latest Taste of Home magazine issue, and came across this kinda cunning sounding hack: pickles and ranch dressing mix. No, no, you do not make the ranch dressing and dip the pickles in it, though … Continue reading

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Pepper Relish

Today, in part two of my “building phase” to make Holidaze Barbecue Sauce at the end of the week, I am making pepper relish. Pretty common where I am from in New England, and dead delicious on top of a … Continue reading

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Cowboy Candy

I had some leftover jalapeños from making a batch of Ciao! Picollo and, well, the canning pot was still full of water, and I had lids and jars prepped anyway, so… Why not make Cowboy Candy? Cowboy Candy is basically … Continue reading

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Ciao! Picollo

No, I am not sending a greeting to a musical instrument. Instead, this is my homage to Chow Chow, a slightly zippy pickle relish usually based on cabbage. Mine does have cabbage, but the backbone of this pickle is cauliflower. … Continue reading

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Spicy Pineapple Relish

Around about here, adding ketchup to a hot dog is considered to be an abomination unto Vienna Beef. But, even around about here, respectful folk can respectfully disagree about whether or not pineapple has a place on a pizza (let … Continue reading

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Pepper Relish

This is a take on a classic New England relish recipe, which is quite tasty on crackers, spread on baked Brie, layered in calzone with sausage and Pepper Jack cheese, on burgers, and more. The traditional (New England) version is … Continue reading

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Parfait! Fresh Relish

I make a pretty darned decent pickle relish (if I do say so myself), and my pepper relish is not to be sniffed at; but, sometimes, one wants something a bit… fresher. This relish comes together in minutes, and you … Continue reading

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Gin and Tonic Pickles

!?! Yes. You read that headline correctly. Gin and Tonic. Pickles. The recipe, from the nice folk at delish.com, could not be simpler, or tastier, except… I was unaware that a lot of my friends are not fans of teh … Continue reading

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Fresh Relish

So… the only thing pickled about this fine relish is the avocado, which in and of itself is a lovely thing. Still and all, I’m gonna stick with calling this a Fresh Relish instead of, say, a salsa – mostly … Continue reading

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