Category Archives: Pickles

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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Pickled Avocado

Stop right there. No, this is not a recipe to “preserve” avocados by canning the suckers and stashing ’em on a shelf in your pantry. This is, however, a wicked tasty way to add a big punch of flavor to … Continue reading

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Zippy Asparagus Pickles

I really wanted to make a batch of these nicely spiced pickles to bring to my sister’s house for Thanksgiving, but, asparagus was kinda pricey and the warehouse-sized mega market I happened to be shopping at was out of jalapeños! … Continue reading

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Corn Relish

My local family farm runs a deal they call “Mystery Bag.” The open the event on facebook on a Thursday, you join the event, then show up with $10 the following Tuesday and they fill a shopping bag with produce. … Continue reading

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Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapeños)

So, yeh, I know that I’ve posted this recipe before – in December, just in time for holiday gifts giving – but now, sadly, that supply of this tasty comestible is gone, and more is needed. Also, we’re on the … Continue reading

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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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