Category Archives: Pickles

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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Bread and Butter Banana Peppers

It has been a good summer for pickling. Thanks to friends; I started following a local family farm on facebook. They publish an ‘event’ on Friday, you ‘join’ it, then, come the next Tuesday, you show up with $10 and … Continue reading

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Zukes! Zucchini Relish With a Kick

‘Tis the season for bounty from the garden; and, while many gardens seem to have a LOT of zucchini, there really is just so much zucchini bread or cake or oven fried sticks or summer-y salad with olive oil, onion, … Continue reading

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Beet Relish

Wait! Don’t go yet. I, too, am not a real fan of the beet. I mean, sure, sliced, sea salted, and then roasted to make beet chips for a salad, but in general? No, thank you. But then, there is … Continue reading

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Sweet & Spicy Chop Pickle

My grandmother, Rachel, made her own pickle relish (she called it ‘chop pickle’) from veggies grown in her garden. I never got her recipe, but this one comes close, yielding a sweet relish of cucumber, onion, red and green bell … Continue reading

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Perfectly Pickled Green Beans

So, I do this thing with a local family farm where I ‘join’ an event on facebook on a Friday, and on Tuesday I show up, hand over $10, and get a pretty big honkin’ bag o’ STUFF. Good stuff, … Continue reading

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Zippy Ginger Refrigerator Pickles

I cam across a recipe for Hawaiian-style pork burgers with kimchi mayonnaise and spicy ginger pickles in the Sunday paper. The recipe, from chef Chris Stone looked wicked tasty, but I decided to put the burger idea aside for nicer … Continue reading

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