Tag Archives: Pickle Relish

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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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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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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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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Parfait! Zippy Tartar Sauce

I was in the mood for some fish stick-y kinda thing for dinner, and Trader Joe’s very nicely came through with a box of their breaded fish nuggets. I had a bag of tots in the freezer, so all that … Continue reading

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Parfait! Curried Tuna Salad

A kinduva surprising combination of tuna, mayonnaise, curry powder, Asiago cheese and three types of pickle relish; this recipe has become our default tuna salad. It also just happens to be a very fine party spread for crackers, with mebbe … Continue reading

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Parfait! Ciao! Piccolo

I do enjoy a nice giardiniera, but our traditional, Chicago-style, condiment is, while wicked tasty, packed in oil and so unsuitable for home canning – which means that if I make two gallons of the stuff, I need to use … Continue reading

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