Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Sweet and tangy, bread and butter pickles are a perfect foil to all of summer's favorite foods, and they can be done in just a couple hours.
Sometimes focusing on the act of preserving is more therapeutic than the end product. But tasty pickles are a nice bonus.
With an abundance of cucumbers on hand, I decided to try out this tested and true Ball Blue Book recipe for bread and butter pickles, canned for shelf stability using the boiling-water bath method.
When your summer squash plants explode, this recipe will help you turn it into bread and butter pickles.
This is my go-to bread and butter pickle recipe. It has a nice zip to it!
Pick the right cucumber for the best pickles. This handy guide helps you choose wisely.