With small batch canning I am able to take care of that pile of carrots and create a fantastic garnish. These slightly sweet and quite spicy pickles work great on sandwiches, soups and curries, or as a side for any brunch that needs some extra kick.
I wanted to find the perfect balance between fruit and vegetable, something simple so the colors and flavors enhanced each other like Ying and Yang, Popeye and Olive Oyl, Yogi and Boo-Boo, and I wanted children to enjoy the taste too.
Becky was looking for alternative ideas of how to color her frosting for sugar cookie & gingerbread people. After trail & error she came up with a solid recipes for various colors using fruits & vegetables. She outlines all the steps & color combos!
While many partake in canning, drying & freezing the harvest, cold storage is another DIY option. Deanna explains the two methods: indoor & outdoor, w/ step-by-step instructions for a versatile indoor solution using plastic totes or bushel baskets.
Pickled carrot is served at good Mexican restaurants, often placed on the table with the chips and salsa when you sit down. This recipe could be considered an ‘Americanized’ version of a traditional favorite.
Purple carrots, yellow carrots, white carrots, and natural orange -- hooray for farm stands with their colorful, carroty-tasty alternatives to the standard Stepford Wives offerings. How to keep their beauty for lean days ahead? Check it out.
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Now, did he pick a peck and then pickle them? A blend of sweet and hot peppers, cauliflower, carrots and onions make these pickled peppers a bit different.
Moomins are characters created by Tove Jansson. If, like me, you are a Moomin fan, you will be thrilled to learn about the Moomins Cookbook, where I found this excellent pickle recipe. I have slightly modified it, leaving the Moomin spirit intact.