Make pickled eggs at home safely using onion, dill and jalapeño, with the perfect aromatic blend of pickling spices. Perfect snack straight from the jar, and guaranteed to liven up your usual egg salad.
Curing salmon couldn't be easier! I used wild sockeye salmon, salt, sugar, dill, black pepper and grapefruit infused gin. The gin can be replace with vodka or aquavit, or omitted, but it does add a citrusy, piney depth to the fish flavor.
This recipe is a spin on tzatziki, the Greek cucumber dip. It's light, fresh and delicious especially over a chopped salad with hearty chunks of cucumber, radish, onion, hard boiled egg and flaked salmon. It works well as a dip or spread as well.
This is a great food preservation 101 post on curing salmon in salt to create glorious Gravlax. Pirate Jeni shares the process, the history of gravlax, & instructions to make your own aquavit (a Scandinavian flavored spirit caraway/lemon/dill).