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?
Homemade ketchup and pickles make this hotdog taste best. The pickles are the best I've made to date: starting to get my crunchiness right! And lots of tips from readers in the comments too.
Super dills! Dillweed, fresh dill and dill seeds are all used.
They may not be the fermented pickle of my dreams, but these not-quite-kosher dills are pretty fabulous.
I needed a base recipe for safe kosher-style dill pickles. You do, too. Here I annotate two recipes developed by Extension -- one for quick(ish) dill pickles, the other for fermented dills.