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?
Pickled Green Beans: crisp beans in a tequila and Thai chili brine
A fantastic by the jar recipe for pickled beans. Add a few hot peppers to add a touch of heat!
Zesty and packed with dill, these pickled green beans swim in a simple brine alongside garlic, mustard seeds and whole chillies, and are ready for your Caesar in two days.
A Chesapeake Bay inspired pickled green bean. Easily modifiable. Enjoy these Old Bay Green Beans as a snack, cocktail garnish, or in spicy salad!
The classic pickled green bean, with a twist: the flavors of India. Curry leaf, black mustard, fenugreek and coriander, lime, chile and ginger. Jazz up your dilly beans this year: go Indian!
Got green beans? Add fresh herbs for a delicious spin on an old favorite.
Have you tried dehydrating your ferments? If you like fermented garlic dill green beans (a.k.a. dilly beans), then give this chip version a try. Crispy, crunchy, spicy and fermented!
While fermentation is technically a form of “processing,” it’s nothing like the modern techniques that are used to extrude, pasteurize, deconstruct, re-construct, strip down or otherwise adulterate natural ingredients.
Chinese long beans make beautiful and colorful dilly beans.
Canning green beans is just about as easy as growing them. They are a great starter crop for a new gardener and they are also a good vegetable to learn how to pressure can with.