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?
These classic half-sour pickles use a tea bag, a few carrot sticks, and a cold soak to encourage crunchiness. Packed with the flavors of garlic and dill.
Sun Pickles sit in the sun from 3 days to a week depending how sour you want them. Mine sit in the sun for three days. I have to keep the kids and my husband out of the jars because everyone is testing them after the first day.
Its time to trim your garlic scapes off your growing garlic. Christina adapts a half-sour recipe to include garlic scapes.