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?
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.