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 quick pickled long beans are crunchy, tangy and fresh! I eat them almost like a side salad and sometimes a condiment for noodle or rice dishes, but chopped fine, they would also make a delicious relish.
Chinese long beans make beautiful and colorful dilly beans.