When I hear “pickle” I instantly think “dill” or maybe “bread & butter.” I don’t think “lime” or “miso” or “mango”. But there’s a world of pickles out there! The Indian Lime Pickle being just one. This version uses fragrant Key Limes.
Becky was looking for alternative ideas of how to color her frosting for sugar cookie & gingerbread people. After trail & error she came up with a solid recipes for various colors using fruits & vegetables. She outlines all the steps & color combos!
Time for preserved lemons. Traditionally, this Moroccan preparation uses simply lemons and salt. I like it with spices. Try it on plain, roasted chicken. Try it on a baked fatty fish with fresh mint. Chop it and toss it into a salad.
I drink the brine on this one. I kid you not. This is a super old-fashioned pickle so self consciously retro that it’s modern again—ready for its place on your Aunt Bitty’s relish tray alongside the three-bean salad and the pickled beets.
What to do with all that zucchini? Sub it for cucumbers for easy refrigerator pickles! After a few days marinating in the frig, these are colored nicely, packed with flavor, and crisp. Even zucchini haters will like them. Easy, no-canning method.