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Tsukemono Resources: Books and More

Looking to try your hand at Japanese-style pickles, or tsukemono? Here's a few resources to help you along.

Asian Pickles: Japan
Asian Pickles: Japan
Karen Solomon, who previously brought us Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It and Can It, Bottle It, Smoke It is back with an exciting new premise, a series of e-books on Asian pickles. The first installment focuses on the traditions of Japan.  
Easy Japanese Pickling in Five Minutes to One Day: 101 Full-Color Recipes for Authentic Tsukemono
This simple, straightforward book covers a wide array of Japanese pickling techniques from the most basic to the more advanced like misozuke, plus ideas on using tsukemono in everyday dishes.
Kansha: Celebrating Japan's Vegan and Vegetarian Traditions
The always engaging Elizabeth Andoh's homage to Japanese vegetarian and vegan food includes a section dedicated to tsukemono. Gorgeously photographed.
Tsukemono Presses
Certain kinds of tsukemono require putting vegetables under pressure. These pickle presses come in a variety of sizes from one liter to three liter depending on your pickling prowess.
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