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?
Here's an easy pickled blueberry recipe. You can leave it quick pickled, which will last in the fridge for months or can it for longer. It's great on pork, fish, and your favourite cheese.
Spicy sweet Pickled Peaches from Darina Allen's Forgotten Skills of Cooking: good with bacon, glazed ham, duck or goose
A delicious warming pickle that works with whatever vegetables you have in your garden (or farm store). Great with cold meats.
Quick refrigerated pickled jalapeno with red onions. Spicy kick from the jalapeno paired with the sweetness from red onions. Perfect cool and crisp topper for burgers this summer!
Pickled Chayote Slaw: A citrus-y cross between vinegar-dressed cole slaw & sauerkraut, but with chayote squash. Tart, a bit sweet, but still retaining a slightly crispy bite - very much like cabbage-style slaw or kraut. Great with sandwiches or BBQ.
Need to use up all those beans from your CSA? Give these Spicy Dillys a try. Plus a simple ratio used to pickle anything.
Pickled beets, turned into beet pickled eggs, destined to be beet pickled deviled eggs!
Behold... "The Frickle!" Not only is this a fast method for pickling, but can also make for a more dynamic pickle when pressed for time.
Love coming to a pickle party! I'm bringing quick fridge pickles made from tomatillos, green beans and carrots.
Deli-Style Pickles at Home!