I love brine and have since I was a little girl. Whether it’s ume boshi or a Filthy Martini, anything that is vinegary, salty, and sour is a snack for me. Rick’s Picks Mean Beans have proven particularly dangerous, because not only are they perfectly pickled but they’re spicy too. They make a great snack, but are even better in a Bloody Mary. As an added bonus you can use the leftover brine to pickle carrots.

Rick’s Picks Mean Beans, $10.99

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