I wanted to try the much-raved-about Rick’s Picks line of pickles from NYC and, as I can’t resist okra in any form, Smokra was a great choice. It’s smoky as hell thanks to smoked paprika, and it really makes my lunchtime salads fun. A no-brainer for a Bloody Mary, and I imagine quite delicious on top of polenta.

Smokra, $12.99 for a 15-ounce bottle

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