What is the Difference Between Sweet Pickles and Bread and Butter Pickles?

Who knew there were so many types of pickle? According to the Pickle Primer by Pickle Packers International, there are four main categories of pickle, with countless variations. Pickles are often produced...

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No Salt in Pickles

by kshbennett 2 years ago

I have discovered that I made a really big mistake when I canned at least two batches of pickles this summer...I forgot to add the salt to my brine! Is there anyway to fix these? I’ve thought abou...

Healthy Bev Bar @ Star Pharmacy & Gifts | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Star Pharmacy & Gifts opened in June. I was in there during the early days to check out the Healthy Bev Bar. The staffer offered me tastes of some fresh brewed tea and vegetarian sipping broth. It ...

Refrigerator pickles left out over night - safe to eat?

by baroll 2 years ago

I made these refrigerator pickles yesterday and forgot to put them in the fridge after they cooled down. They were out for about 12 hours overnight. Thoughts on whether they are still safe to eat? ...

True fermented pickles in NYC?

by mrip541 2 years ago

NYC was taken by the pickle craze, but it was a wave of vinegar-soaked cuke impostors instead of the real, lacto-fermented, no-vinegar-added, variety. What are the best real pickles in NYC, or that...

How to eat umeboshi?

by UncleLongHair 12 years ago

A friend of ours got us a small package of umeboshi as a present. These are small, pickled Japanese plums, apparently from a very exclusive type of plum tree. They are very cute, and our friend s...

Re-canning commercial dill pickles

by caiatransplant 3 years ago

Hi All. I needed a 1 gallon jar for a limoncello project and couldn't find one that was a full gallon, so bought a gallon container of Mt. Olive Kosher Dill Pickles with the idea that I could cut ...

Sour Pickles

by DeeElle 10 years ago

We are searching for the best, face-puckering sour pickles in the Boston area. Anyone remember salt-water pickles? Any suggestions would be most appreciated. ----- Grillo's Pickles Park Street...

anyone seen Heinz Gherkins lately?

by coll 14 years ago

It's becoming harder and harder to find these, I've tried all the other brands and they're nowhere near the same. They all have a funny taste, like cloves or something. Heinz still makes sweet reli...

Ideas for spicy dill pickles?

by corpkid 3 years ago

I went a little nuts and made 6 jars of spicy dill pickle spears and want to use them in my cooking, and they are quite spicy (2 red thai chilis per pint jar) and delicious. I need some inspiratio...

Did Metro stop carrying Claussen pickles?

by gisaster25 8 years ago

I was horrified to see the refrigerator shelf space formerly occupied by Claussen kosher dill spears at the Metro at College & Ossington (in Toronto) full, instead, of Strub's pickles. Only Strub's...

Real barrel-cured sour pickles in Durham

by ButtMan 7 years ago

Howdy y'all, New member here. I'm looking for places that sell real barrel-cured sour pickles, like the kind you'd get at the St. Lawrence market or at a nice steak house or with a good smo...

Leghorn Chicken?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Yesterday I noticed the signs for "Socially Conscious Chicken" at Leghorn Chicken. And gotta love the motto: "Make pickles, not war". But is the food any good?

Canning cucumbers (pickles)

by Germaine379 3 years ago

I made two mistakes after cannng (processing in jars) for sliced cucumber. 1. Forgot Tom run knife around jar to move air bubbles before sealing. 2. I processed jars for proper time (10 min, )...

January 2007/2009/2016 COTM: Zuni Cafe Cookbook: Vegetables, Savoury Fruit Dishes, Pickles/ Sauces and Relishes

by redwood2bay 13 years ago

----------------------------------------------------- 2016 REVISIT NOTE: If you are the first in 2016 to comment on a recipe, please reply to the OP and do not try to find existing posts to commen...

The Hottest and Tastiest Paste Evva

by DoctorChow 3 years ago

I'm a chili person who loves good, genuine hot sauces. As opposed to concentrates like "Dave's" stuff. Here's a real paste that I think is the hottest and at the same time most flavorful that...

Jacob's Pickles (UWS)

by ipsedixit 6 years ago

This place is pretty cool. Fried pickles, hot sour pickles, some decent fried chicken, good biscuits and some freaking outstanding sausage gravy. And beer floats, as well as a bunch of beers o...

Any ways to eat full pickles?

by khaz 3 years ago

As the result of an ill-advised wager I need to eat a bunch of pickles in the next two days, but I'm five pickles in and I'm sick of them! I have about ten left, I've already tried peanut butter, i...

Refrigerator Pickles - Heating the Vinegar?

by nickdziegler 3 years ago

Hello, I have been looking at recipes for refrigerator pickles, and they mostly seem to call for heating the vinegar before refrigeration. Is there a food safety reason for this? What I'd li...

Pickled Garlic

by munchkin1 3 years ago

I sent a jar to my son (Vermont Country Store). Is it used in recipes or just eaten like a pickle or olive?