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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dill pickles

by jackieklein 4 years ago

I made these dill pickles yesterday. (Vinegar dills) a few hours after I processed them I noticed the white stuff on the ends of the cucumbers where I had cut the ends off. I can't seem to find any...

Canning Question: Is There Any Reason Not To Chill After The Water Bath?

by kaleokahu 4 years ago

So I canned a batch of dill pickles today, and took pains to keep the 'cukes crisp (iced for 2 hours, blossom ends cut off, minumum brine and bath times, etc.) And then the quart jars just SIT T...

Watermelon rind pickles?

by diva360 13 years ago

My grandmother, who is now gone, used to make great watermelon pickles. Unfortunately, she never wrote the recipe down. She was from rural Iowa, and the recipe was handed down to her. It probably...

What to do with pickled sorrel?

fame da lupo
by fame da lupo 10 years ago

Bought it b/c I'd never seen it before. As you might imagine, it's tang city.

Pickled Beetroot.

by KrisHughes 4 years ago

I'd like to make some pickled beetroot this summer. I say, beetROOT, rather than "beets" because I've only ever had the UK version, and that is what I would like to emulate. I've looked at a number...

ISO sweet pickled cauliflower

by kpaxonite 4 years ago

I know Lufa sells it but I no longer get baskets from them.... In grocery stores I only find cauliflower with other veggies in a spicy pickle ... Anyone know where I can buy some?

American-type Dill Pickles in London

by KaCHing 12 years ago

I cannot for the life of me find a dill pickle in London. At this point I'm not picky - I'd take even a lousy Vlasic or Claussen-type American grocery-store pickle, but it would be great to find a...

Best Pickles

by Reddyrat 12 years ago

What do you think is the best widely available dill pickles available? I currently have a jar of Vlassic dill spears in my refrigerator. They're not bad, but nothing to write home about. Wha...

Uses for pickled onions?

by learning2 9 years ago

Made some pickled eggs, no water, cider vinegar, garlic, lots of garlic, and about every spice that sounded good at the time and Cholula, lots of that, too. Potent stuff! Had a couple of yellow o...

uses for pickle juice

by tatamagouche 12 years ago

I'd started a thread about my penchant for drinking pickle juice on General Topics, which for some unfathomable reason has been removed. On that thread were several interesting ideas about uses for...

Dill seed vs. fresh dill for refrigerator pickles

by watermelonsoo 8 years ago

I've tried making refrigerator pickles twice and they both seemed to have this strange sweetness that I'm really not digging. I like really garlicky Kosher dills from Claussen or half sours from th...

Where to buy a pickling crock (SEA)?

by chococat 15 years ago

Has anybody seen a pickling crock for sale in Seattle? I've checked the usual suspects (Sur la table, City Kitchens, Williams-Sonoma) but have come up empty. I'd like to make pickles in it so I nee...

*May 2009* COTM Cradle of Flavor: Condiments (sambals, dipping sauces, dressings, & pickles)

foxy fairy
by foxy fairy 11 years ago

**May 2009 Cookbook of the Month is Cradle of Flavor: Home Cooking from the Spice Islands of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore by James Oseland. Please post your full-length reviews of recipes ...

what pickles?

by KayZee 13 years ago

A dear friend in Guadaljara wants me to bring her deli pickles. She says that the ones they get down there don't have the right flavor. I myself, I like claussen and other refrigerated pickles. ...


by StephenB 16 years ago

Well, it is the time of year in Wisconin to tend to the kitchen garden and make a batch of pickles. The one's I make are crock pickles, meant to be eaten 'fresh'. Does anyone have a favorite fami...


by lisa 17 years ago

I love the new pickles I get at a local restaurant - Moishy and Itsy's (sp?) Langhorne, PA and would love to try and make pickles at home. Does anyone have a fairly simple receipe? thanks


by hobokenhenry 18 years ago

Interesting article on NY pickles in the City section of last Sunday's NY Times. Not just Eastern European (Jewish) but all kinds--kimchi, etc. It seems as if there'll be a big pickle festival a...

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