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Pickling Recipes


Pickling recipes There are hundreds of different variations on pickles ranging from the typical pickled cucumbers to the more unusual pickled scapes or even sauerkraut. We've put together some of our favorite pickling recipes so you can get started today.

With many of the recipes, especially ones stored in the refrigerator, you can substitute the vegetable being pickled for whatever you have on hand. So if you have a fresh harvest of something we don't have a recipe for, pick a recipe that sounds good and replace the vegetable with the one you have.

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Pickling Recipes

Pickled garlic

Basic Pickled Garlic Recipe

Pickled garlic is a unique way to add some flavor to everyday meals. The pickling process helps to mellow out the sharp taste of garlic. Garlic pickles are great accompaniments to pastas, salads, and sandwiches.
Bread and butter pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

My favorite pickles are bread and butter cucumber pickles. They just have such a great flavor and I love to eat them straight from the jar.
Pickled green beans

Dilly Beans Recipe

Dilly beans are a very popular type of pickle to make. The dill goes great with the vinegar and the crisp green beans. The whole process is very similar to making other pickles.
Dill pickles

Fermented Dill Pickles Recipe

Making lactic fermented pickles is an easy and fun way to try something different. Our fermented pickles are dill but you can use a variety of spices that appeal to you.
Pickled asparagus

Pickled Asparagus Recipe

Asparagus has the problem of only being available in the spring and our pickled asparagus recipe is a great way to preserve that harvest for later. Pickled asparagus has a great tangy crunch to it and it's great as a snack or on richer foods like steak or duck.
Pickled carrot sticks

Pickled Carrots Recipe

Pickled carrots are a classic snack and are very easy to make at home. I include the step for blanching the carrots before pickling them. This helps them keep their color and crispness but be sure you don't over blanch them.
Pickled cherries

Pickled Cherries Recipe

Pickled cherries are a great way to add a nice tart sweetness to many richer dishes. You typically would use bing cherries but any sweet cherries will do
Pickled garlic scapes

Pickled Garlic Scapes Recipe

In the spring the garlic scapes come out and they are great for stir-frying but they also can be pickled. The process is very similar to making beans or asparagus.
Pickled green bean recipe

Pickled Green Beans Recipe

Pickled green beans are a classic snack and are very easy to make at home. I include the step for blanching the beans before pickling them. This helps them keep their color and crispness but be sure you don't over blanch them.
Pickled jalapenos

Pickled Jalapenos Recipe

I love pickled jalapenos, they're great on hamburgers and hot dogs. They are also a great way to add some extra flavor and texture to steaks or pork chops.
Pickled peppers

Pickled Peppers Recipe

When you pickle peppers the result is a spicy, tangy pepper that is great when paired with rich dishes such as steak or fattier cuts of pork.
Pickled radishes

Pickled Radishes Recipe

I love fresh radishes in spring when they have a mild peppery flavor and a lot of sweetness. As it gets warmed out they start to take on a much more pronounced spice and they aren't as good to snack on. One way to help use up these more peppery radishes is with our pickled radish recipe.
How to can pickles

Pickled Zucchini Recipe

During squash season I end up with way more squash than I can use. One way I found to help preserve it for later is through my pickled zucchini recipe. I add some turmeric for extra flavor along with a few more spices.
Pickled garlic

Spicy Pickled Garlic Recipe

Pickled garlic is a unique way to add some flavor to everyday meals. The pickling process helps to mellow out the sharp taste of garlic. Garlic pickles are great accompaniments to pastas, salads, and sandwiches.


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