Pickling at Home Everything you need to know to get started pickling at home

Everything you need to know to get started pickling at home

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History of Pickling

Pickling is an age-old preservation process that extends a food's shelf life. Many vegetables are good candidates for pickling and the most popular in the United States is the cucumber.
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Pickling Supplies and Tools

When learning how to make pickles at home you need to learn about the supplies that are typically used in pickling. The following are essential tools to create that perfect pickle.
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Pickling Safety

When pickling at home you need to know a little bit about pickling safety. There are only a few main concerns and we address them here.
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Types of Pickling

Pickles are great, nutritious snacks that can be eaten directly or added as a side dish to a meal. To appreciate pickles more, it is good to know how they are made with the different types of pickling processes.
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How to Can Pickles

For the step by step directions we will use cucumbers for the pickles but this process works for most pickled vegetables.
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How to Store Pickles

One of the main ideas behind pickling is to store them for future use. There are many ways to store pickles. It's just a matter of how and where you keep them, and how long you want them to keep for.
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How To Pickle Vegetables

There are many types of vegetables that can be pickled. Here is a look at many of them.
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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 favorites recipes so you can get started pickling today.

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