Cheerful sweet pickles

If we get snowed in this winter, one thing we will not have a shortage of is pickles. I’ve made so many pickles this summer I feel like I might turn into a pickle. As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I have canned grape leaf pickles, spicy garlic dill pickles, fermented pickles and hot…

Pickling experiments

A friend of mine asked me the other day if I had ever made pickled okra. I said I hadn’t and he offered me some okra to give it a try. Okra is one of those funny foods. People either love it or hate it. I love it fried or in a gumbo. This week…

In a real pickle

Homemade Grape Leaf Pickles Who doesn’t like a pickle? Ok, well, I’m sure there are some who don’t, but that’s OK, more for us! Summertime is in full swing and my cucumber vines are producing like crazy. I’m pretty excited about it because I love to can pickles. This year I am growing a regular…