pickling

Homemade Sauerkraut with Caraway

Ingredients: 3 lbs cabbage, core removed and sliced thinly 2 large cabbage leaves 3 teaspoons canning salt 1 1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons charnushka (black caraway) 9 black peppercorns other equipment: a plastic bag filled with water and tied closed a pickling or other nonreactive crock potato masher […]

Rachel’s Homemade Tomolives

Ingredients: 3 1/4 lb green (unripe) cherry tomatoes 6 cloves garlic (one for each jar) 6 cayenne peppers (one for each jar) 1/4 (loose) cup dill, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard seed 1/3 cup pickling salt 3 cups white vinegar 3 cups water Directions: Evenly divide the tomatoes, garlic, […]

Hot Pickled Green Tomatoes

Ingredients: 8 small, green tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup water 2 tablespoons pickling salt 1 habenaro, sliced thinly 1 teaspoon mustard seed 1 teaspoon dill seed 6 peppercorns 1 small shallot, minced Directions: Evenly divide the tomatoes, pepper, spices and shallot between 2 wide mouth […]

Pickled Long Beans

Ingredients: 1 bunch long beans (aka yard long beans, Chinese long beans) 1 Korean or Chinese hot pepper, cut into strips 2 cups white vinegar 2 cups water 3 tablespoons shoaxing wine 1/4 cup pickling salt 4 cloves garlic 1 inch knob ginger, cut into 4 slices 1 tablespoon broken […]

Pickled Fennel

Ingredients: 6 bulbs fennel, in 1/4 inch slices 6 bay leaves 4 1/2 cups water 4 cups white vinegar 1/3 cup pickling salt 1/4 cup minced fennel frond 6 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons sugar 3 teaspoons black peppercorns 3 teaspoons fennel seed 3 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons […]

Dill Pickled Garlic

Ingredients: 4 cups peeled garlic cloves 1 1/2 cups white vinegar 1 1/2 cups water 2 tablespoons pickling salt 2 tablespoon minced fresh dill 1 teaspoons black peppercorns 2 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds Directions: Bring the vinegar and salt to a boil. Prep the lids/jars. Evenly divide all of the ingredients between 2 pint […]

Old Bay Zucchini Pickles

Ingredients: 4 medium zucchini, cut into forths and to fit pint jars 1 1/2 cup white vinegar 1 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons pickling salt 2 tien tsin dried peppers 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon dillseed 2 teaspoons Old Bay 2 teaspoons yellow mustard seed 2 cloves garlic Directions: Bring […]

Spiced Pickled Cherries

Ingredients: 1 lb Lambert (or other sweet, dark red) cherries 1 cup water 1 1/4 cup white vinegar 3/4 cup sugar 2 whole star anise 4 whole cloves 8 black peppercorns Directions: Prep your jars/lids. Evenly divide the spices and cherries between 2 pint jars. Combine the water, vinegar and […]

Hot Pepper Pickled Asparagus

Ingredients: 6-8 pounds asparagus, cut into jar sized pieces* 6 cloves garlic 6 long, skinny hot peppers 6 bay leaves 3 shallots, minced 4 1/2 cups water 4 cups white vinegar 1 cup cider vinegar 1/3 cup pickling salt 3 teaspoons black peppercorns 3 teaspoons dill seeds 3 teaspoons dillweed 3 […]

Easy-Peasy Pickles

Ingredients: 4 lb pickling cucumbers, quartered length-wise 3 cups water 2 3/4 cups white vinegar 1/4 cup pickling salt 1/4 cup minced dill 3 teaspoons black peppercorns 3 teaspoons dill seeds 3 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seed 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed 4 large cloves garlic, […]