Dill Pickles

I’m going to continue on with my latest trend of pickling garden produce, and introduce you to my Dill Pickle recipe. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy it as much as I do. Ingredients: fresh Cucumbers cut into rounds (enough to fill 2 pint jars or a quart) 4 thinly sliced Pearl Onions (or a 1/4 of a…

Dilly Beans

I’ve had a prolific crop of green beans this summer which means indulging in one of my favorite pickles – the Dilly Bean! One of the beauties of this recipe is that you can pull it together in as long as it takes you to boil your pickling solution, which for my is about 10…

Honey Pickles

I felt like I needed to get this post in before the official start of Fall, which happens to be tomorrow, although it still doesn’t feel like Fall.  It’s hard to believe that I turned on my AC last Monday.  Crazy.  Total Boloney.  At this time of year I’m usually contemplating on how long I…

Beet Pickled Deviled Eggs

I made these over the Holidays.  I could not resist the bright colors, and the pickling gives the eggs a lovely tangy flavor.  I over pickled this batch.  It is best if you only leave the eggs to pickle overnight, instead of the entire week I gave this batch.  You live, you learn, and if…

Lila’s Fresh Cucumber Pickles

Growing up during the Great Depression my grandmother, Lila, was raised on thrifty, economical cooking.  The recipe below is one of those thrifty recipes that has survived being passed down through the decades due to its subtle, fresh flavors and easy preparation. This is not a recipe for traditional pickles, but a recipe for a…

Pickled Red Onions

A simple, easy to make garnish that will add a slight crunch, a sharp tang, an edge of sweetness, and a pop of color to your salads and sandwiches.  I like onions, but tend to avoid raw ones due to their potent aftertaste.  By pickling my onions I can garnish my food with them without…