quick pickles

Pickling: Pickled Watermelon

By | 2018-07-25T09:17:11-07:00 July 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

This post was inspired by my German mother-in-law. When I first started dating my husband, his mom pickled EVERYTHING, including watermelon. Watermelon??? I thought it was the strangest thing I had ever heard of......until I tried it. It is surprisingly GOOD. There are a few ways people pickle watermelon. Some use the rind (which is extra [...]

Pickling: Quick Pickles

By | 2018-07-25T09:25:43-07:00 July 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

From Wikipedia: "Pickling is the process of preserving or expanding the lifespan of food by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or immersion in vinegar. The resulting food is called a pickle, or, to prevent ambiguity, prefaced with pickled. The pickling procedure will typically affect the food's texture and flavor. In East Asia, vinaigrette (vegetable oil and vinegar) is also used as a pickling medium. Foods that are pickled include meats, fruits, eggs, and [...]