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Pickles

Why Zesty Preserved Lemons Ought to Be in Your Pantry

Why Zesty Preserved Lemons Ought to Be in Your Pantry

Making preserved lemons at home is so easy and much less expensive than buying them.  These lemons are certainly worth the minimal effort they take to prepare.  You will soon find yourself jazzing up just about everything with a hit of their zesty citrus flavor. […]

Mammy’s Delicious Pickled Okra

Mammy’s Delicious Pickled Okra

Pickled okra is a great snack to have on hand for unexpected guests, sundowners, or family picnics.  Not only is it light and healthy, it is also positively addictive.  It’s very difficult to stop at just one. As a Southerner, I practically jump for joy […]

Crisp Pickled Radishes

Crisp Pickled Radishes

These quick pickled radishes are both beautiful and versatile.  Personally, I like to serve them with smoked fish on finger sandwiches or crackers.  The crunchy texture and sweet, mildly spicy flavor contrast beautifully with the unctuousness of smoked fish. The Art of Preservation When I […]

Quick Korean-Style Cucumber Pickle

Quick Korean-Style Cucumber Pickle

Years ago, when my husband and I were dating, we used to enjoy going out for Korean barbecue on Friday nights.  One of my favorite things about these outings was the array of colorful sweet, sour, spicy pickles that accompanied our meal.  There would inevitably […]