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Green Tomato Pickle Recipe

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GREEN TOMATO PICKLE RECIPE. Cut 7 1b. of tomatoes into thin slices. Put to soak for 24 hours in brine (one cupful of salt to each gallon of water). Then rinse in fresh water and drain. Put in pan with two quarts of vinegar (a little less will do), 1/2 …

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How To Pickle Your Own Olives

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The increased number of people who now have their own olive trees and also the increased availability of good pickling olives on the local market has produced a rising interest in pickling olives. However, if you intend planting trees for pickling purposes you will need to know that the varieties …

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Green Tomato Pickle Recipe

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The following recipe appeared in the Queenscliff Sentinel 10 March 1917. Green Tomato Pickle Recipe Cut 7 1b. of tomatoes into thin slices. Put to soak for 24 hours in brine (one cupful of salt to each gallon of water). Then rinse in fresh water and drain. Put in pan …

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Avocado Green Pickle Salsa

Avocado Green Pickle Salsa

Spicy, sour, sweet or dill. Whatever your pickle preference, it’s likely Mt. Olive Pickles in Wayne County has your pickle craving covered. With almost 100 years in the pickle business, Mt. Olive  has certainly earned a reputation for being tops in the pickle industry. That reputation is not just in North Carolina, …

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Pickled Pickle Power

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A pickled cucumber (commonly known as a PICKLE in the United States and Canada, and a GHERKIN in Britain, Ireland, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand) is a cucumber that has been pickled in a brine, vinegar, or other solution. They are then left to ferment for a period by …

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In A Pickle: Benefits of Fermented Cucumbers

Pickle Scientist

Craving a pickle? Go ahead and take a bite. Fermented vegetables are a healthy choice for a snack. Cucumber pickles are the most commonly consumed fermented vegetable in the United States, with Americans consuming more than 9 pounds of all types of pickles per person each year. Pickles are fat …

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What Is Cucumis Sativus?

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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a widely-cultivated creeping vine plant within the Cucurbitaceae gourd household that bears normally cylindrical fruits, that are used as greens. Considered an annual plant, there are three primary sorts of cucumber — slicing, pickling, and burpless/seedless — inside which a number of cultivars have been created. The cucumber originates from South Asia, however now grows on most continents, as many various kinds …

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A Lab That Keeps Us All Out Of A Pickle

Pickled Vegetables

A Lab That Keeps Us All Out Of A Pickle George Washington had a collection of 476 kinds of pickles. To prevent scurvy, Christopher Columbus stocked pickles on the Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria. Julius Caesar, believing pickles to be invigorating, added them to the Roman legions’ diet. In 5000 …

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It’s Quite A Pickle To Be In

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Pickles are a popular food, but are even trendier today as more and more craft brands show up in stores and farmers’ markets all over the country. But did you know USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has helped commercial pickle-makers, from small brands to the nation’s largest, meet the highest …

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Quick Fresh Pack Dill Pickles

Dill Pickles

QUICK FRESH-PACK DILL PICKLES 8 lbs of 3- to 5-inch pickling cucumbers 2 gals water 1-1/4 cups canning or pickling salt (divided) 1-1/2 qts vinegar (5%) 1/4 cup sugar 2 qts water 2 tbsp whole mixed pickling spice about 3 tbsp whole mustard seed (1 tsp per pint jar) about …

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Fermented Pickles