Ripe Cucumber Pickles (for yellow cucumbers)

You might think to yourself “why would you need to note that the cucumbers should be ripe” when you first glance at this recipe card. Honestly, I have only made sweet pickles and have never processed them to be stored in the pantry; I freely admit my lack of knowledge in most things pickling. But, … Continue reading

Green Tomato Pickles

It’s spring and you might be planting tomatoes, cucumbers, and more in preparation for summer. If you have a bumper crop of tomatoes, you could try these greet tomato pickles. I guess if you have more than you can eat, this is one way to save the fruits of your labor. Note, a peck is … Continue reading

Sweet Cucumber Slices

It’s the first full week of May, did you plant your cucumber seeds? ┬áIf you did, in a couple months you should be enjoying fresh cucumbers, and if a bumper crop, you will have excess. You could try pickling with a simple recipe like this one. Sweet Cucumber Slices 1 cup sugar 1 tsp mustard … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Pickles

This pickle recipe has a short list of ingredients – cucumbers, vinegar, salt, dry mustard. I’m not sure if I would like these as I’m most familiar with dill pickles, but it could be interesting to try something different. Quick and Easy Pickles Take sufficient cucumbers to fill three gallons. Choose the tiny variety and … Continue reading

Sweet Sour Pickles

From Juneau, WI we have a recipe for sweet & sour pickles. These popular little gherkins take quite a lot of sugar, spices and time to make, but according to the recipe, they are delicious. I’m not a pickle maker, so I can’t advise here, except to say that pickling spice is probably what she … Continue reading