Pickles: Pickled Fruits & Vegetables For A Pickle Holiday

[1] It’s not just cucumbers: many fruits and veggies can be pickled, like these pickled radishes. Add them to salads, sandwiches, cheese plates, as garnishes and in a mixed pickle plate (photo © Simply Delicious Food). [2] Pickled apples, a delicious condiment. You can pickle them in an hour—see below (photo © Best Apples). [3]…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Artisan Pickles, The Best Pickles

Many foodpreneurs are making small batch, artisan pickles. Photo by Lindsay Landis | LoveAndOliveOil.com.   There are significantly more than one hundred small companies producing pickles all across this great land of ours. They’re small batch, hand packed and much tastier than mass-produced pickles. For most of us, pickles have been a commodity condiment: inexpensive,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The New Martini Garnish, Cornichons

Add a cornichon—along with an optional olive or cocktail onion—to your Martini (photo by Elvira Kalviste | © THE NIBBLE.   As we were enjoying some cornichons with a plate of pâté and cheese, we wondered: Why aren’t these cute little pickles served with Martinis? People love pickles—and many people don’t like olives or cocktail…
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PRODUCT: A Ken For Mother In Law’s Kimchi

Kimchi (pronounced kim-chee and also spelled kim chee or kimchee) are pickled vegetables that are pungent and fiery, seasoned with red chile flakes or whole chiles. Considered the national dish of Korea by many, kimchi is eaten as a side dish as well as incorporated into recipes. It’s a terrific fusion food, pairing well with…
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PRODUCT: Hot Pickle Chips & Turkey Burger

Does hot weather beg for hot pickles? Rick’s Picks, our favorite pickle-maker (read the review), has launched Hotties, crinkle-cut spicy pickle chips spiced with Thai sriracha sauce* and habanero. *Sriracha sauce is a dipping sauce made of hot red chiles, vinegar, garlic, sugar and salt. It is named after the coastal city of Si Racha…
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