Posts Tagged ‘pickles’

I do love a well-crafted bloody mary. The sweetness of the tomato juice, the salty-sourness of the pickles, the tartness of the lemon and the spiciness of the hot sauce, combine to make a quenching, satisfying drink — with or without vodka. Often bloody marys are built with worcestershire sauce (which has anchovies in it). […]

My grandmother taught me how to can way before it was hip. She did it because she preferred the way home-canned apricots and peaches, relish and jam, and pickles tasted. It was hard, hot work, but it was always worth it. I lived for eight years in Walla Walla, an agricultural community in southeastern Washington. […]

Pickled Green Onions with Tarragon and Peppercorns Ingredients: 20 green onions, washed and trimmed at the root and top, so that the onion is only 3-4 inches long 6 cups cider vinegar 3 cups water 1/4 cup salt 1/4 cup sugar 6 sprigs of tarragon 1/4 cup black peppercorns 2 Wide-mouthed pint jars Instructions: Prepare […]