Pickled Red Onion

Sometimes it is hard being a mom. You don’t often get much time to make fancy meals and sometimes a sandwich for dinner will have to do.  I recently came across a recipe that is really simple to make and can add a little something to your sandwiches and burgers. Take about three red onions…

Pickled Jalapenos

Pickled jalapenos is very easy to make and surprisingly a lot tastier than the store bought ones. They taste fresh and you can adjust the sweetness which is nice. You can also pickle other peppers at the same time. Begin by cutting up the peppers in slices. I recommend using gloves to prevent any pepper…

Roasted Pickled Beets

  I’ve always loved getting roasted beets from restaurants and I didn’t realize how easy it was. Start with cleaning and slicing your beets. You want to remove the outer skin which can get a bit tough.   The beets that I had was a candy cane beet. They had a wonderful and gorgeous look…

Cultured Pickles

There is nothing better that biting down on a nice crunchy piece of pickle.  Cultured Pickles are easy and delicious version of the classic pickle.  It keeps it crunch and has a nice natural sour note to it. Begin by starting the brine.  Add 1 1/2 tablespoon of salt to some water. Stir to dissolve. …

PPP…. Peanut Butter and Pickles Filled Puff Pastry

That craving. It just hits you. Mmmm peanut butter and pickles.  What a strange combination.  It started out one day when my friend said that he tried peanut butter and pickles.  Eww. I heard about that combination and always wondered who on earth would like it. But of course I had to try it.  The…

Pickle My Mandrakes!

This summer I wanted to grow something different. I have tried tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, kale, beans, bok choy, pumpkin and watermelon.  I decided I wanted to try carrots.  I knew the soil in my garden wasn’t the best but I still wanted to try.  When you are growing carrots you need to have very loose…