When it comes to great cooking, the one thing that does a million jobs isn’t just the knife, it’s brine, and it isn’t just a curing tool either. Continue reading How To Cook With Brine
Decided to try something new the other day, and thought I would write a little about it. Seeing ‘Sweet and Spicy’ on the side of these, I imagined they would be like bread and butter pickles, but with a kick. That’s really not the case. Continue reading Hot and delicious, McClure’s Pickles
Or at least that’s what it should look like. The taste? Not so much. They taste musty, the same as they smell. Another day another lesson learned. It was the jalapeno I think. Use only FRESH ingredients. Let this be a lesson to you! *has a parental flashforward* Continue reading Now That’s A Pickle!
Wish me luck! Apparently this is a touchy process, so these could go bad. All that growing and they could end up in the compost! Two ended up going into the compost. I like to taste my cucumbers after I cut the ends off, just to be sure they haven’t gone bad. All it takes is to cut a thin slice from the end. Glad … Continue reading First go at fermentation