Pickles and Preserves

Pickle

An edible product, such as a cucumber, that has been preserved and flavored in a solution of brine or vinegar.
A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.

The American Heritage Dictionary

Preserves

noun
often preserves Fruit cooked with sugar to protect against decay or fermentation.

The American Heritage Dictionary

Relish

A spicy or savory condiment or appetizer, such as chutney or olives.
A condiment of chopped sweet pickles.

The American Heritage Dictionary

This section was about “things you can put in a jar”. I will keep that spirit by mostly posting about pickles, preserves, relishes, jams and sauces. I will also post other processes that involve brining and salting.

Latest Pickle updates

No Plans

Last week I was supposed to have planned the month of June for cooking/baking. I did as proposed, but did not publish it (don’t know why). Even if I had published it, it would be a moot point, as everything changed and the plans have been voided. Yesterday we were informed that we will settle …

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Analysis – Experiment #2 – Part 2

There will be no analysis today. We ate the pickles before we got to Saturday and gave the second jar to the in-laws. It was delicious (although my step-mother-in-law said it was very much vinegar focused. I took it as a compliment because I don’t really like pickles that are too sweet).

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