All you ever wanted to know about Pickling, but were too afraid to ask! First and foremost on this little exploration into pickles and pickling, we need to establish that pickles are not limited to cucumbers. In fact, to do so, we would be committing a culinary injustice of grave proportions. While we are opening up the world of pickles, let us also trash the notion that pickles are merely some sort of condiment to order a veggie burger with or without, or that they are merely some sort of afterthought garnish thrown on the rim of a plate. It’s time to respect the pickle. We will be recognizing pickles as a wondrous dishes all their own. We will be layering flavors, ingredients and theories to come up with a quick and easy guide for getting you pickling and enjoying a fresh, vibrant new world of old-world cooking. Yes, it’s just pickles, and yes, that’s exciting.
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