People have been eating pickles ever since the Mesopotamians started making them way back in 2400 B.C. The pickles popularity grew over the years with notable mention from many famous people. Cleopatra claimed that they were the secret to her beautiful skin. Christopher Columbus ensured that his shipmates had a pickle each day in order to fend off scurvy and Napoleon believed that a pickle a day helped ensure that his troops remained strong in battle.
The only problem with homemade dill pickles is that they become mushy over time. Well…..I’m here to tell you that the days of limp pickles are definitely over!
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