Category Archives: pickle

St. Patrick’s Day Reuben

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Pickle-brined Chicken

Nothing revolutionary here, but this process made for some great roasted chicken thighs. I didn’t have any buttermilk on hand, so I mixed up a little pickle brine with milk and hot sauce. After soaking overnight, dredge in seasoned flour, … Continue reading

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Garlic and parsley pickles

A slight variation on the standard naturally fermented garlic sour pickle, this time with parsley instead of dill. I do really like parsley, so I’m curious to see how these turn out. Garlic and parsley pickles 5% brine (50 g … Continue reading

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Assorted Links 8/22/12

Plenty of great things out there. Here’s what caught my eye in the past few weeks: Smoked porchetta di testa (From Belly to Bacon). Dill pickle gear (Food With Legs). How to Smoke Salmon (Hunter Angler Gardener Cook). Go Pig … Continue reading

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Barely Pickled

Nope, not an afternoon of gin-and-tonics, and not Hendrick’s pickles (an idea via From Belly to Bacon that’s brilliant on a number of levels). That’ll have to wait for another time and another post. But these are quick pickles, truly … Continue reading

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CSA week 2 – roasted cauliflower and kale

So, in order not to get buried under the CSA landslide, we’ve had to up our level of weekly meal planning. Since we pick up our vegetables at the farmer’s market on Saturday, we also take stock of the situation … Continue reading

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pickled peppers and pig’s ears

So here’s steps 2 and 3 of project pig’s ear, and a quick new favorite technique (well, old technique actually) for pickled peppers. 

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Charcutepalooza Wrap-up: Back to Basics

So, coming up with a plan to show off a bit of what I’ve learned this year, I figured I’d go back to the basics. We started this blog a little more than a year ago (just 2 months before Charcutepalooza … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Pickles

There are many different versions of the “refrigerator pickle”. They are quick and easy and require very little effort. I actually made these over the summer and I am now just writing about them. Here is a quick version that … Continue reading

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Recent Projects

Busy, busy, busy. Work and home have been full, to say the least. But we do have to eat, so there have been a few food projects to note:

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