Tag Archives: pickles

Fresh Veggie Chow Chow

This isn’t any ordinary chow chow – it’s Veggie Chow! A tangy mix of crunchy, pickled fresh veggies that you can spoon into salads to add colour and zing, or pile onto a burger, or stir into eggs. Add it … Continue reading

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Magic Method for Never-Fail Easy Dill Pickles and a Peek at the Late-Summer Garden

Our cucumbers are doing their thing. Every time I look under the prickly leaves, a few more have ripened from little green dashes to overgrown submarines. I don’t know how it happens – I can pick them all off in … Continue reading

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Rouladen, a Christmas Eve Tradition

Rouladen are a traditional German dish, savoury meat rolls with mustard, bacon, pickles, and onions, browned and braised to tenderness in a flavourful gravy. What special food do you eat on Christmas Eve? Is it maybe a seafood feast, or … Continue reading

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Misty Moisty Mornings and Watermelon Pickles

One misty, moisty morning, when cloudy was the weather, I chanced to meet an old man, clothed all in leather. I said, “How do you do? How do you do?” and “How do you do again?” These are the words … Continue reading

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