Are you tired of dealing with soft, squishy pickles? I’m sure I’m not the only one who has dealt with this problem. After years of experimentation and fighting with different recipes, I’ve collected these 5 simple tips to take your pickles to the next level. We’ll learn why small cucumbers are the best, why immediate canning leads to crunchy pickles, and why the blossom end might be our biggest enemy. You’ll also hear about my favorite way to keep pickles fresh for the long-haul.
Some highlights from the episode:
- Why you should always use small cucumbers
- What is tannin and why you should use it
- How Tea can power up your pickles
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More Tips on Raising Your Own Food:
- Learning to Respect Seasons (podcast episode)
- Homemade Krout and Fizzy Pickles–How to Make Your Own Probiotics (podcast episode)
- How to Store a Year’s Worth of Food for Your Family (blog post)
- How to Raise Your own Freezer Beef (podcast episode)