Making Sour Pickles

Excerpted from Wild Fermentation… by Sandor Katz http://www.wildfermentation.com/making-sour-pickles-2/ Growing up in New York City, experiencing my Jewish heritage largely through food, I developed a taste for sour pickles. Most of what is sold in stores as pickles,...

Cucumber Basil Gimlet Cocktail

adapted from http://www.aidamollenkamp.com/2012/03/happy-hour-cucumber-basil-gimlet-cocktail-recipe/ Cucumber-Basil Gimlet Cocktail Recipe Makes: 2/3 cup simple syrup//1/2 cup cucumber juice//One cocktail Total Time: 4 1/2 hours to make the simple syrup Hands On Time:...

Kosher Dills

1 Tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon pickling spice 1 head dill 6 cloves garlic Pack small whole cucumbers in quart jars with ingredients on bottom. Fill to very brim with cold water. Screw on lids. Shake. Store in cool, dark place on a pad of newspapers. Jars will leak and...