Homemade Gherkins

Homemade Gherkins are easy to make, they sweet and tangy baby pickles that are fermented then canned. Plan Ahead  The entire process takes 6 days but only take a few minutes of work each day. They start off with a salt water soak for 2 days. Then they soak in a pickling spice infused vinegar,…

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Chive Blossom Vinegar

Chive Blossom Vinegar is inexpensive and easy to make and is an impressive flavoured vinegar that will become a staple in your kitchen. When I moved up north the yard I ended up with was in dire need of much love and tlc. It truly required a complete redo from the trees and shrubs right down to the lawn. Everything…

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Dill Pickles

It has been many years since I  made nice garlicy dill pickles. I am usually drawn to making Yum Yums as they are a taste of my childhood and instantly take me back to my baba’s dining room table and the many family gatherings we would have. But this year I am craving dill pickles,…

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Pickled Beets

It is easy to make flavourful pickled beets with this traditional pickling recipe for Pickled Beets. Beets are one of the most loved vegetables I grow. Always in every garden I have ever grown and is one of the items I plant the most heavily. Beets are a sturdy reliable option that is low maintenance…

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Pickled Radish Seed Pods

It has been the summer of rain. We broke a 50 year moisture record this year which, for a few reasons is great. The spring was met with many forest fires which were not that far from where I live, fire bans went up very early in the season so the moisture was needed. But…

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