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Entries Tagged as 'cucumbers'

Top-popping pickling process gives right signal

August 1st, 2008 · 6 Comments · Food preparation, recipes, Tools

This post is for the edification of wannabe canners and for the amusement of those of you who have been pickling, canning and generally “putting up” for years. No, I am not a canner. I am, however, foolish. Despite my awareness of the endless rules that accompany canning, I nevertheless subconsciously bought into the many […]

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Rule-breaking comes with pickles and jars

July 30th, 2008 · 11 Comments · Food preparation, Tools

Home canning has enough rules to fill a peck of pickled peppers, which is probably why: Most canning seems to be done by people who learned it from their elders. Most canners break the rules. I arrived at those conclusions after years of interviewing home cooks, including some who canned. They included individuals who: Never […]

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