Jul 21, 2014

How To Make Pickles At Home (3 Easy Pickle Recipes To Get You Started!)


 3 homemade pickle recipes are that are so easy to make, you are going to want to make your own pickles all the time. Whether you are a sweet and spicy pickle person or a lover of tangy dill pickles, there is a recipe here to satisfy your pickle craving (even a gin and tonic pickle recipe!)






I didn't start out today with pickles on my mind. Really. Yet sometime between my first cup of coffee and my third cup, I learned quite a bit about pickles, and how easy it is to make pickles at home. 


It all started with a picture of a cute jar of pickles.  As I drank my coffee and browsed around on my computer, this ridiculously cute picture of a jar of pickles with a little fork attached to it with twine popped up. (Seriously, this would make as awesome Diy jar gift for any pickle lovers you know.)


So the picture of the cute pickle jar led me to easy pickle recipes you can make at home. And I thought I would come here and share some of these easy recipes for anyone else who may be curious about how to make pickles.





1. Gin and Tonic Pickles 




Photo: The View From Great Island



So tell me. Who would not want to make their own pickles made with gin and tonic?




2. Sweet and Spicy Pickles Recipe




Photo: SimplySoGood.com



I am more of a dill pickle gal myself. But this sweet-spicy refrigerator pickle recipe sounds delicious. Plus, it turns out that refrigerator pickles are the easiest pickle recipes to make. There is no need for sterilizing jars and no canning is needed. (See how much I am learning about pickles??)





3. Quick and Easy Refrigerator Pickles




Photo: RachelCooks.com



This super easy refrigerator dill pickles recipe sounds like a perfectly simple recipe for beginners just learning how to make pickles at home. Like me. All it takes is about 15 minutes, some cucumbers and brine (which also sounds super easy to make, btw) to have a batch of pickles ready to go into the refrigerator. Of course, the hard part is waiting an hour or so to eat the pickles.



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