Ok so you guys all asked for my pickling recipe and here it is! I am a hugeeeeeee fan of pickles. Even as a kid they have been a favorite. I like to add them to burgers, sandwiches, and snack on them individually. After getting a batch of horseradish pickles from a local farmers market, I knew I had to create my own recipe to support the pickle habit and help my wallet out. Boris and I devoured the entire batch in a few days lol 🙂
After I did regular pickles I thought what else can be pickled? So I experimented with greens beans (a friend did these in the past) and asparagus. Holy moly you guys! They were so good! Crunchy with a little spicy kick. They are great for whenever you are craving something salty but not wanting to eat chips. It also dawned upon me that I should try to do the small tomatoes like the ones I buy at the Russian food stores. Pickled tomatoes are a tradition during the holidays in my family. You typically take a shot of vodka and chase it with a pickled tomato or a regular pickle. So I know it sounds weird but trust me it’s awesome! 🙂
These little pickled jars are also really nice for housewarming gifts. I gave a jar of asparagus to friends of mine and well it didn’t last long in their house. 🙂
Also if you are looking for some jars, these are good ones!
*This recipe makes enough brine for 4 large 20oz jars or several small ones. Whatever brine you have leftover can be stored in the fridge for the next time.
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