Citrus Hopped Pickles

Here’s a riff on the garlic dill pickle recipe. It uses hops and citrus peels. If you like IPA beer, you’ll dig this variation. I’ve used salt-and-pepper variety of cukes …

Garlic Dill Sauerkraut

This is a great recipe for the “shoulder season” of autumn– when cucumbers are just becoming out of season, and cabbage is coming in! You don’t have to give up …

Pickled Watermelon Rinds

Learn how to use (almost) every part of the watermelon. Austin shows you two ways to make fermented pickled watermelon rinds. I use a 5% (by weight) brine, which is …

Beet ‘n’ Sour (Sweet) Pickles

In the pantheon of pickledom, must they ALL be sours? Is there any room for a bread and butter, sweet pickle, at least a respectable old-fashioned (read: fermented) version? The …

Chiles in Escabeche

Escabeche has a fascinating history. The word originally comes from the Persian al-sikbaj, literally meaning “vinegar food”. After mingling with the Spanish, it eventually became part of the Spanish and …

Cucumber Kimchi

Kimchi is so more than just cabbage! There are almost 200 varieties of kimchi in Korea. This dish uses cucumbers, a summer fruit. It has a clean, refreshing taste (no …

Garlic Dill Beans

Pickled garlic dill beans are one of the simplest recipes to get you started on the path to fermentation. Use any kind of pole beans you like. Think of them …