The garden exploded with glorious cucumbers!
Mostly marketmore, but a few little heirloom miniature whites.
...Calendula buds too.
So that means pickle time
Around here, we really like the sweet bread and butter pickles.
The usual pickle recipe I go by is my auntie Bernie's Refrigerator pickles
I have little space in my fridge tho, so we go for canning this time!
Found a really great recipe that uses HONEY instead of sugar!!
as there is a lot of sweet in these babies.
~ pretty pickles ~
...listening for that pop, pop, pop sound that brings joy to your heart...
Here be the recipe
Taken from this lovely old wonder found at a garage sale.
not sure when it was published but my guess would be 1973!
Its a great local foods cookbook with all kinds of DIY food type information,
like make your own cheese, yogurt, saskatoon wine,...
Here's one of the best pages in the book:
Are you putting any garden foods by right now??
~ Peace, love and pickles to all ~