Sunday, August 21, 2016

Monday Making

I'm still working away at preserving the garden produce.
It takes a BIT of time making sure the GREAT vegetables
my husband's garden provides 
make it into onto our plates
and into our tummies.

He had a few VOLUNTEER cucumber plants this year.
That means = LOTS of cucumbers!!!!
This is the VERY first year I've attemped pickles.
That seemed to be the only way to get a handle on the situation!!!
Friends...
I don't know what took me so long!!!
They are SO easy!!
I used this recipe for these dill pickles and LOVE them!

I will be making pickles EVERY year.
:)


what are YOU up to this week???

10 comments:

  1. Oh, homemade pickles are so good! Years ago I tried making pickles and didn't have any success; even the flies wouldn't eat them when I finally put them on the compost pile. Then we moved and I tried them again and success. Not sure why the difference. Now this year we don't have any picklers.

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  2. They look good. Congrats on taming the cucumbers, that's no small feat.

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  3. Congrats on making pickles. I'm going to have to try this one day.

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  4. Yummm. I've made pickles for years as well as salsa, spaghetti sauce, tomato juice, ketchup, jams, etc. I LOVE gardening and processing the produce as much as I love quilting!

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  5. i make green tomato pickles....delish on burgers or even stand alone...

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  6. Aren't volunteer plants the best surprise? Except for those volunteer weeds! :)

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  7. mmm there is nothing like homemade pickles. I salivate just thinking about them.
    Hugs
    donna

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  8. Great looking pickles! That garden is keeping you busy!

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