The Easiest Way to Make Your Own Pickles

This recipe is in quite the pickle—in a good way. Pickling is an easy way to preserve food by using acidic solutions that help prevent spoilage. Today’s versions of pickling include both fermented foods, which undergo a process to create lactic acid to keep bad bacteria out, as well as foods preserved in vinegar. Even though cucumbers are the vegetable most associated with pickling, all sorts of vegetables can be pickled, such as asparagus, green beans, onions, and carrots. Read the entire article at Greatist.com > > 

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