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Fermented pickles from my garden

Feb 10 2012 0 Comments Tags: cucumber, fermented, Nourishing Traditions, pickle, real food

I love the taste of gherkins/pickles, but when I wanted to buy some recently I found that every jar in the supermarket contained green food colouring.  That's when I decided that I'd better grow my own, because I wasn't going to buy any of them!

a pickling cucumber
With my own pickles, I can use a lactic fermentation rather than pickling with vinegar. I did later find a jar of vinegar pickles at the...

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