Posts Tagged ‘homemade pickles

Pickled Red Onions and Jalapeños

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Winter in Chicago has been fairly mild this year, but I’m still so totally OVER IT. I really hate the cloudy skies. And I really hate how long it takes to get the kids ready to walk out the door. And I really really REALLY hate feeling cold all the time (especially when I step [...]


Homemade Bread and Butter Pickles

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I’ve become such a geek about canning fresh fruits and vegetables. I live in the middle of downtown Chicago, so I lack the space to grow my own produce.  But, I am happy to make do with what our neighborhood farmer’s market has to offer.  Last summer I bought a big bag of discounted ugly [...]


Pickles for a Picnic

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Chicago has enjoyed a very pleasant and mild October. Today was no exception. With sunny skies and the temperature in the 70s, it was a perfect day for a lunchtime picnic with my family. Evelyn packed her pink soccer ball and Mack packed his smile. I packed sandwiches, fruit, and a jar of sort-of homemade [...]