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Easy Pickled Vegetables

This pickled vegetables recipe was handed down to me by my mom. It's been in the family for years. These sweet and tangy pickles are delicious whether you use homegrown cucumbers or store-bought ones. They're great to have in the pantry. —Joan Haliford, North Richland Hills, Texas

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Best Ever Sweet Pickles

3 reviews

I pack away homegrown cucumbers every summer. This recipe is based on the pickled veggies in Brown Eggs and Jam...


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Easy Refrigerator Pickles

59 reviews

This easy refrigerator pickles recipe is a great way to use cucumbers and onions from the garden. Here in Upstate...


Microwave Pickles

10 reviews

You can enjoy a small batch of these sweet crunchy pickles anytime without the work of traditional canning methods. They're...


Pickled Brussels Sprouts

This year, when I asked my brother what he wanted for his 31st birthday, he answered, "pickled Brussels sprouts." I...

Easy Homemade Pickles

5 reviews

My husband grows cucumbers, garlic and dill in the garden and eagerly waits for me to make these homemade pickles....


Christmas Pickles

7 reviews

A dear family friend made these pickles for decades. I've adapted the recipe a bit over the years, but in...

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Grandma’s Dill Pickles

11 reviews

This treasured dill pickle recipe is like an old friend. These crispy spears have a slightly salty, tart flavor with...


Refrigerator Garden Pickles

6 reviews

Canning isn't necessary for these crisp-tender, tangy pickles. Keep them in the fridge and eat them up within a month....


German-Style Pickled Eggs

4 reviews

I make them these deviled eggs and refrigerate them in a glass gallon jar for my husband to sell at...


Tangy Pickled Mushrooms

Home-canned pickled mushrooms are a handy addition to your pantry. They’re ideal for cocktails, appetizers, salads and relish trays.—Jill Hihn,...

Watermelon Rind Pickles

5 reviews

"Waste not, want not" has always been smart advice—especially when it produces picked watermelon rind that's so refreshing. —Taste of...


So-Sweet Squash Pickles

4 reviews

These crisp crunchy slices, seasoned with celery seed and mustard seed, have a sweet-sour taste that everyone is sure to...


Bread and Butter Pickles

19 reviews

My mom always made this crisp bread and butter pickle recipe when we were kids, and she gave me the...


Pickled Sweet Onions

1 review

These slightly crunchy pickled onions are not only a great gift for Christmas, but also a terrific contribution to a...


Chicago-Style Hot Giardiniera

5 reviews

I've been living in Chicago for the last 12 years and have grown to love the spicy giardiniera served at...

Favorite Bread & Butter Pickles

2 reviews

I made these pickles while growing up and love them because you can eat them with just about anything. Now,...


Old-Fashioned Garlic Dill Pickles

3 reviews

When I was raising my big family, I'd make dill pickles toward the end of the growing season for winter's...


Pickled Green Beans

8 reviews

This recipe produces zippy little pickles, preserving my green beans for months to come...if they last that long. I crank...


Spicy Pickled Green Beans

1 review

A co-worker brought these pickled beans into work one day...I was hooked after one bite! And I was thrilled when...