Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Adventures in Pickling

Cucumbers never grew well in the garden at my old home. But this year we broke ground for a garden in the backyard, unearthing flood plain soil that hadn’t been cultivated in decades. Add my homemade compost and a sturdy trellis, and here comes an amazing crop of foot-long cucumbers! Read how I found myself knee-deep in pickle brine in a story I posted at mental_floss.

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