It’s not like store-bought pickles are expensive, but it’s kind of fun to pickle your own produce. It’s also pretty easy, especially if you have some leftover pickle juice on hand from an empty jar.
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As Epicurious points out, pickle brine is full of flavour and has enough salt to pickle an entirely new batch of fresh cucumbers. As they put it, “every jar of store-bought pickles is also basically a do-it-yourself pickle kit.” Once you’ve eaten all the pickles in your pickle jar, just hold onto the brine and from there, it’s an incredibly simple process.
Epicurious recommends starting with baby cucumbers, which are an ideal size for the jar. You can insert them whole or sliced into the brine, and from there, you slap the lid back on and refrigerate. Speared or sliced pickles are ready after a few days and whole pickles will be ready in a week or two.
For more detail, head to the full post at the link below.
The Absolute Easiest Way to Make Homemade Pickles [Epicurious]