To make pickling spice, combine 2 tablespoons mustard seed, 1 tablespoon whole allspice, 2 teaspoons whole cloves and 1 teaspoon ground ginger. Add 1 crumbled bay leaf, 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes and a 2-inch cinnamon stick to the mixture. For spicy pickles, add red pepper flakes to taste. Store t
Food Network has a simple recipe for homemade dill pickles seasoned with peppercorns, red pepper flakes and garlic. This recipes makes 3 pounds of pickles.
To make 1 cup of a simple pickling spice, combine 6 tablespoons mustard seed, 3 tablespoons allspice, 2 tablespoons coriander seeds, 1 tablespoon ground ginger, 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes, three crumbled bay leaves, three cinnamon sticks and six whole cloves. Store the mixture in a tightly cover
To make homemade pickled onions, in a lidded jar, dissolve 1/2 teaspoon sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt in 3/4 cup vinegar, and bring 2 to 3 cups of water to a boil in a kettle. Cut 1 red onion into 1/4 inch slices, place the onion slices in a sieve, place the sieve in the sink, and pour the boiling wat
Make homemade pickles by quartering 2 pounds of kirby cucumbers and placing them in two 1-quart canning jars. To make the brine solution, combine 2 cups of water with 1 cup of white distilled vinegar, 2 tablespoons of kosher salt, 2 teaspoons of sugar and 2 teaspoons each of black peppercorns and ca
The Food Network publishes a recipe for homemade fried pickles on its website. The recipe calls for various spices and uses a cornstarch and cornmeal dredge.
Crab boil spice or shrimp boil spice can be substituted for pickling spice. Old Bay Seasoning can also be used in place of pickling spice.
Ingredients commonly found in pickling spice mix include allspice berries, black peppercorns, mustard seeds and coriander seeds. Pickling spice mix may contain red pepper flakes, coriander, ginger or bay leaves. Cinnamon sticks, grated nutmeg and dill seeds may also be added to pickling spice mix.
To make easy, quick sweet pickles, you need one to two pounds of fresh cucumbers, cider vinegar, sugar, salt, sweet onions such as vidalia and spices, such as turmeric, powdered mustard and all spice. Variations use rice vinegar and other aromatic spices, including celery seed coriander, bay, cloves
Food Network has simple and easy-to-follow recipes from two of its shows. Both Emeril Lagasse and The Kitchen's recipes use beets, but Emeril Lagasse's is a more sophisticated take on the dish.