Gherkins are pickled cucumbers. You can find plain, sweet and dill varieties of gherkins. A gherkin's flavor depends on how the cucumber was pickled and seasoned. More »

Making pickled peppers generally requires boiling vinegar with sugar, salt and other ingredients and then pouring this hot liquid over the peppers. If using large peppers, they should be sliced into 1/4-inch rings, while... More »

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While individual recipes differ, pickled beet recipes usually require beets, salt, sugar, onions and select types of vinegar. Additional nuances include roasting the beets with herbs and aromatics beforehand, or adding p... More »

Some examples of exotic fruits include rambutans, durians, ackees, African cucumbers and chayotes. These fruits come from regions like Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Thailand, South Africa and India. More »

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Pickles are cucumbers that have been pickled in vinegar or brine. The act of pickling cucumbers has been performed since antiquity. A specific type of cucumber that is short and light is planted for pickling. More »

Some of the best non-starchy vegetables for people on a diet include peppers, carrots, leeks, onions, mushrooms, cucumbers, beets, artichokes, bean sprouts, asparagus and okra. Fresh vegetables are always better than can... More »

Some examples of fruits and vegetables that grow on vines include beans, tomatoes, watermelons, cucumbers and grapes. A vine is basically any plant that grows and extends through the use of runners. More »