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
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
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.
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.
A simple recipe for pickled eggs uses a dozen hard-boiled eggs, 4 cups of vinegar, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 chopped, medium-sized onions, 1/3 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon pickling spices. Minus the eggs, boil all ingredients together for 5 minutes, then pour over eggs.
A popular recipe for pickled eggs is Emeril Lagasse's recipe called Pickled Eggs and Beets from his show Emeril Live on Food Network. The recipe can be found online at FoodNetwork.com, and the ingredient list includes apple cider vinegar, sugar, hard-boiled eggs, garlic and onion. Beets can be omitt
A basic recipe for pickled eggs includes hard boiled, peeled eggs and a pickling solution that can vary from spicy to sweet and sour to dill flavored. Vinegar, salt and sugar are common ingredients in the pickling solution.
IncredibleEgg.org and BettyCrocker.com provide easy recipes for pickled eggs. Each recipe varies slightly, but requires the same basic preparation. One recipe provides four servings, and the other provides eight servings.
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