Rain Water Pickle Recipe.
Back in the late 1800s, the Chicago Tribune newspaper would run a page in every issue where women would write in questions asking readers for advice and recipes. For example, someone in one small town might write in asking what a good matching color would be to decorate a rose colored dining room, or where to find a certain kind of fabric.
Here’s a recipe for Elzerena, who had asked for a pickle recipe in a previous issue.
- Rain Water
This is a first that I’ve seen rain water used in a recipe, and I’ve never heard of pickling using alcohol. Thoughts on this one?
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